Black Lightning

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Black Lightning
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Premiere January 16, 2018
Airs Mondays at 9PM
Based on characters created by
Tony Isabella with
Trevor Von Eeden
Developed by Salim Akil
Network The CW
Style 60-minute superhero drama
Company Berlanti Productions,
Akil Productions,
DC Comics,
Warner Bros. Television
Seasons 3
Episodes 29 (through season 2)
Status Currently airing season 3
Renewed through season 4
Origin USA
Official Site CW

Based on the DC character created by Tony Isabella and Trevor Von Eeden, Black Lightning centers on Jefferson Pierce. He made his choice: he hung up the suit and his secret identity years ago, but with a daughter hell-bent on justice and a star student being recruited by a local gang, he’ll be pulled back into the fight as the wanted vigilante and DC legend Black Lightning.



Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2 3 4
Cress Williams Jefferson Pierce / Black Lightning * * *
China Anne McClain Jennifer Pierce / Lightning * * *
Nafessa Williams Anissa Pierce / Thunder * * *
Christine Adams Lynn Stewart * * *
Marvin "Krondon" Jones III Tobias Whale * * *
Damon Gupton Deputy Chief Bill Henderson * * *
James Remar Peter Gambi * * *
Jordan Calloway Khalil Payne / Painkiller o *
Orange/Red/o indicates a recurring or guest role during that season.
Dark Green indicates top billing during that season.
Supporting/Recurring Cast 1 2 3 4
Skye P. Marshall Kara Fowdy * *
Charlbi Dean Syonide * *


Season  Premiere Finale #
The CW
Season One January 16, 2018 April 17, 2018 13
Season Two October 9, 2018 March 18, 2019 16
Season Three October 7, 2019 March 9, 2020
Season Four 2020


DVD Releases

There are no DVD releases for this show.

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