Get Ready for DC in D.C.

11 Jan 2018 - By TW Staff

This Friday and Saturday, there'll be Super Heroes in the U.S. capitol as Warner Bros. Television Group, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment team up for "DC in D.C.," a landmark pop culture event bringing together the worlds of entertainment and public service to illuminate the story of America and the issues it faces—all through the lens of comics and Super Heroes.

Events are scheduled for Friday, January 12, and Saturday, January 13, 2018, at the Newseum, and will culminate with the world premiere screening of the upcoming DC series Black Lightning—based on the first African-American DC Super Hero to have his own stand-alone comic title—in the Warner Bros. Theater at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, with a party to follow at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Highlights of the “DC in D.C.” event schedule include:

  • Stars and producers from WBTV’s DC series Arrow, Black Lightning, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, Gotham, Supergirl and Freedom Fighters: The Ray  join comic book authors and artists from DC Entertainment for panel discussions and appearances open to the general public.
  • A private, invitation-only world premiere of upcoming DCTV drama series Black Lightning, which debuts Tuesday, January 16 at 9 p.m. ET on The CW.
  • A public sneak-peek screening of Black Lightning, as well as the premiere screening of DC Universe animated movie Batman: Gotham By Gaslight, coming to Digital on January 23 and Blu-ray™/DVD on February 6 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

Get the full “DC in D.C.” schedule by visiting, and follow the action on Twitter as the weekend unfolds with @warnerbrostv and @DCComics, using hashtag: #DCinDC.