Check your DVR settings. The CW‘s series premiere of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow will run nearly three minutes long. The “Pilot, Part 1” episode will air from 8:00pm to 9:02:50pm. The third season premiere episode of The 100, “Wanheda: Part One,” will follow at 9:02:50pm and run until 10:02pm ET/PT.
The cast of the DC’s Legends of Tomorrow TV series stars Victor Garber as Professor Stein/Half of Firestorm. Brandon Routh is Ray Palmer/Atom. Arthur Darvill plays Rip Hunter. Wentworth Miller is Leonard Snart/Captain Cold. Dominic Purcell plays Mick Rory/Heat Wave. Franz Drameh is Jefferson “Jax” Jackson/Half of Firestorm. Caity Lotz plays Sara Lance/White Canary. Ciara Renée is Kendra Saunders/Hawkgirl.
Get episode descriptions, excerpted from the CW press release:
The Series Premiere of DC’S LEGENDS OF TOMORROW will air Thursday, January 21 from 8:00-9:02:50 pm ET
The Season Premiere of THE 100 will air Thursday, January 21 from 9:02:50-10:02 pm ET
THURSDAY, JANUARY 21
DC’S Legends of Tomorrow
“Pilot, Part 1” – (8:00-9:02:50 p.m. ET) (Content Rating TBD) (HDTV)
SERIES PREMIERE – In the year 2166, the immortal villain Vandal Savage (Casper Crump) is on the verge of his final victory – total chaos and the utter destruction of humanity. As the world crumbles, the Time Master Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvill) takes matters into his own hands; he travels 150 years into the past to assemble a carefully selected team of heroes and rogues to stop him. Hunter has chosen what seems like an ill-matched group: billionaire inventor Ray Palmer (Brandon Routh), who has created an exo-suit with the power to shrink him to miniscule size, as the Atom; Sara Lance (Caity Lotz), the White Canary, a trained assassin; Professor Martin Stein (Victor Garber) and Jefferson “Jax” Jackson (Franz Drameh), who together form the meta-human Firestorm; Leonard Snart (Wentworth Miller), known as Captain Cold, and his partner Mick Rory (Dominic Purcell), AKA Heat Wave, a pair of career criminals; and Kendra Saunders (Ciara Renée) and Carter Hall (Falk Hentschel) AKA Hawkgirl and Hawkman. Together this unlikely group will attempt to stop one of the most formidable villains of all time, while they must learn how to not only be a team, but heroes as well. Glen Winter directed the episode written by Marc Guggenheim & Phil Klemmer and Greg Berlanti & Andrew Kreisberg (#101). Original airdate 1/21/2016.
“Wanheda: Part One” – (9:02:50-10:02 p.m. ET) (TV-14, LSV) (HDTV)
SHAWN MENDES (SINGER-SONGWRITER SENSATION) GUEST STARS – Three months have passed since the tragedy at Mount Weather and our heroes learn that a bounty has been put on Clarke’s (Eliza Taylor) head. Unbeknownst to Clarke, a team led by Bellamy (Bob Morley) and Kane (Henry Ian Cusick) journeys deep into Grounder territory to save her. Meanwhile, Murphy (Richard Harmon) finds his way to the mansion and discovers a very different Jaha (Isaiah Washington) on a very different mission. Paige Turco, Marie Avgeropoulos, Devon Bostick, Lindsey Morgan, Ricky Whittle and Christopher Larkin also star. Dean White directed the episode written by Jason Rothenberg (#301). Original airdate 1/21/2016.
What do you think? Are you a fan of DC’s original comic series? Do you plan to watch the extended premiere of the DC’s Legends of Tomorrow TV show?