DC TV Roundup - SUPERMAN & LOIS, LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, BATWOMAN, NAOMI, & PEACEMAKER
Better late than never! After a big week of DC TV returns and premieres, this week only promises to continue to up the ante on Superman & Lois, Legends of Tomorrow, Batwoman, Naomi, and Peacemaker!
After a relatively lengthy hiatus, DC TV's most acclaimed CW series Superman & Lois is finally back, and based on last week's premiere, it sounds like things are about to spin seriously out of control as the closing moments seemingly teased the impending arrival of one of Superman's most formidable foes: Doomsday.
Speaking with Entertainment Weekly, showrunner Todd Helbing confirmed while teasing, "That is our homage to a classic Doomsday cover. Then in episode 2, you're going to see him a little bit more. In episode 3, you'll get the full reveal."
Meanwhile, both DC's Legends of Tomorrow and Batwoman returned with big installments of their own, and this week's new chapters are shaping up to quite eventful with the former seeing the Legends trapped in a reality show while the latter will finally introduce the original Poison Ivy (Bridget Regan).
Then, on the CW's newest DC TV series Naomi, get ready to dig deeper into the mystery surrounding unexplained occurrences in Port Oswego. Plus, get ready for even more awesomeness from this week's episode of Peacemaker!
"The Ties That Bind" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, LV) (HDTV)
DAVID RAMSEY "ARROW" DIRECTS THE EPISODE - Clark (Tyler Hoechlin) opens up to Lois (Elizabeth Tulloch) about his ongoing struggle with visions and admits that there is only one person who might be able to help. Meanwhile, Lana (Emmanuelle Chriqui) receives some unexpected news and tensions begin to rise between Lois and Chrissy (Sofia Hasmik). Lastly, Sarah (Inde Navarrette) breaks plans with Jordan (Alex Garfin) to spend time with Natalie (Taylor Buck). Jordan Elsass, Erik Valdez and Wole Parks star. The episode was directed by David Ramsey and written by Kristi Korzec & Michael Narducci (#202). Original airdate 1/18/2022.
"Lowest Common Demoninator" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG, DS) (HDTV)
EMOTIONS RUN HOT - When Gideon jumps the time machine into the Manor Dimension, the which lands in Hell, and Astra (Olivia Swann) realizes that a damned 90's reality show crew sneaks into the manner causing havoc. Unbeknownst to the Legends, the reality tv crew is causing emotions to spike, and Sara (Caity Lotz) and Ava (Jes Macallan) share their true feelings about their roles as Co-Captains. Behrad (Shayan Sobhian) seeks advice about Astra from Nate (Nick Zano) and Zari (Tala Ashe), but Behrad finds that his past is put on display instead. Meanwhile, when Gideon's (Amy Pemberton) opinions are ignored and her relationship with Gary (Adam Tsekham) is dismissed, no one could have anticipated what happens. Matt Ryan and Lisseth Chavez also star. Eric Dean Seaton directed the episode written by James Eagan & Emily Cheever (#709). Original airdate 1/19/2022.
"Meet Your Maker" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LV) (HDTV)
NATURAL DISASTERS - Ryan (Javicia Leslie), Sophie (Meagan Tandy) and Luke (Camrus Johnson) attempt to track down the OG Poison Ivy when all signs point to Pamela Isley's (guest star Bridget Regan) reappearance in Gotham. At the same time, Mary (Nicole Kang) feels drawn by a powerful force and Alice (Rachel Skarsten) suddenly feels very protective of her stepsister. Meanwhile, Jada (Robin Givens) hasn't given up on rehabilitating Marquis (Nick Creegan) and seeks the help of an old friend. Guest starring David Ramsey. Michael Blundell directed the episode written by Caroline Dries and Maya Houston (#309). Original airdate 1/19/2022.
"Unidentified Flying Object" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) (TV-PG) (HDTV)
SEARCHING FOR ANSWERS - Following a shocking revelation by Dee (Alexander Wraith), Naomi (Kaci Walfall) enlists her friends to dig deeper into the mystery surrounding unexplained occurrences in Port Oswego and whether they have anything to do with her past. Meanwhile, Naomi's parents (Barry Watson and Mouzam Makkar) are caught off guard by Naomi's interrogations. Another ominous encounter with Zumbado (Cranston Johnson) leaves Naomi shaken, and she seeks Dee's help in taking the next step to embracing her destiny. Also starring Mary-Charles Jones, Daniel Puig, Camila Moreno, Will Meyers and Aidan Gemme. DeMane Davis directed the episode written by Jill Blankenship (#102). Original airdate 1/18/2022.
"The Choad Less Traveled" - Streaming on HBO Max on January 20