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The CW to Rebroadcast Black Lightning Season 1 Starting Tonight

If you haven’t watched the first season of Black Lightning, you really should. It hands down is one of the best new series of the 2017-2018 season, and The CW is trying very hard to give you every opportunity to watch. You can stream the series on Netflix, watch some of it on The CW […]

The CW Releases Black Lightning Season 2 Image, Season 1 Sizzle Reel

During the CW’s Upfronts presentation on Thursday, much of the cast of Black Lightning hit the stage to promote the series upcoming second season and to celebrate its critically acclaimed first run. Included on the stage were Cress Williams, who plays Jefferson Pierce, aka Black Lightning; Christina Adams, who plays Lynn Pierce; Nafessa Williams, who plays Anissa […]


Black Lightning Season 1: Tobias Gets Help from an Unexpected Source

We are nine episodes into the first season of Black Lightning, and while the season is a short 13 episodes, they put so much into each episode it feels like more. We’ve already met and gotten to know Jefferson (Cress Williams), set up the street politics of Freeland, met Gambi (James Remar) and Henderson (Damon […]

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Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 9 Recap: The Book of Little Black Lies

This article contains spoilers for the Black Lightning season 1 episode ‘The Book of Little Black Lies’. Tonight’s episode of Black Lightning took some interesting turns. It started off with following up on last week’s reveal of Jennifer (China Ann McClain) having powers. She’s upset so Anissa (Nafessa Williams) shows her she’s Thunder and reveals […]

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Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 8 Recap: The Book of Revelations

This article contains spoilers for Black Lightning season 1, episode 8, ‘The Book of Revelations’. This was a bit of a different episode for Black Lightning. Being framed for the murder of Lady Eve (Jill Scott) and the cops with a shoot-to-kill mindset, Jefferson (Cress Williams) decides to take Anissa (Nafessa Williams) with him as part […]

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Black Lightning Season 1: Anissa and Jennifer Are on Very Different Paths

Earlier today we ran an article that showed a new promo trailer for Black Lightning, and it has a spoiler about Jennifer Pierce (China Ann McClain) and when she might follow her comic book counterpart and get super powers. Since the series showed us pretty early that Anissa (Nafessa Williams) was getting the powers and […]


Black Lightning Season 1: Big Time Spoilers in New Promo Trailer

It would seem kind of strange if a television series would just give away big upcoming moments in a trailer, but that is exactly what the CW has done with their new hit series Black Lightning. The series, based on the DC Comic Character created by Tony Isabella and Trevor Von Eeden, tells the story […]

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Black Lightning Season 1: Jennifer Has Some Serious Things to Consider

Black Lightning started off quickly, throwing the whole Pierce family into some pretty intense situations, some of which really didn’t involve the fact that Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is Black Lightning. These were things that would’ve been problems regardless of how Jefferson spends his evenings. The girls were kidnapped because Jennifer (China Ann McClain) went […]

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Black Lightning Season 1: The Cast Reacts to Black Lightning in Action

This week’s Black Lightning opened with Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) suited up and trying out some theoretical new powers. For some reason, testing out whether or not he can use his electricity powers to fly involved him jumping off a four-story building. Why he couldn’t test it from the ground, I don’t know. But it […]

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Black Lightning Season 1, Episode 5 Recap: And the Devil Brought the Plague

This article contains spoilers for the Black Lightning season one episode – And the Devil Brought the Plauge: the Book of Green Light. . . . . . This episode of Black Lightning was very busy and all over the place. Things were happening with four different characters and the action jumped back and forth […]

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Black Lightning Season 1: Jennifer Gets in Trouble for Defending Herself

We know that both daughters on Black Lightning will end up with super powers, and we’ve already seen some of Anissa (Nafessa Williams) in action last week. Now it looks like Jennifer (China Ann McClain) is starting to come into her own. She doesn’t have the strength of Thunder, the name Anissa evenutally uses… but […]

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Black Lightning Season 1: China Ann McClain Talks Jennifer’s Choices

Black Lightning has done a good job of balancing the attention paid to each of the main characters. It’s not just a series about Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) and his decision to be Black Lightning again. It’s also a show about his daughters Anissa (Nafessa Williams) and Jennifer (China Ann McClain) coming of age and […]

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Black Lightning Season 1: Cast Talks About Coming Together as a Family

We’re just two episodes in to the new CW series Black Lightning, and it’s obvious how important the family aspect of the series is going to be. Jefferson (Cress Williams) gave up the costume for his family, and the relationship he has with his wife Lynn (Christine Adams) is the thing that he might have […]

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Black Lightning Season 1: China Anne McClain Talks Jennifer Pierce

As we get closer to the series premiere of Black Lightning, the CW is upping the promotion and today we get a new video featuring actress China Anne McClain who will be playing Jennifer Pierce. The 19-year-old actress is playing the 16-year-old daughter of Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams), the former superhero Black Lightning. In the […]