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Flash Ratings: “Invasion!” Scores For The CW

FLA308c_0343bThe ratings for The Flash portion of the “Invasion!” crossover were good last night… so good that The CW issued a press release about them, touting The Flash’s achievement as its highest episode ratings in almost two years! Here’s what they had to say:


“The Flash” Hits Season Highs in All Key Demos as the Heroes vs. Aliens Crossover Event Continues

November 30, 2016 (Burbank, CA) – With The CW’s DC crossover week in full speed, last night’s THE FLASH raced to its most watched episode (4.09M) in almost two years (12/9/14) and its highest rated episode of the season, according to preliminary fast affiliate ratings from Nielsen Media Research for November 29, 2016.

heroesvaliens2THE FLASH drew a 1.2/5 in adults 18-34, its best rating in that demo since 5/10/16, and a 1.5/5 in adults 18-49, its best since 2/16/16.

THE FLASH was up +3% in total viewers from last year’s crossover episode, +7% in adults 18-49, and matched its rating in adults 18-34.

THE FLASH ranked #2 in the 8-9pm hour in adults 18-34, #3 (tie) in adults 18-49, and #1 in men 18-34 (1.4/7).

Versus last week’s episode, THE FLASH was up +39% in total viewers, +50% in adults 18-34, +36% in adults 18-49 and +75% in men 18-34.

For the night, The CW’s Tuesday was up +37% in total viewers (2.576M), +60% in adults 18-34 (0.8/3), and +29% in adults 18-49 (0.9/3). It was The CW’s most watched Tuesday since 2/23/16.

THE FLASH is also one of the most heavily time-shifted shows on broadcast television. This season it’s averaging a +79% increase in adults 18-49 in Live + 7 Day delayed viewing over its Live + Same Day totals, a +72% jump in adults 18-34, and a +69% gain in total viewers.

The crossover continues tonight with what happens to be the 100th episode of Arrow. Preview photos from the episode can be found here and if you’d like to see Flash favorites Candice Patton and Danielle Panabaker‘s interviews from the Arrow Episode 100 “Green Carpet,” you’re in luck because you can find those below. Enjoy:

About Craig Byrne

Craig Byrne began writing about TV on the internet in 1995, and has since had several books published, including the official Smallville companion books. In addition to running KSiteTV, he is webmaster of several spin-off sites, including KryptonSite, GreenArrowTV, SHIELDsite.net, and FlashTVNews.

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