Black Lightning


TUESDAYS (9:00pm – 10:00pm) on Pittsburgh’s CW



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Jefferson Pierce is a man wrestling with a secret.  Gifted with the superhuman power to harness and control electricity, he uses that power to keep his hometown streets safe as the masked vigilante Black Lightning.  But after too many nights with his life on the line, and seeing the effects of the damage and loss that his alter ego was inflicting on his family, he left his super hero days behind.  Nearly a decade later, he’s watched his daughters grow up into strong young women.  But with crime and corruption spreading like wildfire, and those he cares about in the crosshairs of the menacing local gang, Black Lightning returns – to save not only his family, but also the soul of his community.

Interview with ‘Black Lightning’ Actress Nafessa Williams

Reporter Natasha Brown interviewed actress Nafessa Williams, who plays Anissa… “thunder”… on The CW’S newest hit, Black Lightning.  Watch the interview below as she talks about why she thinks the show is so popular, and also how she sees her character as a powerful role model for little girls to look up to. ‘Black Lightning’ airs Tuesdays […]


The Resurrection – Black Lightning

BLACK LIGHTNING – Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 9pm  – SERIES PREMIERE – Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of Anissa (Nafessa Williams) and Jennifer (China Ann McClain), and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe-haven for young people in a neighborhood overrun […]


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