Black Lightning

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The DC Comics-inspired television series Black Lightning follows Jefferson Pierce, the retired Black Lightning, as he returns to his life as a superhero to protect Freeland from a series of villains including The 100 — led by Tobias Whale — the A.S.A., and the Markovian soldiers.

Joining Black Lightning are his daughters Jennifer Pierce (Lightning) and Anissa Pierce (Thunder).

Network: CW

First Episode Date: January 16, 2018


  • Cress Williams (Jefferson Pierce / Black Lightning)
  • China Ann McClain (Jennifer Pierce / Lightning)
  • Nafessa Williams (Anissa Pierce / Thunder)
  • Christine Adams (Lynn Stewart)
  • Marvin "Krondon" Jones III (Tobias Whale)
  • Damon Gupton (Bill Henderson)
  • James Remar (Peter Gambi)
  • Jordan Calloway (Khalil Payne / Painkiller)
  • Chantal Thuy (Grace Choi)

Where to Watch: Netflix, Hulu

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