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TSR STAFF: Jade Ashley @Jade_Ashley94
On Tuesday the new superhero series #BlackLightning premiered on the #CW . The show is produced by #MaraBrockAkil and #SalimAkil , who is known for series such as “#Girlfriends ,” “#TheGame ,” and “/BeingMaryJane.” _____________________________________
The series is based on the /DC Comic’s character by the same name.
According to the @hollywoodreporter, the series is the fifth #comicbook series to appear on the CW.
The show’s premiere brought in huge numbers for the network with a solid 0.8 rating among adults 18-49 and 2.3 million viewers. Ranking as the highest-rated premiere in two years.
The cast is led by #CressWilliams and also stars #ChinaAnneMcClain and #NefessaWilliams .
According to the show’s synopsis, Cress Williams stars as Jefferson Pierce “who—read more at TheShadeRoom.com(📸: Randy Shropshire/ @gettyimages)