The CW panel during the Television Critics Association’s Summer Press Tour included big news about 2019-2020’s epic crossover event. The network revealed the confirmed air dates for the five-episode crossover and surprised Batman fans by announcing Kevin Conroy will appear in “Crisis on Infinite Earths” as Bruce Wayne from the future.
Conroy is a fan favorite among DC audiences. His resume includes supplying the voice of Bruce Wayne/Batman in animated shows and films including Batman: The Animated Series, Batman Beyond, Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, and Batman: The Killing Joke.
This upcoming season’s crossover will also mark the first time characters from Black Lightning have made it into a crossover event. Additionally, The CW announced Black Lightning season three will premiere on Monday, October 7th at 9pm ET/PT. The series had been set to premiere on October 21st.
“Crisis on Infinite Earths” will air three episodes in December 2019, with the final two episodes airing after the winter break.
- SUPERGIRL – Sunday, December 8, 2019 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT)
- BATWOMAN – Monday, December 9, 2019 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT)
- THE FLASH – Tuesday, December 10, 2019 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT)
- ARROW – Tuesday, January 14, 2020 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT)
- DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW – Tuesday, January 14, 2020 (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT)
The 2019-2020 primetime schedule includes the debut of Batwoman starring Ruby Rose on Sunday, October 6th at 8pm ET/PT. Supergirl season five with Melissa Benoist also premieres on October 6th, airing in the 9pm ET/PT timeslot.
The Flash starring Grant Gustin will kick off season six on October 8th at 8pm ET/PT. The eighth and final season of Arrow with Stephen Amell returns to The CW’s primetime lineup on October 15th at 9pm ET/PT. And fans of Legends of Tomorrow will once again have to wait until midseason for new episodes of the comic book-inspired series.