Ratings: Arrow Xover Hits Series High, Red Band Rises, The Middle Ties Low

Arrow Ratings High

Part 2 of The CW’s superhero crossover event led Arrow to an all-time high demo rating (1.4) and its second-largest audience ever (3.92 million, trailing only the series’ launch), per finals. Versus its last fresh outing, Arrow soared 51 and 56 percent.

TVLine readers gave the episode an average grade of a very, very high “A.”

The 100 led out of that with 1.9 mil and a 0.6, up 20 percent in audience while steady in the demo.


FOX | Hell’s Kitchen (3.6 mil/1.2) ticked up a tenth, while Red Band Society‘s winter finale (3 mil/0.9) rose 24 percent and two tenths.

CBS | The two-hour Survivor (8.6 mil/2.1) was flat, while Stalker (7.5 mil/1.5) dipped 10 percent and a tenth.

ABC | The Middle (7 mil/1.6, tying a series low), The Goldbergs (6.6 mil/1.7), Modern Family (9 mil/2.8) and black-ish (6.8 mil/2.1, series low) all suffered significant drops, while Nashville (5.3 mil/1.3) was down two tenths.

NBC | The Rockefeller Center tree lighting drew 9.4 mil and a 1.9, while an SNL Christmas special did 6.2 mil/1.9.

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