Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) lived a normal life as a perpetually tardy C.S.I. in the Central City Police Department. Barry’s life changed forever when the S.T.A.R. Labs Particle Accelerator exploded, creating a dark-matter lightning storm that struck Barry, bestowing him with super-speed and making him the fastest man alive — The Flash. After thinking he and his wife Iris West-Allen (Candice Patton) could finally enjoy being newlyweds, they discover their future daughter Nora West-Allen (Jessica Parker Kennedy), who is a speedster known as XS, travelled back in time to heroically fight by her father’s side and stop the one villain The Flash is destined to never defeat, the meta-serial killer Cicada (Chris Klein). The Flash and XS rely on the help of Team Flash, which includes super heroes Caitlin Snow (Danielle Panabaker), Cisco Ramon (Carlos Valdes), Ralph Dibny (Hartley Sawyer), master-detective Sherloque Wells (Tom Cavanagh) and The Flash’s adoptive father Joe West (Jesse L. Martin) and his girlfriend Cecile Horton (Danielle Nicolet) to finally stop Cicada, save The Flash’s legacy, and discover the truth about the evil mastermind who’s pulling manipulative strings through time.
Based on the characters from DC, THE FLASH is from Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Greg Berlanti (“Arrow,” “Supergirl,” “Riverdale”), Eric Wallace (“Teen Wolf”) and Sarah Schechter (“Arrow,” “Supergirl,” “Riverdale”).
CREDITS FOR “THE FLASH” ON THE CW
Day and time: Tuesdays (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
Network debut: October 7, 2014
Format: After being struck by lightning, CSI investigator Barry Allen awakens from a nine-month coma to discover he has been granted the gift of super speed. Teaming up with S.T.A.R. Labs, Barry takes on the persona of The Flash, the Fastest Man Alive, to protect his city.
Cast: Grant Gustin as Barry Allen/The Flash
Candice Patton as Iris West-Allen
Danielle Panabaker as Caitlin Snow/Killer Frost
Carlos Valdes as Cisco Ramon/Vibe
Hartley Sawyer as Ralph Dibny/Elongated Man
Danielle Nicolet as Cecile Horton
Jessica Parker Kennedy as Nora West-Allen/XS
Chris Klein as Orlyn Dwyer/Cicada
with Tom Cavanagh as Harrison Wells
and Jesse L. Martin as Detective Joe West
Executive Producers: Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Todd Helbing
Origination: Vancouver, British Columbia
Produced by: Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television
Media contact: Suzanne Gomez (818) 977-4115