Status for season 5
The series is NOT renewed for a new season. It has been cancelled and there will not be a season 5
In association with Warner Bros and Berlanti Productions, Black Lightning is based on the characters from DC. Once a crusading school principal, the show features an electrical superhero's return as he gets back into action. In a neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he provides a safe haven for young people with his ability to harness electricity.