List of television series based on DC Comics
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Below is a list of television series based on properties of DC Comics. This list includes live-action and animated series.
|Adventures of Superman||1952–1958||6 seasons||Syndication||104 episodes|
|Batman||1966–1968||3 seasons||ABC||120 episodes|
|Wonder Woman||1975–1979||ABC (season 1)
CBS (season 2-3)
|60 total episodes|
|Superboy||1988–1992||4 seasons||Syndication||100 episodes|
|Swamp Thing: The Series||1990–1993||3 seasons||USA Network||72 episodes|
|The Flash||1990–1991||1 season||CBS||22 episodes|
|Human Target||1992||ABC||7 episodes|
|Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman||1993–1997||4 seasons||88 episodes|
|Smallville||2001–2011||10 seasons||The WB (seasons 1-5)
The CW (seasons 6-10)
|Birds of Prey||2002–2003||1 season||The WB||13 episodes|
|Human Target||2010–2011||2 seasons||Fox and CTV||25 episodes|
|Constantine||2014–2015||1 season||NBC||13 episodes|
|Arrow||2012–present||4 seasons||The CW||Part of the Arrowverse; Renewed for Season 5|||
|Gotham||2014–present||2 seasons||Fox||Renewed for Season 3|||
|The Flash||The CW||Part of the Arrowverse; Renewed for Season 3|||
|iZombie||2015–present||Renewed for Season 3|||
|Supergirl||1 season||CBS (season 1)
The CW (season 2)
|Exists on an alternate Earth of the Arrowverse. Renewed for Season 2|||
|Legends of Tomorrow||2016–present||The CW||Part of the Arrowverse; Renewed for Season 2|||
|Lucifer||Fox||Renewed for Season 2|||
|Preacher||AMC||Renewed for Season 2|||
|Powerless||2017||1 season||NBC||Series order|||
|Scalped||TBA||Pilot||WGN America||Pilot order|||
|#4Hero||Machinima||Developed by Blue Ribbon Content|||
|DC's Hero Project|||
|Y: The Last Man||FX|||
|1952||Superman Kellogg's||Kellogg's||Eight "integrated commercials" starring George Reeves.|
|1974||Batgirl Equal Pay Public Service Announcement||Public Service Announcement||Put out by the U.S. Department of Labor.|
|1989||Batman Diet Coke||Diet Coke|
|1992||Catwoman Diet Coke||Diet Coke|
|1997||Hawkman Baby Ruth||Baby Ruth||A tongue in cheek commercial.|
|2001||Batman OnStar commercials||OnStar||A series of six television commercials.|
|2004||The Adventures of Seinfeld & Superman||American Express||Two short film commercials promoting American Express.|
|2006||El Palacio de Hierro||El Palacio de Hierro||A Mexican commercial starring Wonder Woman, Catwoman, and Batgirl.|
|2014||Vai que... Batman||Bradesco Seguros||A Brazilian commercial starring Batman and The Joker.|
|Title||Original running||Production company(s)||Network||Notes|
|Superman||1941–1943||Fleischer Studios Famous Studios||The pilot and other 8 shorts were produced by Fleischer Studios from 1941 to 1942, while the final eight were produced by Famous Studios, a successor company to Fleischer Studios, from 1942 to 1943.|
|The New Adventures of Superman||1966–1970||Filmation||CBS||Part of the The New Adventures of Superman franchise|
|The Adventures of Superboy||1966–1969|
|The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure||1967–1968|
|The Batman/Superman Hour||1968–1969|
|The Adventures of Batman|
|Super Friends||1973||Hanna-Barbera||ABC||Part of the Super Friends franchise|
|The New Adventures of Batman||1977||Filmation||CBS||Part of the The New Adventures of Batman franchise|
|The All-New Super Friends Hour||Hanna-Barbera||ABC||Part of the Super Friends franchise|
|The Batman/Tarzan Adventure Hour||1977–1978||Filmation||CBS||Part of the The New Adventures of Batman franchise|
|Challenge of the Super Friends||1978||Hanna-Barbera||ABC||Part of the Super Friends franchise|
|Batman and the Super 7||1978–1980||Filmation||CBS||Part of the The New Adventures of Batman franchise|
|The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show||1979–1981||Ruby-Spears||ABC|
|The World's Greatest Super Friends||1979||Hanna-Barbera||Part of the Super Friends franchise|
|The Kid Super Power Hour with Shazam!||1981–1982||Filmation||NBC|
|Super Friends: The Legendary Super Powers Show||1984||Hanna-Barbera||ABC||Part of the Super Friends franchise|
|The Super Powers Team: Galactic Guardians||1985|
|Swamp Thing||1990-1991||DIC Entertainment||Fox Kids|
|Batman: The Animated Series||1992–1995||Warner Bros. Animation||Part of the DC animated universe|
|Wild C.A.T.s||1994–1995||WildStorm/Nelvana||CBS||Published at a time by Image Comics.|
|The Superman/Batman Adventures||1995–1997||Filmation
|USA||Part of the The New Adventures of Superman franchise
Part of the Super Friends franchise
|Superman: The Animated Series||1996–2000||Warner Bros. Animation||Kids' WB||Part of the DC animated universe|
|The New Batman Adventures||1997–1999||Sequel to Batman: The Animated Series, part of the DC animated universe|
|The New Batman/Superman Adventures||1997–2000||Part of the DC animated universe|
|The Zeta Project||2001–2002||Spin-off of Batman Beyond, part of the DC animated universe|
|Justice League||2001–2004||Cartoon Network||Part of the DC animated universe|
|Teen Titans||2003–2006||Cartoon Network
|Justice League Unlimited||2004–2006||Cartoon Network||Sequel to Justice League, part of the DC animated universe|
|The Batman||2004–2008||Kids' WB|
|Krypto the Superdog||2005–2006||Cartoon Network|
|Legion of Super Heroes||2006–2008||Kids' WB|
|Batman: The Brave and the Bold||2008–2011||Cartoon Network|
|Young Justice||2010–2013||Part of the DC Nation block.|
|Green Lantern: The Animated Series||2011–2013|
|Beware the Batman||2013–2014||Cartoon Network (episode 1-11)
Adult Swim (episode 12-26)
|Teen Titans Go!||2013–present||Warner Bros. Animation||Cartoon Network||A light comedy version of original series that aired 2003|
|Justice League Action||2016||Warner Bros. Animation||Cartoon Network||Set to premiere on Cartoon Network|
Web series, shorts series
|Title||Original running||Production company(s)||Notes|
|Lobo||2000||Animated shorts aired on www.loboonline.com. Flash Animation. Part of the DC animated universe|
|Gotham Girls||2000-2002||Noodle Soup Productions
Warner Bros. Animation
|Web series aired on www.warnerbros.com. Flash Animation. Part of the DC animated universe.|
|The Aquaman & Friends Action Hour||2003||Wild Hare Studios||Animated shorts aired on CN Latin America. Spoof continuation of Super Friends|
|Plastic Man||2006||Pilot episode, unaired, 10 mins runtime|
|Watchmen: Motion Comic||2008–2009||Cruel and Unusual Films||Motion Comic, 12 segments|
|DC Nation Shorts||2011–2014||Animated shorts aired during the DC Nation television block on Cartoon Network|
|Batman Unlimited||2014–2015||Animated shorts aired on YouTube (DC Kids Channel)|
|DC Super Friends||2015||Animated shorts aired on YouTube (DC Kids Channel)|
|Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles||2015–ongoing||Warner Bros. Animation
Blue Ribbon Content
|Animated shorts airing on YouTube (Machinima channel). Related to the film. Renewed for season 2|
|Vixen||Animated shorts airing on The CW Seed. Part of the Arrowverse. Renewed for Season 2|
|DC Super Hero Girls||Warner Bros. Animation||Animated shorts airing on YouTube (DC Super Hero Girls channel)|
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