DC Universe Livestream

(Above: The ‘DC Daily’ set)

Superhero subscription streamer DC Universe promises to reveal “breaking news” during a 90-minute free livestream today at 7:30 pm ET.

A launch date, perhaps?

Kevin Smith

You can tune into the livestream, hosted by actor/director and comic book author Kevin Smithon FacebookTwitch or YouTube.

Today’s show will definitely include revelations — including host names — about DC Daily, a newscast that will air in its entirely on DC Universe, with some show segments to be available free on YouTube .

One free segment  will be “Headlines,” a run-down of news briefs. A segment available only  to subscribers is “Talk,” a panel discussion promising  in-depth analysis of hot topics and news.

In addition to DC Daily, original series coming to DC Universe include the live-action Titans, Doom Patrol and Swamp Thing, plus the animated Harley Quinn and Young Justice: Outsiders. The service will also offer a slew of classic DC films and TV shows, including four Superman movies starring Christopher Reeve, and the Wonder Woman series starring Lynda Carter.

You can pre-order an annual subscription to DC Universe for $74.99 (plus tax, if applicable in your state) at DCUniverse.com. As an inducement, fans who subscribe before the streamer’s fall launch will receive three extra months free. To pre-order, visit dcuniverse.com/register.

A $7.99 monthly plan will also be available upon launch.

DC Universe will be available at DCUniverse.com, and on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Android TV.

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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