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Superman & Lois is a superhero action drama adventure series that premiered on The CW on February 23, 2021. Tyler Hoechlin and Elizabeth Tulloch star as the titular roles of Clark Kent and Lois Lane, respectively.

It was given a straight-to-series order on January 14, 2020.[1] On March 2, 2021, The CW renewed Superman & Lois for a second season, after a strong debut in ratings, that premiered on January 11, 2022.[2][3]

Summary

"In SUPERMAN & LOIS, after years of facing megalomaniacal supervillains, monsters wreaking havoc on Metropolis, and alien invaders intent on wiping out the human race, the world’s most famous superhero, The Man of Steel aka Clark Kent and comic books’ most famous journalist, Lois Lane, come face to face with one of their greatest challenges ever – dealing with all the stress, pressures and complexities that come with being working parents in today's society. Complicating the already daunting job of raising two boys, Clark and Lois must also concern themselves with whether or not their sons Jonathan and Jordan could inherit their father's Kryptonian superpowers as they grow older. Returning to Smallville to handle some Kent family business, Clark and Lois are reacquainted with Lana Lang, a local loan officer who also happens to be Clark's first love, and her Fire Chief husband Kyle Cushing. The adults aren't the only ones rediscovering old friendships in Smallville as the Kent sons are reacquainted with Lana and Kyle's rebellious daughter, Sarah. Of course, there's never a dull moment in the life of a superhero, especially with Lois’ father, General Samuel Lane looking for Superman to vanquish a villain or save the day at a moment's notice. Meanwhile, Superman and Lois’ return to idyllic Smallville is set to be upended when a mysterious stranger enters their lives."[4]

Cast

Main

Recurring

Series overview

Season No. of episodes Originally aired Time slot Average ratings
First aired Last aired Rating (18-49) Viewers (millions)
1 15 February 23, 2021 August 17, 2021 Tuesdays 9/8c 0.2 0.99[5]
2 15 January 11, 2022[3] TBA Tuesdays 8/7c[3] TBD

Production

Development

On October 28, 2019, it was announced that Superman & Lois was being developed at The CW by The Flash showrunner Todd Helbing alongside Greg Berlanti.[6]

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