Scoop: Coming Up on the Season Premiere of BLACK LIGHTNING on THE CW - Tuesday, October 9, 2018
"The Book of Consequences: Chapter One: Rise of the Green Light Babies" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
ROBERT TOWNSEND, BILL DUKE AND ANGELA RYE GUEST STAR - Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) and his family may have survived Tobias's (Marvin Jones III) attack, but they're not out of the woods yet. Concerned for the safety of Garfield's students, the board considers a motion to shut down the school, forcing Jefferson to go to Napier Frank (guest star Robert Townsend) to sway the vote. Jennifer (China Anne McClain) struggles with her powers and her actions have unforeseen repercussions. Meanwhile, Anissa (Nafessa Williams) finds a new way to give back to Freeland. Lastly, Lynn (Christine Adams) continues her quest much to the dismay of Agent Odell (guest star Bill Duke). Damon Gupton and James Remar also star. The episode was directed and written by Salim Akil (#201). Original airdate 10/9/2018.
Black Lightning is new Tuesdays at 9/8c on The CW, and available next day on The CW App.
Gifted with the SUPERHUMAN power to harness and control electricity, he used those powers to keep his hometown streets safe as the masked vigilante Black Lightning, but he left the Superhero days behind. Almost a decade later, Pierce's crime-fighting days are long behind him...or so he thought. Christine Adams, James Remar, Damon Gupton and Marvin Jones III also star.
Jefferson Pierce is a man wrestling with a secret. Nine years ago, Pierce was gifted with the SUPERHUMAN power to harness and control electricity, which he used to keep his hometown streets safe as the masked vigilante Black Lightning. However, after too many nights with his life and his family on the line, he left his Super Hero days behind. Almost a decade later, Pierce's crime-fighting days are long behind him...or so he thought. But with crime and corruption spreading like wildfire, BLACK LIGHTNING returns - to save not only his family, but also the soul of his community.