For the titular characters, see Clark Kent and Lois Lane, respectively.

Superman & Lois is a television series based on the DC Comics characters of the same name. It premiered on February 23, 2021 on The CW.



Main cast

Recurring cast

Confirmed plot points

Confirmed new characters

  • Morgan Edge: The new owner of the Daily Planet who begins a massive layoff plan at the journal, which will result in Clark being fired. He is an intelligent, eloquent, and impassioned self-made mogul who’s innate ability to motivate is the means to his success and others’ demise.[2]
  • Ron Troupe: A veteran reporter who relays some bad news.[5]
  • Chrissy Beppo: A journalist at the Smallville Gazette, Chrissy has a knack for saying the wrong thing at the wrong time. A go-getter with dreams of bigger and better things, a chance encounter with her idol changes her life trajectory.[3]
  • Leslie Larr: The right hand to one of the most influential people on the planet, she's gone from a young, idealistic dreamer to a hardened, world-worn dream killer. Athletic, strong and sometimes heartless.[4]
  • Subjekt-11: Strong and stoic, Subjekt-11 is a brute with a mysterious mission.[7]
  • Jor-El: Clark Kent's Kryptonian father. Though he died along with Krypton, his brilliant essence still exists within the arctic Fortress of Solitude to provide guidance when his son seeks help.[8]
  • Killgrave: An enemy of Lois.[9]


# Episode name Directed by Story by Teleplay by Original airdate
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  • Superman & Lois is an indirect reference to the 1993 television series; Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman.
    • The unproduced fifth season of Lois & Clark would have been centered on the protagonists raising a child together, which is similar to the Superman & Lois premise.
  • Filming for season one began on October 21, 2020. [17]
  • There was going to be a crossover episode with the second season of Batwoman.[18]
    • However, on January 14, 2021, it was announced that the crossover was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[19]
  • Originally, the series would have only 13 episodes,[20] but on February 3, 2021, the CW ordered two additional episodes for the first season, changing the number to fifteen.[16]



Title cards

Concept artwork

Promotional images



  1. "The CW Delays Nearly All Original Shows to 2021, Reveals January Schedule" - TVLine
  2. 2.0 2.1 "‘Superman & Lois’ Adds ‘Tyrant’ Star Adam Rayner As Morgan Edge" – Deadline
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Superman & Lois hires a 'go-getter' for the Smallville Gazette" - Entertainment weekly
  4. 4.0 4.1 "‘Degrassi’ Alum Stacey Farber to Play Leslie Larr on ‘Superman & Lois’" - The Wrap
  5. 5.0 5.1 "EXCLUSIVE: The CW’s Superman and Lois New Character Roles Revealed." - That Hashtag Show
  6. "David Ramsey To Direct, Return As John Diggle & Mystery Character In The CW’s Arrowverse" - Deadline
  7. Exclusive: X-Men Actor Daniel Cudmore To Guest on Superman & Lois - KryptonSite
  8. "Superman & Lois Casts Angus Macfadyen as Jor-El (Exclusive)" -
  9. "How Superman & Lois brings the Man of Steel mythos down to earth — and into a new era" - Entertainment Weekly
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 "Recently Added Episode Titles - Various Shows - 4th December 2020" - Spoiler TV
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 "Listings - SUPERMAN & LOIS on The CW" - The Futon Critic
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 "Superman & Lois: Possible Episode Titles Revealed" - KryptonSite
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 "Listings - SUPERMAN & LOIS on The CW" - The Futon Critic
  14. "SUPERMAN & LOIS" - James Bamford
  15. 15.0 15.1 "Listings - SUPERMAN & LOIS on The CW" - The Futon Critic
  16. 16.0 16.1 ‘Walker’ & ‘Superman & Lois’ Get Additional Episodes At the CW - Deadline
  17. "Superman & Lois Star Elizabeth Tulloch Signals Filming Start" - Bleeding Cool
  18. "The CW Plots ‘Superman’ & ‘Batwoman’ Crossover In 2021" - Deadline
  19. "Batwoman's Javicia Leslie Wants a 'Super Black' Arrowverse Crossover" - TVLine
  20. "‘Superman & Lois’: Dylan Walsh To Co-Star As General Lane In the CW Series Based On DC Characters" - Deadline

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