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DC Comics TV by Tomatometer

Though DC Comics has enjoyed a television presence since 1953 with the George Reeves-starring Adventures of Superman — and made genuine cultural touchstones out of the 1966 Batman and the late 1970s Wonder Woman — it has never had so many of its titles translated on television at the same time before.

The animated series Young Justice, which debuted its first season in 2010 and second in 2012, has returned with a third season this year. And with the launch of DC Universe, the company’s new streaming service, three more titles can be added to the list: Titans, the live-action adaptation of the comic of the same name starring Brenton Thwaites as Dick Grayson (a.k.a. Robin), Doom Patrol, about a misfit group of superheroes under the tutelage of an eccentric old rich guy, and , the live-action horror-skewing series unfortunately cancelled before its well-reviewed first season finished airing. (DC Universe also has new live-action series Stargirl set to debut in 2019.)

Want to know where each show stands in the DC-on-TV rankings? Check out our scorecard of DC Comics-based television by Tomatometer.

Scores updated as of 7/2.

Synopsis: A moody Caped Crusader defends Gotham City against the usual suspects in this animated series inspired by director Tim Burton's... [More]

Synopsis: Batman fights evil in Gotham City and beyond, teaming up with various heroes from across the DC Comics universe.... [More]

Teen Titans (2003)
96%

#3
Synopsis: Fighting for truth, justice and the last slice of pizza, these five superheroes are living proof that you're never too... [More]

Doom Patrol (0)
95%

#4
Synopsis: A re-imagining of one of DC's most beloved group of outcast Super Heroes: Robotman, Negative Man, Elasti-Girl and Crazy Jane,... [More]

Justice League (0)
95%

#5
Synopsis: In this action-packed adventure series, the world's greatest superheroes, including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Hawkgirl and... [More]
Directed By: Butch Lukic

Black Lightning (2018)
93%

#6
Synopsis: A retired superhero is drawn back into his old lifestyle when his daughter seeks to serve justice to evil-doers. Based... [More]

Young Justice (2010)
94%

#7
Synopsis: From Warner Bros. Animation, this new series knows that being a teenager means having to prove yourself but what if... [More]

Batman (1966)
93%

#8
Synopsis: POW! The Caped Crusader and the Boy Wonder fight crime in Gotham City in this campy version of Bob Kane's... [More]

Smallville (2001)
92%

#9
Synopsis: This modern retelling of the Superman mythology as an action series blends realism, adventure and emotion.... [More]

Swamp Thing (2018)
94%

#10
Synopsis: When CDC researcher Abby Arcane returns to her childhood home of Houma, Louisiana, in order to investigate a deadly swamp-borne... [More]

iZombie (2015)
91%

#11
Synopsis: A zombie helps Seattle police solve murders by experiencing victims' memories when she eats their brains.... [More]

Preacher (2016)
86%

#12
Synopsis: A possessed minister teams up with his ex and a hard-drinking Irish vampire in search of answers in this drama... [More]

The Flash (2014)
90%

#13
Synopsis: Scientist Barry Allen acquires super speed through a freak accident and becomes known as the Fastest Man Alive in this... [More]

Lucifer (2016)
87%

#14
Synopsis: When the devil tires of life in Hell, he materializes in the City of Angels, where he aids the LAPD... [More]

Supergirl (2015)
89%

#15
Synopsis: At 24, Kara Zor-El decides the time has come to embrace her superhuman abilities and fulfill her destiny as a... [More]

Synopsis: A sleek, sexy, Emmy-nominated 1990s take on the enduring superhero, culled from DC Comics, which has spawned numerous successful film... [More]

Arrow (2012)
85%

#17
Synopsis: Reinventing the DC Comics character, the Arrow is not a superhero but a hero every bit as dangerous as the... [More]

#18
Synopsis: A time-traveling rogue assembles a group of heroes and villains to prevent the world's destruction.... [More]

#19
Synopsis: A cool, new take on the classic Dark Knight franchise, Beware the Batman incorporates Batmans core characters with a rogues... [More]

Krypton (2018)
80%

#20
Synopsis: What if Superman never existed? Set two generations before the destruction of Superman's home planet, "Krypton" follows Seg-El (Cameron Cuffe),... [More]

Titans (2018)
80%

#21
Synopsis: A new group of superheroes emerge from the DC Universe.... [More]

Gotham (2014)
78%

#22
Synopsis: GOTHAM is an origin story of the great DC Comics Super-Villains and vigilantes, revealing an entirely new chapter that has... [More]

Human Target (2010)
75%

#23
Synopsis: Using the popular DC Comics title as a springboard for riveting and intelligent action and adventure, Human Target provides a... [More]

Constantine (2014)
72%

#24
Synopsis: Based on the wildly popular comic book series "Hellblazer" from DC Comics, seasoned demon hunter and master of the occult... [More]
Directed By: Neil Marshall

Powerless (2017)
61%

#25
Synopsis: A woman who works for an insurance company gets fed up with the many superheroes living in her city in... [More]

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