Overview

Jefferson Pierce is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe haven for young people in a New Orleans neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero to his community.

  1. Salim Akil

    Creator

  2. Mara Brock Akil

    Creator

Top Billed Cast

  1. Cress Williams

    Cress Williams

    Jefferson Pierce / Black Lightning

  2. China Anne McClain

    China Anne McClain

    Jennifer Pierce

  3. Christine Adams

    Christine Adams

    Lynn Pierce

  4. Nafessa Williams

    Nafessa Williams

    Anissa Pierce / Thunder

  5. Marvin 'Krondon' Jones III

    Marvin 'Krondon' Jones III

    Tobias Whale

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Current Season

Black Lightning

Season 2

2018 | 10 Episodes

Season 2 of Black Lightning premiered on October 9, 2018.

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Status Returning Series

Network

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Certification

  • TV-14

    Meaning

    This program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age.

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 45m

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