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The CW’s Black Lightning Coming to an End With Season 4

BEGIN SLIDESHOW The CW’s Black Lightning coming to an end with season 4 After three highly-acclaimed seasons on the network and entering development into a possible spin-off, The CW has announced it is bringing DC Comics series Black Lightning to an end with its upcoming fourth season, according to The Wrap. RELATED: Painkiller: Black Lightning Sets Up Spinoff with Backdoor Pilot to Debut in Season 4 PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptS...
Tags: Movies, Cw, Jim Gaffigan, Mary Jane, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, ComingSoon, Warner Bros Television, Jefferson Pierce, Berlanti Productions, Jordan Calloway, Cress Williams, Tony Isabella, Trevor Von Eeden, Akil Productions, Salim Akil Mara Brock Akil


Painkiller: Black Lightning Sets Up Spinoff with Backdoor Pilot to Debut in Season 4

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Painkiller: Black Lightning Sets Up Spinoff with Backdoor Pilot to Debut in Season 4 The CW has announced that they’re currently in the process of developing the first Black Lightning spinoff which will center on one of the series’ villains, Painkiller, who is portrayed by Jordan Calloway (Riverdale). The introduction to the new Arrowverse series will start as a backdoor pilot that will air in 2021 as the seventh episode of Black Lightning‘s upcoming fourth season. RELATE...
Tags: TV, Movies, TV News, The Cw, Cw, Jim Gaffigan, Mary Jane, Khalil, Greg Berlanti, Odell, Sarah Schechter, ComingSoon, Warner Bros Television, Calloway, Jefferson Pierce, Painkiller


Wayne Brady Joins Black Lightning Season 3 as Gravedigger

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Wayne Brady joins Black Lightning season 3 as Gravedigger We will get to see a new side to Wayne Brady soon as the actor has signed on to star in the third season of The CW’s Black Lightning as Tyson Spikes, aka Gravedigger. RELATED: Black Lightning Season 3 Premiere Photos Released Spikes is described as a World War II-era member of the U.S. military who became a “super solider” after a secret experiment gifted him with enhanced strength, agility, tactical genius and ha...
Tags: TV, Movies, TV News, Asa, Cw, Mary Jane, Greg Berlanti, Wayne Brady, Sarah Schechter, Warner Bros Television, Jefferson Pierce, TV Premiere, Berlanti Productions, Black Lightning, Jordan Calloway, Cress Williams


DC in DC continues today at the Newseum

SATURDAY, JANUARY 13 — NEWSEUM 10:00–10:45 a.m. The Art of the Matter: From Sketch to Screen — Just how do our favorite DC Super Heroes fly from the page to the screen? This behind-the-scenes look at the creative process provides an "origin story" of how some of DC's greatest Super Heroes on the page have evolved into some of TV's hottest Super Heroes on screens all over the world. Join executive producers Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter (Arrow, Black Lightning, DC&...
Tags: Comics, Gotham, Marvin, Cia, Batman, Dc, Cw, Jack Kirby, Jones, John Ridley, Russell Tovey, Tom King, Warner Bros Pictures, CW Network, Greg Berlanti, Candice Patton


PR: DC in D.C. on MLK Weekend

DC in D.C. on MLK Weekend By Official Press Release Thursday, December 14th, 2017http://www.dccomics.com/blog/2017/12/14/dc-in-dc-on-mlk-weekend WARNER BROS. TELEVISION GROUP & DC ENTERTAINMENT BRING THE WORLDS OF THEIR TV SERIES AND COMIC BOOKS TO WASHINGTON, D.C. FOR A LANDMARK POP CULTURE EVENT JANUARY 12–13, 2018World Premiere of the Upcoming DCTV Series Black Lightning...
Tags: Facebook, Comics, Washington, Digital, America, Gotham, Smithsonian, Cia, Gotham City, Batman, Dc, Jack, Cw, DC Entertainment, Jack Kirby, Dexter


Warner Bros. Announces DC in D.C. Event, Will Premiere Black Lightning

Warner Bros. announces DC in D.C. event, will premiere Black Lightning Warner Bros. Television Group, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment have announced they will team up together for “DC in D.C.,”a new pop culture event that brings together the worlds of entertainment and public service to illuminate the story of America and current issues through the lens of comics and Super Heroes. Set to take place in our nation’s capital during the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend...
Tags: TV, Movies, China, Digital, America, Gotham, Smithsonian, TV News, Cia, Gotham City, Batman, Dc, Warner Bros, Jack, Cw, DC Entertainment


Comic-Con: Black Lightning Cast Adds James Remar and Damon Gupton

Comic-Con: Black Lightning cast adds James Remar and Damon Gupton The excitement surrounding The CW’s latest addition to its DC Super Hero lineup was electrifying at Warner Bros. Television’s Black Lightning Comic-Con 2017 panel Saturday, July 22, as fans learned that two new characters will enter the beleaguered community where local hero Jefferson Pierce secretly fights crime as masked vigilante Black Lightning. Executive producers Salim Akil & Mara Brock Akil announced at the session that ...
Tags: TV, Movies, TV News, The Cw, Cw, Comic-Con, Henderson, Jefferson, Greg Berlanti, Damon Gupton, James Remar, Sarah Schechter, ComingSoon, TV Premiere Dates, Warner Bros Television, Jefferson Pierce


Comic-Con: Warner Bros TV 2017 Schedule Revealed

Check out the full Warner Bros TV 2017 San Diego Comic-Con schedule! Warner Bros. Television has gone to the dogs. The full Warner Bros. TV 2017 Comic-Con schedule has just been released along with the help of some cosplaying canines. Read on for the full schedule and check out the SDCC announcement video at the bottom of this page! The dog days of Comic-Con don’t stop there: The Big Bang Theory’s canine star, Cinnamon, will be participating in a special “paw-tograph” signing alongside cast a...
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Watch the Trailers for The CW’s 2017-2018 Shows: ‘Dynasty’ Remake, Lucy Hale’s ‘Life Sentence’ & More

Upfronts have come to an end, and the last batch of trailers has arrived from The CW, showing off the new shows they have coming in the 2017-2018 season. We’ve already highlighted the trailer for Black Lightning, but there are three other shows that The CW is trying to get off the ground. There’s a remake of the classic series Dynasty, the military drama Valor and their most interesting show, Life Sentence, about a girl with a terminal illness who suddenly finds herself dealing with the life sh...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Drama, Atlanta, Wes, Paris, New Orleans, The Cw, Cia, Somalia, Life Sentence, Cw, Stella, Fallon, Peter


Black Lightning is Not Part of The CW’s Arrowverse

Black Lightning is not part of The CW’s Arrowverse Given the talent involved in the series and the network it calls home, many assumed the upcoming Black Lightning series was already a part of the The CW’s “Arroverse” (including Arrow, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and Supergirl). Speaking ahead of the network’s upfront presentation, however, CW president Mark Pedowitz confirmed (via EW) that Black Lightning, which will premiere midseason, is not a part of the extended network of super...
Tags: TV, Movies, TV News, New Orleans, Cw, Arrow, Mark Pedowitz, Pierce, Mary Jane, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, TV Premiere Dates, Warner Bros Television, Berlanti Productions, Black Lightning, Tony Isabella


The CW Fall 2017 Schedule Announced

The CW fall 2017 schedule announced The CW presents its 2017-18 primetime schedule to advertisers, affiliates, and national media today at the New York City Center in New York City, with the multi-platinum, multi-Grammy Award-winning rock band Muse opening the show with the worldwide debut performance of their new single, “Dig Down.” You can view The CW fall 2017 schedule below. ““The CW has transformed over the past few years, from a linear network into a true multi-platform success. Whether...
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