The new “Suicide Squad” trailer will air during “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow: Their Time Is Now” and “DC Films Presents: Dawn of the Justice League,” two specials which offer an inside look at “Legends of Tomorrow” and future DC movies, including “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.” Both specials premiere Tuesday, January 19, starting at 9 pm EST on The CW.
Premiering just after a new episode of “The Flash,” both “Their Time Is Now” and “Dawn of the Justice League” run for a half hour each. “Their Time is Now” will air first from 9-9:30 pm, with “Dawn of the Justice League” running from 9:30-10 pm. The “Suicide Squad” trailer will drop during “Dawn of the Justice League.”
According to its official description, “Their Time is Now” “is an in-depth look at the origin stories of the heroes and villains of the highly-anticipated new series, ‘Legends of Tomorrow,’ premiering Thursday, January 21, 2016 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT). Featuring show clips and interviews from ‘Legends,’ ‘Arrow,’ and ‘The Flash,’ executive producers Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim, Andrew Kreisberg, Phil Klemmer and Wendy Mericle, ‘Their Time is Now’ introduces viewers to the immortal madman Vandal Savage, the time master Rip Hunter and the motley band of heroes and rogues he assembles to try to save the future of humanity: Hawkman, Hawkgirl, White Canary, The Atom, Firestorm, Captain Cold and Heat Wave.”
On the other hand, “Dawn of the Justice League” “invites viewers behind the scenes of the exciting new movies coming out of the DC Films universe, culminating in the thrilling world premiere of the all-new trailer for ‘Suicide Squad,’ DC’s misfit crew of antiheroes forced into saving the world this summer, with director David Ayer. Hosted by filmmaker/writer/lifelong comics fan Kevin Smith, with special guest DC Entertainment’s Geoff Johns, the special showcases the explosive landscape of DC’s greatest heroes, kicking off with ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,’ in theaters this March, and with a sneak peek from the upcoming ‘Wonder Woman’ feature film.”
“Dawn of the Justice League” features never-before-seen footage and interviews with the films’ stars, such as Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Gal Gadot and directors Zack Snyder and Patty Jenkins, as well as a sneak peek at some of the DC Cinematic Universe’s super villains.