Green Lantern: The Animated Series is a computer-animated television series based on DC Comics' superhero Green Lantern. The series is currently airing on Cartoon Network, as part of their "DC Nation" television block. A one hour sneak peek aired on November 11, 2011 with the official premiere of the series airing on March 3, 2012, with a new episode airing every week since then. A special screening of the first episode was shown at New York Comic Con 2011 on October 15, 2011. The series was the the first independent television series based on Green Lantern, not having the Green Lanterns making only guest appearances or share plot with other different superheroes. A total of 26 episodes have been ordered for the first season that will consists of two 13 episode-long story arcs