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‘Black Lightning’ Spinoff: ‘Painkiller’ Not Moving Forward At The CW

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Rumors are circling and as sources have reported to Shadow and Act it seems Painkiller, the supposed Black Lightning spinoff series, is not being set up at The CW network.  Production studio Warner Bros. TV will seemingly pitch the series around to other potential suitors. Visit for more information Based on characters created for […]

Javicia Leslie Announced as First Black ‘Batwoman’ for The CW


The CW was left empty-handed after Ruby Rose left her role as Batwoman. The network has announced that Javicia Leslie will take over for the second season. Visit for more information Leslie will assume the role of Ryan Wilder and will be the first Black actress to be Batwoman in a live-action TV or […]

The CW is Planning to Reboot ‘The Game’ Into Hour-Long Show

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Are Derwin and Melanie Davis, Tasha Mack, Malik Wright, Jason Pitts and the entire football case of the hit show The Game preparing to make a return? The CW is reportedly developing one-hour follow up series, that will bring back Mara Bock Akil and Devon Greggory. Visit for more information Deadline details the newest […]

The CW’s Supergirl Uses Martian Manhunter To Address Being Black in America

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In the latest episode of Supergirl on The CW, the screenwriters use the alter ego of DC Comics’ Martian Manhunter to discuss the Black experience in modern America. Visit for more information In DC comics lore, the character Martian Manhunter, also known as J’onn J’onzz, is, well, obviously Martian. However in the television series, when he takes human […]