Arrow Ratings Crossover Event

Ratings: Arrow No. 100 Hits 1-Year Highs, Empire Slips to New Lows

The CW’s Arrow celebrated its 100th episode/contribution to the “Heroes v Aliens” crossover event by drawing 3.5 million total viewers and a 1.3 rating, nearly doubling its most recent numbers to hit one-year highs (since last season’s crossover ep).

To recap #DCWeek thus far:
Supergirl 3.5 mil (+33%), 1.1 (+20% week-to-week)
The Flash 4.2 mil (+40%), 1.5 (+36%)
Arrow 3.5 mil (+84%), 1.3 (+86%)

Leading out of that, Frequency (1.08 mil/0.3) added a few eyeballs while flat in the demo.

Elsewhere in the ratings….

CBS | Survivor (8.8 mil/1.9) and Code Black (5.9 mil/1.0) ticked up from their Thanksgiving Eve  numbers, while Criminal Minds (7.4 mil/1.4) matched its most recent outing.

FOX | Lethal Weapon (6.4 mil/1.6) dipped a tenth, while Empire (7.8 mil/2.8) slipped to new series lows.

NBC | The Rockefeller Center tree lighting (10.5 mil/1.7) rose 30 and 13 percent from last year. Tyler Perry Presents Ruth Chris’ Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love (11.5 mil/1.7) was down a smidgen from the original.

ABC | The Goldbergs (5.9 mil/1.7) and Speechless (4.9 mil/1.7) each slipped two tenths, Modern Family (6.8 mil/2.2) was steady, black-ish (5.4 mil/1.8) rose three tenths and Designated Survivor (5.5 mil/1.3) ticked up to its best rating since Oct. 12.

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  1. wrstlgirl says:

    This season of Survivor is really becoming one of my favorites. These people and their game play are really entertaining.

  2. Rrumeo says:

    then comes LEGEND!

    • Chris says:

      Legends will pull between .9-1.1, I didn’t think arrow would benefit that much from the crossover I thought it would do 1 or 1.1 at best

  3. kmw says:

    Good for DS that it rose a little. No surprise about Dolly Parton, even down they are still good numbers . FOX still owns Wed but Empire is slipping and it is not going to get any easier what with Hairspray next week and a long layoff

  4. ndixit says:

    I was right on the money with my Arrow predictions. 3.5 and 1.3 was exactly what I had said yesterday. Legends will probably be like at 3.3 and 1.2. The DC crossover has worked big for the all the shows.

  5. LT says:

    Watching Oliver hug his parent and Laurel good bye was HEARTBREAKING!

  6. Boiler says:

    It is nice for the Cw, I guess, in the ratings it is seeing for the crossover. Personally however, if they do it more often I quit watch Supergirl, the only one of the 4 I watch

  7. sarah t says:

    Glad that Arrow rebounded so well. Hopefully this will give it a decent boost overall because I think this has been one of its strongest seasons in a while (new “team” aside).
    Also, Lethal Weapon is just consistently good. I love that show. Probably one of my new favorites.

  8. Phun says:

    Great news for The 100th ep of Arrow and THE CW this week with the crossover. Looking forwar to tonight’s LoT for the climactic ending of the crossover.

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  10. madgavkar says:

    People are missing Laurel </3