We know that The CW‘s new season officially starts next week, but each of the DC hero shows left us all hanging in their season finales in a big way last season. In light of that, we wanted to make sure that you all had a head start to the new season, so we’re giving you the official synopses for the first two weeks of all of their DC superhero shows: Supergirl, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and Arrow.
Catch them all out below.
Supergirl: “Girl of Steel”
The season 3 premiere of Supergirl, titled “Girl of Steel,” will air on Monday, October 9 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
In the episode, Kara (Melissa Benoist) deals with the loss of Mon-El (Chris Wood) by focusing all her energy on being Supergirl and the mysterious new threat against National City.
Alex (Chyler Leigh) confesses a secret to Maggie (guest star Floriana Lima) about their impending nuptials.
A citizen of National City has a mysterious connection to Kara, and Lena (Katie McGrath) makes a bold move.
Jesse Warn directed the episode with story by Andrew Kreisberg and teleplay by Robert Rovner and Caitlin Parrish.
YAEL GROBGLAS (“JANE THE VIRGIN”) GUEST STARS — Psi (guest star Yael Grobglas), a thief with psychic powers, attacks National City. Able to immobilize people by tapping into their worst fears, Psi proves a formidable opponent for Supergirl.
Meanwhile, James (Mehcad Brooks) and Lena (Katie McGrath) are at an impasse, and Samantha starts her new job at L-Corp.
David McWhirter directed the episode written by Gabriel Llanas & Anna Musky-Goldwyn.
Supergirl, “Triggers” will air on October 16, 2017 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
The Flash- “The Flash Reborn”
“The Flash Reborn,” the season 4 premiere of The Flash, will air at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Tuesday, October 10.
With Barry (Grant Gustin) in the speed force, Iris (Candice Patton), Kid Flash (Keiynan Lonsdale), Joe (Jesse L. Martin) and Vibe (Carlos Valdes) have taken over protecting Central City.
However, when a powerful armored villain threatens to level the city if The Flash doesn’t appear, Cisco makes a risky decision to break Barry out of the Speed Force. However, the Barry that comes out isn’t the same Barry that went in.
Glen Winter directed the episode with story by Andrew Kreisberg and teleplay by Todd Helbing & Eric Wallace.
The Flash: “Mixed Signals”
Barry (Grant Gustin) has his hands full when he takes on a dangerous meta (guest star Dominic Burgess) who can control technology, while also confronting an obstacle in his personal life: the ramifications of abandoning Iris (Candice Patton) for six months to balance the Speed Force.
Meanwhile, Gypsy (guest star Jessica Camacho) breaches in for a hot date with Cisco (Carlos Valdes), but she gets annoyed when his work keeps them apart.
Alexandra La Roche directed the episode written by Jonathan Butler & Gabriel Garza.
The Flash, “Mixed Signals” will air on October 17 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow- “Aruba-Con”
“Aruba-Con,” the season 3 premiere of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, will air at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Tuesday, October 10, immediately following the season premiere of The Flash.
When the Legends realize that they broke the timeline, Rip Hunter (guest star Arthur Darvill) arrives with his new organization – the Time Bureau – to relieve them of duty.
The Legends are thrilled to get a chance to put the team back together but a new threat arises when Rory (Dominic Purcell) spots Julius Caesar (guest star Simon Merrells) in Aruba.
Sara (Caity Lotz), Nate (Nick Zano) and Ray (Brandon Routh) devise a plan to steal the Waverider back from the Time Bureau in order to try and stop Julius Caesar from conquering the modern world.
Victor Garber, Maisie Richardson-Sellers and Franz Drameh also star. Rob Seidenglanz directed the episode written by Phil Klemmer & Marc Guggenheim.
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: “Freakshow”
The Legends find themselves in 1870 to fix the anachronism which happens to be at P.T. Barnum’s fledgling circus. However, Nate (Nick Zano) and Ray (Brandon Routh) accidently free a saber toothed tiger, creating a bigger problem.
Meanwhile, P.T. Barnum (guest star Billy Zane) is on the hunt to capture Nate and Ray to make his show even more exciting for the crowd.
Caity Lotz, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Victor Garber, Dominic Purcell and Franz Drameh also star.
Keith Tancharoen directed the episode written by Keto Shimizu & Grainne Godfree.
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, “Freakshow” will air on October 17 at 9 p.m. ET/PT following The Flash.
The Arrow season 6 premiere, titled “Fallout,” will premiere on Thursday, October 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
Oliver (Stephen Amell) deals with the fallout of the explosion on the island.
James Bamford directed the episode written by Marc Guggenheim & Wendy Mericle.
Oliver (Stephen Amell) tries to balance being the mayor, the Green Arrow and a father to William (guest star Jack Moore). Anatoly (guest star David Nykl) returns to Star City with a deadly agenda.
Laura Belsey directed the episode with story by Adam Schwartz and teleplay by Marc Guggenheim & Beth Schwartz.
Arrow, “Tribute” will air on October 18 at 9 p.m. ET/PT following Supernatural.
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