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The Flash Brings in the Numbers for the CW

BY Jennifer Griffin

Published 7 years ago

Last night’s Flash episode proved the CW’s most watched and highest rated series premiere in 5 years, it was revealed today.

Catch full stats in this press release from the CW below:

THE FLASH zoomed out of the gates last night – Tuesday night’s series debut of THE FLASH was The CW’s most watched (4.54M) and highest-rated A18-49 (1.8/6) series premiere in more than five years, since THE Vampire Diaries bowed in 2009.

THE FLASH is The CW’s third most watched and highest rated series premiere ever in A18-49, behind only THE Vampire Diaries and 90210.

THE FLASH was The CW’s most watched telecast, of any CW show, since the series premiere of TVD on 9/10/09.

In the Tuesday 8-9pm hour, THE FLASH was second in A18-34, behind only NBC, and beat ABC and Fox in total viewers. For the night (8-10pm) The CW outrated both ABC and Fox in A18-34 and A18-49.

THE FLASH was The CW’s most watched show in its time period in more than seven years (GILMORE GIRLS series finale on 5/15/07) and highest rated in A18-49 in more than six years (90210 on 9/2/08). THE FLASH ties the network’s best ever rating in the time period in M18-34 (1.8/7, GILMORE GIRLS on 5/15/07).

Last night was The CW’s most watched night (3.66M) in more than four years (5/12/10), and its highest rated night in A18-49 (1.5/5) in more than four years also (9/9/10). It was the best A18-34 night (1.3/5) for the network since 10/11/12.

This was The CW’s most watched (3.66M) Tuesday night in more than six years (90210 premiere on 9/2/08) and highest-rated in A18-49 (1.5/5) since 9/9/09. It’s the network’s best Tuesday night ever in M18-49 (1.7/6) and ties the net’s best Tuesday ever in M18-34 (1.6/6).

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