Must See LGBTQ TV: 'Batwoman' series premiere, new seasons of 'Black Lightning' and 'Supergirl,' and 'The Read' comes to Fuse!

Grab the remote, set your DVR or queue up your streaming service of choice! GLAAD is bringing you the highlights LGBTQ on TV this week. Check back every Sunday for up-to-date coverage in LGBTQ-inclusive programming on TV.

The CW’s Batwoman premieres this Sunday night, making history. Out actress Ruby Rose stars as Kate Kane aka the titular Batwoman, the lesbian superhero who is the newest addition to the Arrow-verse. In the first episode, Kate Kane returns home when the Alice in Wonderland gang targets her father and his security firm by kidnapping his best officer—and Kate's ex-girlfriend—Sophie Moore. Batwoman: Sunday, 8pm on The CW.

The fifth season of The CW’s Supergirl premieres Sunday night as well. The series continues to showcase trans hero Nia Nal aka Dreamer, as well as lesbian character Alex and her new love interest Kelly. In the Season 5 premiere, Kara is surprised to find that CatCo has a new owner who has brought in a star reporter. New couples emerge and explore their budding relationships while J'onn J'onzz receives an unexpected visitor. Supergirl: Sunday, 9pm on The CW.

Black Lightning, another CW superhero show, will make it’s third season debut Monday. The show includes the super hero Thunder, aka lesbian character Anissa Piece, as well as her love interest Grace Choi. In the premiere, Jefferson Pierce and Lynn are in the hands of the ASA, leaving Jennifer abandoned and Freeland without Black Lightning and Thunder. But Anissa secretly defies Odell in her alter ego as Blackbird with the able tactical and technical support of Gambi. Black Lightning: Monday, 9pm on The CW.

New Talk show The Read with Kid Fury and Crissle West premieres this Friday on Fuse. Based on the popular podcast of the same name, the show will be similar to the podcast, where queer hosts Kid Fury and Crissle West discuss everything from pop culture to social justice with their unique brand of humor. The show will also include celebrity interviews. The Read: Friday, 11pm on Fuse.

Sunday, October 6: God Friended Me (8pm, CBS); Batwoman (8pm, The CW); Supergirl (9pm, The CW); The Walking Dead (9pm, AMC); The Affair (9pm, Showtime); Madam Secretary (10pm, CBS); Mr. Robot (10pm, USA)

Monday: 9-1-1 (8pm, Fox); All American (8pm, The CW); All Rise (9pm, CBS); Black Lightning (9pm, The CW); The Deuce (9pm, HBO); Bluff City Law (10pm, NBC)

Tuesday: The Conners (8pm, ABC); This Is Us (9pm, NBC); Empire (9pm, Fox); NCIS: New Orleans (10pm, CBS); New Amsterdam (10pm, NBC); Greenleaf (10pm, OWN)

Wednesday: Riverdale (8pm, The CW); Modern Family (9pm, ABC); Almost Family (9pm, Fox); Chicago Fire (9pm, NBC); David Makes Man (9pm, OWN); Single Parents (9:30pm, ABC); Stumptown (10pm, ABC); S.W.A.T. (10pm, CBS); American Horror Story: 1984 (10pm, FX); It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (10pm, FXX)

Thursday: Why Women Kill (CBS All Access); Grey’s Anatomy (8pm, ABC); Superstore (8pm, NBC); A Million Little Things (9pm, ABC); The Good Place (9pm, NBC); Carol’s Second Act (9:30pm, CBS); Sunnyside (9:30pm, NBC); How to Get Away with Murder (10pm, ABC)

Friday: American Housewife (8pm, ABC); Charmed (8pm, The CW); Dynasty (9pm, The CW); Van Helsing (10pm, Syfy); The Read (11pm, Fuse)