Jefferson Pierce is a man wrestling with a secret. As the father of two daughters and principal of a charter high school that also serves as a safe haven for young people in a New Orleans neighborhood overrun by gang violence, he is a hero to his community.Black Lightning featuring Cress Williams and China Anne McClain has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Netflix, free on The CW, available for purchase on iTunes, and 7 others. It's an action & adventure and drama show with 23 episodes over 2 seasons. Black Lightning has a new episode airing on December 18th, 2018 (PST). It has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 93% and an average IMDb audience rating of 6.4 (14,749 votes).