The CW released trailers for all four of its new 2017-18 series on Thursday — two on the fall schedule and two set for later in the season.

The fall shows are military drama “Valor,” which will air on Mondays, and a reboot of “Dynasty” on Wednesday nights. Coming in midseason are DC Comics show “Black Lightning” and the dramedy “Life Sentence.” Trailers for all four are below.


The update of the 1980s primetime soap stars Nathalie Kelley as Cristal, who’s about to marry billionaire Blake Carrington (Grant Show). Blake’s daughter Fallon (Elizabeth Gillies) is not happy about it. The show comes from “Gossip Girl” and “The O.C.” creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage.


After a mission in Somalia goes sideways, two helicopter pilots (Christina Ochoa and Matt Barr) agree to a cover story about what happened. Cracks in that story start to appear when another member of their team is discovered still alive.

‘Black Lightning’

A decade after hanging up his superhero gear, Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) is a high school principal raising two daughters in New Orleans. Threats to his city and his family, however, force him to reassume his identity as Black Lightning. Salim and Mara Brock Akil (“The Game,” “Being Mary Jane”) created the series.

‘Life Sentence’

Eight years after being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Stella (Lucy Hale) finds out she’s cured. Now she has to reckon with all the decisions she made when she thought she was dying, including a marriage and the fallout from the lives her family members put on hold.

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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