Release Dates

Following is a list of movie and TV season premiere dates. All dates are for the USA, except Doctor Who, Torchwood, Sarah Jane Adventures, Class, Sherlock, and the Harry Potter books, which use the British date (though they're sometimes identical). Red carpet style premiere events are excluded. [Brackets] indicate final seasons of recently canceled shows. All future release dates are subject to change.

YearDCDoctor WhoMarvelStar TrekStar WarsOther
TBDJustice League 2
Man of Steel 2
Gotham City Sirens
Nightwing film
Batgirl
Joker/Harley Quinn film
Blackhawk film
Supergirl film
New Gods film
Dark Universe
Joker film with Jared Leto
Green Lantern Corps
Cyborg
Metropolis season 1 (supposedly 2019, but that's not going to work)

Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 3
Captain Marvel 2
Blade
Fantastic Four film
Damage Control season 1
New Warriors season 1
Ms. Marvel season 1
Moon Knight season 1
She-Hulk season 1
TV series by John Ridley
Silk film
X-Force
Nightwatch film
Kraven the Hunter film
Silver Sable film
Black Cat film
Jackpot film
film directed by Quentin Tarantino
fourth reboot film
Lower Decks season 2
Nickelodeon animated series
Section 31 spin-off series
film trilogy from Rian Johnson
untitled Obi-Wan Kenobi series
film produced by Kevin Feige
Fantastic Beasts 4 and 5
Wynonna Earp season 5 (best guess: 2021)
2026untitled film - December 18
2025
2024untitled film - December 20
2023untitled Marvel Studios films - February 17, May 5, July 28, & November 3
2022Aquaman sequel - December 16
The Flash film - July 1
Shazam! sequel - April 1
untitled Marvel Studios films - July 29 & October 7
Black Panther 2 - May 6
untitled Marvel Studios film - February 18
untitled film - December 16
2021Black Adam - December 22
The Suicide Squad - August 6
The Batman - June 25
Thor: Love and Thunder - November 5
Hawkeye season 1 - fall
What If...? season 1 - summer
untitled Spider-Man threequel - July 16
Loki season 1 - spring
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness - May 7
WandaVision season 1 - spring
Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings - February 12
Rogue One prequel series - TBDFantastic Beasts 3 - November 12
2020Wonder Woman 1984 - June 5
Stargirl season 1 - "second quarter"
Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) - February 7
Legends of Tomorrow season 5 - January
The Flash season 6b - TBD
Black Lightning season 3b - TBD
Supergirl season 5b - TBD
Batwoman season 1b - TBD
Doom Patrol season 2 - TBD
Pennyworth season 2 - TBD
Titans season 3 - TBD
Series 12 - January 1The Eternals - November 6
Sony film sequel - October 2
The Falcon & The Winter Soldier season 1 - August
Morbius - July 31
[Agents of SHIELD season 7 - summer]
Black Widow - May 1
New Mutants - April 3
Helstrom season 1 - TBD
Picard season 1 - January 23
Lower Decks season 1 - TBD
Discovery season 3 - TBD
[The Clone Wars season 7 - February]Wynonna Earp season 4 - summer
[Supernatural season 15b - TBD]
2019[Arrow season 8 - October 15]
The Flash season 6a - October 8
Black Lightning season 3a - October 7
Supergirl season 5a - October 6
Batwoman season 1a - October 6
Joker - October 4
Titans season 2 - September 6
Pennyworth season 1 - July 28
[Krypton season 2 - June 12]
[Swamp Thing season 1 - May 31]
Shazam! - April 5
Legends of Tomorrow season 4b - April 1
Doom Patrol season 1 - February 15
Black Lightning season 2b - January 21
Arrow season 7b - January 21
Supergirl season 4b - January 20
The Flash season 5b - January 15
"Resolution" - January 1[Runaways season 3 - December 13]
Spider-Man: Far From Home - July 2
[Legion season 3 - June 24]
[Jessica Jones season 3 - June 14]
Dark Phoenix - June 7
Agents of SHIELD season 6 - May 10
Avengers: Endgame - April 26
[Cloak & Dagger season 2 - April 4]
Captain Marvel - March 8
[The Punisher season 2 - January 18]
[The Gifted season 2b - January 1]
Short Treks season 2 - October 5
Discovery season 2 - January 17
The Rise of Skywalker - December 20
The Mandalorian season 1 - November 12
[Resistance season 2 - October 6]
Resistance season 1b - January 13
[Supernatural season 15a - October 10]
[Elementary season 7 - May 23]
Supernatural season 14b - January 17
2018Aquaman - December 21
Legends of Tomorrow season 4a - October 22
Arrow season 7a - October 15
Supergirl season 4a - October 14
Titans season 1 - October 12
Black Lightning season 2a - October 9
The Flash season 5a - October 9
Freedom Fighters: The Ray season 2 - July 18
Supergirl season 3c - April 16
Krypton season 1 - March 21
Legends of Tomorrow season 3b - February 12
Arrow season 6b - January 18
Black Lightning season 1 - January 16
The Flash season 4b - January 16
Supergirl season 3b - January 15
Series 11 - October 7Runaways season 2 - December 21
Once Upon A Deadpool - December 12
Daredevil season 3 - October 19
Venom - October 5
The Gifted season 2 - September 25
Iron Fist season 2 - September 7
Ant-Man and the Wasp - July 6
Luke Cage season 2 - June 22
Cloak & Dagger season 1 - June 7
Deadpool 2 - May 18
Avengers: Infinity War - April 27
Legion season 2 - April 3
Jessica Jones season 2 - March 8
Black Panther - February 16
Short Treks season 1 - October 4
Discovery season 1b - January 7
Resistance season 1a - October 7
Solo: A Star Wars Story - May 25
[Star Wars: Rebels season 4b - February 19]
["The Miracle of Christmas" - December 20]
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - November 16
Supernatural season 14a - October 11
Wynonna Earp season 3 - July 16
Elementary season 6 - April 30
Timeless season 2 - March 11
Supernatural season 13b - January 18
2017Freedom Fighters: The Ray season 1 - December 8
Justice League - November 17
Arrow season 6a - October 12
Legends of Tomorrow season 3a - October 10
The Flash season 4a - October 10
Supergirl season 3a - October 9
Wonder Woman - June 2
[Powerless season 1 - February 2]
Arrow season 5b - January 25
Legends of Tomorrow season 2b - January 24
The Flash season 3b - January 24
Supergirl season 2b - January 23
"Twice Upon a Time" - December 25
Series 10 - April 15
Agents of SHIELD season 5 - December 1
Runaways season 1 - November 21
The Punisher season 1 - November 17
Thor: Ragnarok - November 3
The Gifted season 1 - October 2
[Inhumans season 1 - September 2]
The Defenders season 1 - August 18
Spider-Man: Homecoming - July 7
Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 - May 5
Agents of SHIELD season 4c - April 4
Iron Fist season 1 - March 17
Logan - March 3
Legion season 1 - February 8
Agents of SHIELD season 4b - January 10
Discovery season 1a - September 24The Last Jedi - December 15
Rebels season 4a - October 16
Rebels season 3b - January 7
Supernatural season 13a - October 12
Wynonna Earp season 2 - June 9
Supernatural season 12b - January 26
Timeless season 1b - January 16
Elementary season 5b - January 8
Sherlock series 4 - January 1
2016Legends of Tomorrow season 2a - October 13
Vixen season 2 - October 13
Supergirl season 2a - October 10
Arrow season 5a - October 5
The Flash season 3a - October 4
Suicide Squad - August 5
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice - March 25
Legends of Tomorrow season 1 - January 21
Arrow season 4b - January 20
The Flash season 2b - January 19
Supergirl season 1b - January 4
"The Return of Doctor Mysterio" - December 25
[Class series 1 - October 22]
Slingshot mini-series - December 13
Doctor Strange - November 4
Luke Cage season 1 - September 30
Agents of SHIELD season 4a - September 20
X-Men: Apocalypse - May 27
Captain America: Civil War - May 6
Daredevil season 2 - March 18
Agents of SHIELD season 3b - March 8
Deadpool - February 12
[Agent Carter season 2 - January 19]
Beyond - July 22Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - December 16
Rebels season 3a - September 24
Rebels season 2b - January 20
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them - November 18
Supernatural season 12a - October 13
Timeless season 1a - October 3
Elementary season 5a - October 2
Wynonna Earp season 1 - April 1
Supernatural season 11b - January 20
Elementary season 4b - January 7
"The Abominable Bride" - January 1
2015Supergirl season 1a - October 26
Arrow season 4a - October 7
The Flash season 2a - October 6
Vixen season 1 - August 25
Arrow season 3b - January 21
The Flash season 1b - January 20
"The Husbands of River Song" - December 25
Series 9 - September 19
Jessica Jones season 1 - November 20
Agents of SHIELD season 3a - September 29
Fantastic Four - August 7
Ant-Man - July 17
Avengers: Age of Ultron - May 1
Daredevil season 1 - April 10
Agents of SHIELD season 2b - March 3
Agent Carter season 1 - January 6
The Force Awakens - December 18
Rebels season 2a - June 20
Rebels season 1b - January 5
Mockingjay Part 2 - November 20
Elementary season 4a - November 5
Supernatural season 11a - October 7
Supernatural season 10b - January 20
Elementary season 3b - January 8
2014Constantine season 1 - October 24
Arrow season 3a - October 8
The Flash season 1a - October 7
Arrow season 2b - January 15
"Last Christmas" - December 25
Series 8 - August 23
Agents of SHIELD season 2a - September 23
Guardians of the Galaxy - August 1
X-Men: Days of Future Past - May 23
Captain America: The Winter Soldier - April 4
All Hail The King - February 4
Agents of SHIELD season 1b - January 7
Rebels season 1a - October 3
The Clone Wars season 6 - February 15
Mockingjay Part 1 - November 21
Elementary season 3a - October 30
Supernatural season 10a - October 7
Supernatural season 9b - January 14
Elementary season 2b - January 2
Sherlock series 3 - January 1
2013Arrow season 2a - October 9
Man of Steel - June 14
Arrow season 1b - January 16
"The Time of the Doctor" - December 25
"The Day of the Doctor" - November 23
"The Last Day" - November 19
"The Night of the Doctor" - November 14
Series 7b - March 30
Thor: The Dark World - November 8
Agents of SHIELD season 1a - September 24
Agent Carter (one-shot) - September 3
The Wolverine - July 26
Iron Man 3 - May 3
Into Darkness - May 17The Clone Wars season 5b - January 5Catching Fire (film) - November 22
Supernatural season 9a - October 8
Elementary season 2a - September 26
Supernatural season 8b - January 16
Elementary season 1b - January 3
2012Arrow season 1a - October 10
The Dark Knight Rises - July 20
"The Snowmen" - December 25
"Vastra Investigates" - December 17
"The Great Detective" - November 16
Series 7a - September 1
Item 47 - September 25
The Avengers - May 4
The Clone Wars season 5a - September 29
The Clone Wars season 4b - January 6
Supernatural season 8a - October 3
Elementary season 1a - September 27
The Hunger Games (film) - March 23
Supernatural season 7b - January 6
Sherlock series 2 - January 1
2011Smallville season 10b - February 4"The Doctor, the Widow, and the Wardrobe" - December 25
Sarah Jane Adventures series 5 - October 3
Series 6b - August 27
Torchwood series 4 (aka Miracle Day) - July 8
Series 6a - April 23
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor's Hammer - October 25
The Consultant - September 13
Captain America: The First Avenger - July 22
X-Men: First Class - May 25
Thor - May 6
The Clone Wars season 4a - September 16
The Clone Wars season 3b - January 7
Supernatural season 7a - September 23
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 - July 15
Supernatural season 6b - February 4
2010Smallville season 10a - September 24
Smallville season 9b - September 29
"A Christmas Carol" - December 25
Sarah Jane Adventures series 4 - October 11
Series 5 - April 3
"The End of Time, Part 2" - January 1
Iron Man 2 - May 7The Clone Wars season 3a - September 17
The Clone Wars season 2b - January 1
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 - November 19
Supernatural season 6a - September 24
Mockingjay (book) - August 24
Sherlock series 1 - July 25
Supernatural season 5b - January 21
2009Smallville season 9a - September 25
Smallville season 8b - January 15
"The End of Time, Part 1" - December 25
"The Waters of Mars" - November 15
Sarah Jane Adventures series 3 - October 15
Torchwood series 3 (aka Children of Earth) - July 6
"Planet of the Dead" - April 11
X-Men Origins: Wolverine - May 1Star Trek - May 7The Clone Wars season 2a - October 2
The Clone Wars season 1b - January 2
Supernatural season 5a - September 10
Catching Fire (book) - September 1
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (film) - July 15
Supernatural season 4b - January 15
2008Smallville season 8a - September 18
The Dark Knight - July 18
Smallville season 7b - January 31
"The Next Doctor" - December 25
Sarah Jane Adventures series 2 - September 29
Series 4 - April 5
Torchwood series 2 - January 16
The Incredible Hulk - June 13
Iron Man - May 2
The Clone Wars season 1a - October 3
The Clone Wars (film) - August 15
Supernatural season 4a - September 18
The Hunger Games (book) - September 14
Supernatural season 3b - January 31
2007Smallville season 7a - September 27
Smallville season 6b - January 11
"Voyage of the Damned" - December 25
"Time Crash" - November 16
Sarah Jane Adventures series 1 - September 24
Series 3 - March 31
"Invasion of the Bane" - January 1
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer - June 15
Spider-Man 3 - May 4
Supernatural season 3a - October 4
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (book) - July 21
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film) - July 11
Supernatural season 2b - January 11
2006Smallville season 6a - September 28
Superman Returns - June 28
Smallville season 5b - January 12
"The Runaway Bride" - December 25
Torchwood series 1 - October 26
Series 2 - April 15
X-Men: The Last Stand - May 26Supernatural season 2a - September 28
Supernatural season 1b - January 10
2005Smallville season 5a - September 29
Batman Begins - June 15
Smallville season 4b - January 26
"The Christmas Invasion" - December 25
"Born Again" - November 18
Series 1 - March 26
Fantastic Four - July 8Enterprise season 4b - January 14Revenge of the Sith - May 19Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film) - November 18
Supernatural season 1a - September 13
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (book) - July 16
2004Smallville season 4a - September 22
Smallville season 3b - January 14
Spider-Man 2 - June 30Enterprise season 4a - October 8
Enterprise season 3b - January 14
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (film) - June 4
2003Smallville season 3a - October 1
Smallville season 2b - January 14
Birds of Prey season 1b - January 8
"Scream of the Shalka" - November 13X-Men United - May 2Enterprise season 3a - September 10
Enterprise season 2b - January 8
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (book) - June 21
2002Birds of Prey season 1a - October 9
Smallville season 2a - September 24
Smallville season 1b - January 15
Spider-Man - May 3Nemesis - December 9
Enterprise season 2a - September 18
Enterprise season 1b - January 16
Attack of the Clones - May 16Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (film) - November 15
2001Smallville season 1a - October 16Enterprise season 1a - September 26
Voyager season 7b - January 17
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (film) - November 16
2000X-Men - July 14Voyager season 7a - October 4
Voyager season 6b - January 12
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (book) - July 8
1999Voyager season 6a - September 22
Voyager season 5b - January 20
Deep Space 9 season 7b - January 6
The Phantom Menace - May 19Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (book) - July 8
1998Blade - August 21Insurrection - December 11
Voyager season 5a - October 14
Deep Space 9 season 7a - September 30
Voyager season 4b - January 14
Deep Space 9 season 6b - January 1
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (book) - July 2
1997Batman & Robin - June 20
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman season 4b - January 5
Deep Space 9 season 6a - September 29
Voyager season 4a - September 3
Voyager season 3b - January 8
Deep Space 9 season 5b - January 6
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (book) - June 26
1996Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman season 4a - September 22
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman season 3b - January 7
TV movie - May 12First Contact - November 22
Deep Space 9 season 5a - September 30
Voyager season 3a - September 4
Voyager season 2b - January 15
Deep Space 9 season 4b - January 1
1995Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman season 3a - September 17
Batman Forever - June 16
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman season 2b - January 1
Deep Space 9 season 4a - October 2
Voyager season 2a - August 28
Voyager season 1 - January 16
Deep Space 9 season 3b - January 2
1994Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman season 2a - September 18
Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman season 1b - January 2
The Fantastic Four - May 31 (never released beyond one screening)Generations - November 18
Deep Space 9 season 3a - September 26
The Next Generation season 7b - January 10
Deep Space 9 season 2b - January 2
1993Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman season 1a - September 12"Dimensions in Time" (Part 2) - November 27
"Dimensions in Time" (Part 1) - November 26
Deep Space 9 season 2a - September 26
The Next Generation season 7a - September 20
The Next Generation season 6b - January 25
Deep Space 9 season 1 - January 3
1992Batman Returns - June 19Captain America - July 22 (USA, direct-to-video)The Next Generation season 6a - September 21
The Next Generation season 5b - January 6
1991The Flash season 1b - January 10The Undiscovered Country - December 6
The Next Generation season 5a - September 23
The Next Generation season 4b - January 7
1990The Flash season 1a - September 20Captain America - December 14 (UK)The Next Generation season 4a - September 24
The Next Generation season 3b - January 1
1989Batman (film | dir. Tim Burton) - June 23Classic season 26 - September 6The Next Generation season 3a - September 25
The Final Frontier - June 9
The Next Generation season 2b - January 9
1988Classic season 25 - October 5The Next Generation season 2a - November 21
The Next Generation season 1b - January 11
1987Superman IV: The Quest for Peace - July 24Classic season 24 - September 7The Next Generation season 1a - September 28
1986Classic season 23 (aka Trial of a Time Lord) - September 6Howard the Duck - August 1The Voyage Home - November 26
1985Classic season 22 - January 5
1984Supergirl (film | dir. Jeannot Szwarc) - November 21Classic season 21 - January 5The Search for Spock - June 1
1983Superman III - June 17"The Five Doctors" - November 23
Classic season 20 - January 3
Return of the Jedi - May 25
1982Classic season 19 - January 4The Wrath of Khan - June 4
1981Superman II - June 1"A Girl's Best Friend" - December 28
1980Classic season 18 - August 30The Empire Strikes Back - May 21
1979Classic season 17 - September 1The Motion Picture - December 7
1978Superman - December 15
Wonder Woman season 3 - September 22
Classic season 16 - September 2The Star Wars Holiday Special - November 17
1977Wonder Woman season 2 - September 16Classic season 15 - September 3A New Hope - May 25
1976Wonder Woman season 1 (start of normalish broadcast schedule) - October 13
The Secrets of Isis season 2 - September 11
Shazam! season 3 - September 11
Wonder Woman s1e3 - April 28
Wonder Woman s1e2 - April 21
Classic season 14 - September 4
1975Wonder Woman s1e1 - November 7
The Secrets of Isis season 1 - September 6
Shazam! season 2 - September 6
Classic season 13 - August 30
1974Shazam! season 1 - September 7Classic season 12 - December 28
The Animated Series season 2 - September 7
The Animated Series season 1b - January 5
1973Classic season 11 - December 15The Animated Series season 1a - September 8
1972Classic season 10 - December 30
Classic season 9 - January 1
1971Classic season 8 - January 2
1970Classic season 7 - January 3
1968Classic season 6 - August 10Season 3 - September 20
1967Batman season 3 - September 14Classic season 5 - September 2Season 2 - September 15
1966Batman season 2 - September 7
Batman (film | dir. Leslie H. Martinson) - July 30
Batman season 1 - January 12
Classic season 4 - September 10Season 1 - September 8
1965Classic season 3 - September 11
1964Classic season 2 - October 31
1963Classic season 1 - November 23
Sources: Wikipedia, IMDB, iTunes, various official press releases, Variety, Deadline, THR

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