Warner Bros. Digital Networks and DC Entertainment today announced that their DC Universe streaming service will launch on Batman Day, September 15, 2018. In addition, the debut date of the exclusive original series Titans was announced as October 12, 2018, with episodes released weekly on DC Universe. The first season of Titans will consist of 12 episodes. Warner Bros. Television will host a world premiere screening of Titans on October 3, 2018, in conjunction with New York Comic Con.
This news and more was revealed during the live stream event of DC Daily earlier today. The new daily news show, focused on all things DC, will be available on the DC Universe service, with select segments also available for viewing at no cost on additional online channels. In the Kevin Smith-hosted live stream, he unveiled the inaugural slate of talent and experts that will host, share news and provide commentary for fans, including John Barrowman, Samm Levine and Harley Quinn Smith, among others.
During the live stream, DC Universe features were also demonstrated along with a broad array of exclusive content and merchandise that will be coming to the digital subscription service when it launches on September 15. DC Chief Creative Officer and Publisher Jim Lee walked viewers through some of the most exciting fan-forward features of the DC Universe streaming service and shared his excitement for the launch.
During the streaming event, the following talent shots and insight on Titans‘ origins and storyline were shared.
Show producers Greg Weisman and Brandon Vietti discussed the much-anticipated season 3 of Young Justice, the exclusive original Young Justice: Outsiders, and previewed a never-before-seen clip of the upcoming series. DC Universe members can catch the first two seasons of Young Justice starting on launch day while they await the debut of Young Justice: Outsiders in 2019. You can watch the new clip below!
Many of the comics that will premiere with the digital subscription service were also shared, including the first appearances of Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman. Additionally, many other fan favorites will be available, including Batman: Gothic, The Authority series, Green Arrow: Year One, Shazam, The New Teen Titans, Identity Crisis, The Batman Adventures, Jack Kirby’s New Gods and many more DC classics.
DC Universe is a first-of-its-kind digital subscription service that gives fans access to exclusive content and experiences not available anywhere else. At $7.99 per month or $74.99 annually, membership includes all-new original live-action and animated series, classic TV series and films, a curated selection of digital comic books, breaking news, an expansive DC-centric encyclopedia, and access to exclusive merchandise. Additional fan features include opportunities to connect with others in the DC community, earn premium rewards, and participate in sweepstakes and contests.