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CW Seed to Launch Animated ‘Freedom Fighters: The Ray’

Series to Introduce the First Gay Superhero

CW Seed, the digital channel of The CW Network, will debut a new animated series in 2017, “Freedom Fighters: The Ray,” based on the characters from DC and produced by Warner Bros.’ digital studio Blue Ribbon Content. Inspired by the “Multiversity” series from writer Grant Morrison, “Freedom Fighters: The Ray” will introduce the first gay Super Hero to lead a show.

“Freedom Fighters: The Ray” is from Berlanti Productions in association with Blue Ribbon Content, with executive producers Greg Berlanti (“Supergirl,” “The Flash,” “Arrow”) and Marc Guggenheim (“Arrow,” “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”).

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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