We now have a launch date for the new “DC Universe” streaming service. The service will launch on Batman Day on September 15th, kicking off a first-of-its-kind digital subscription service for DC fans. In addition, the debut date of the exclusive original series “Titans” was also announced, coming to you on October 12, 2018. Those episodes will release weekly and 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. In celebration of the countdown to launch, DC Universe is offering The Ultimate Batman Studio Tour Sweepstakes. All fans who pre-order (dcuniverse.com) until Wednesday, September 12 (5:59 a.m. PT), will be automatically entered for a chance to win. The company is giving one lucky member the chance to win a one-of-a-kind experience by visiting Warner Bros., taking the WB Studio Tour Hollywood, visiting DC headquarters, riding in the Batmobile, and walking away with an unbelievable prize package. All fans who have already pre-ordered are also automatically entered for a chance to win.
DC Universe also confirmed the DC Daily co-hosts, including Tiffany Smith as the DC Daily news anchor. DC Universe’s announcement also included a long list of other talent that will be joining the program. John Barrowman, known to DC fans from TV shows including Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and Doctor Who is joining the service, with Samm Levine, the actor, host and comedian known for his first breakout role as a member of the “geek” half of Freaks and Geeks. Harley Quinn Smith, the actress, comic fan and daughter of Kevin Smith is joining up, along with Sam Humphries, comic book writer and photographer who is currently authoring Harley Quinn.
Other names include Hector Navarro, self-described “cartoon nerd” and host on the Geek & Sundry Twitch channel as well as co-host of Cineverse on Hyper RPG; Clarke Wolfe, popular correspondent for Nerdist, Collider, and Syfy; Brian Tong, known for his video segments covering geek culture; Markeia McCarty, actress, improviser, journalist and host of DC Movie News; and John Kourounis, Warner Bros. on-air personality and actor.
DC Universe will cost $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.