Superman is returning to primetime television in a new one-hour adventure drama series to air on The WB. According to Variety
, the network has ordered 13 episodes of the project, which features a teenage Clark Kent coming to grips with his emerging superpowers. The show slated to debut next season will be set in the present day and will include trademark characters Lois Lane and Lex Luther. The last time the Superman franchise ventured into primetime was with ABC's Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman
, which ran from 1993 to 1997.