Black Lightning centers on Jefferson Pierce. He made his choice - he hung up the suit and his secret identity years ago, but with a daughter hell-bent on justice and a star student being recruited by a local gang, he'll be pulled back into the fight as the wanted vigilante and DC legend Black Lightning.
'Black Lightning' Ending After Season 4 The CW announced today that Black Lightning will be coming to an end next year after its upcoming fourth season. The news comes 10 months after the superhero drama was last renewed and just days after a spin-off series, titled Painkiller, was confirmed to be in the works.
Black Lightning follows a man who, years ago, was bestowed with superhuman powers that enabled him to harness and control electricity. Long retired from putting his life on the line, a recent rise in crime and corruption in his community bring him back into action for the sake of his family and the soul of his city.
The fourth and final season of Black Lightning premieres on Monday, February 8.