Dramas

“Black Lightning”: The network’s fifth DC superhero show centers on Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams, “Hart of Dixie”), a retired superhero turned teacher who’s pulled back into his former life. Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil (“The Game,” “Being Mary Jane”) created the show, which was initially developed at FOX before moving to The CW.

“Dynasty”: A reboot of the 1980s ABC soap from “Gossip Girl” EPs Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage. Nathalie Kelley (“The Vampire Diaries”) plays Cristal, whose engagement to billionaire Blake Carrington (Grant Show) ruffles feathers in the family. The cast also includes Elizabeth Gillies, Alan Dale, Sam Adegoke, Robert Christopher Riley and Rafael de la Feuente.

“Valor”: Matt Barr (“Sleepy Hollow”) and Christina Ochoa (“Animal Kingdom”) lead the cast of this show set at a U.S. air base. The action centers on a group of helicopter pilots who fly clandestine missions and the investigation of one that went wrong. It comes from writer Kyle Jarrow.

Comedies

“Life Sentence”: A young woman (Lucy Hale) previously diagnosed with terminal cancer finds out she’s not dying after all. She then has to reckon with some of the decisions she made when she thought she didn’t have much time left. Erin Cardillo and Richard Keith created it.

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Dramas “Black Lightning”: The network’s fifth DC superhero show centers on Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams, “Hart of Dixie”), a retired superhero turned teacher who’s pulled back into his former life. Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil (“The Game,” “Being Mary Jane”) created the show, which was initially developed at FOX...