• Category: Ratings

'Arrow' Hits The Bullseye For The CW

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Last night’s premiere of "Arrow" was right on target for The CW – it drew 4.02 million viewers, the most watched telecast on the network of any show, on any night, in three years (11/12/2009), according to preliminary Live Plus Same Day Nielsen ratings for Wednesday, October 10, 2012.

"Arrow" was The CW’s most watched premiere since "The Vampire Diaries" (9/10/2009). "Arrow" was also the most watched show in the Wednesday 8PM time period in more than three years (5/13/2009)

The "Arrow" premiere also gave "Supernatural" a boost last night; it was "Supernatural's" most watched episode (2.6M) since 10/15/10, and it had its best adults 18-34 rating (1.0/3) since 3/4/11.

Week to week, "Supernatural" was up 40% in total viewers, and up two-tenths in both adults 18-34 and adults 18-49 (1.0/3).

Last night was The CW's best Wednesday night in total viewers (3.3M) in more than two years (5/12/10) and in two years in adults 18-34 (1.0/3, 12/1/10) and in adults 18-49 (1.2/3, 10/13/10)

"Arrow" tied NBC's original comedies in the 8-9PM hour in total viewers (4M) and in adults 18-34 and adults 18-49.

"Arrow" held or built at the half hour in total viewers and in all key demos.

Compared to Wednesday of the same week last year, last night was up 121% in total viewers (3.3M), up 67% in adults 18-34 (1.0/3) and up 100% in adults 18-49 (1.2/3).