‘Supergirl’ Premiere A Massive Ratings Boost For The CW

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According to Nielsen Media Research, the network premiere of ‘Supergirl’ was super-powered for The CW, giving the network its most-watched (3.024M) show in its Monday 8:00-9:00pm time period in almost eight years. The former CBS series was The CW’s highest rated show ever in its time period among men 18-49. Compared to season’ one’s finale on CBS, ‘Supergirl’s’ ratings were up 29% with adults 18-34.

The CW is now the home of DC Comics with four shows set in the same universe: ‘Arrow,’ ‘The Flash,’ ‘Legends of Tommorrow,’ and ‘Supergirl’

Based on DC Comics characters, ‘Supergirl’ stars Melissa Benoist (Kara Danvers), Chyler Leigh (Alex Danvers), Calista Flockhart (Cat Grant), Mechad Brooks (Jimmy Olsen), Jeremy Jordan (Winn Schott), and David Harewood (Hank Henshaw). This season is available Monday nights, 8:00PM on the CW.

Matthew Sardo
As the founder of Monkeys Fighting Robots, I'm currently training for my next job as an astronaut cowboy. Reformed hockey goon, comic book store owner, video store clerk, an extra in 'Transformers: Dark of the Moon,' 'Welcome Back Freshman,' and for one special day, I was a Ghostbuster.

3 COMMENTS

  1. Sueprgirl is not in the same universe as the rest of the shows. It’s been established she is in another part of the multiverse.

    • ‘Supergirl’ can crossover over with the other shows, therefore they are in the same universe. ‘Gotham’ is a DC Comics property but not in the same universe as the CW shows.

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