The CW released a new trailer for theÂ upcoming Black Lightning TV series as as well as new promos
Black LightningÂ premieres Tuesday, January 16th at pm EST following an all-new episode of The Flash.
Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) 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, Pierceâ€™s crime-fighting days are long behind himâ€¦or so he thought. But with crime and corruption spreading like wildfire, Black Lightning returns â€” to save not only his family, but also the soul of his community.