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Press Release: The Flash Holds 90% Of Its Season Premiere Audience

Updated ratings details for the Flash episode Fastest Man Alive

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FLA102b_0323bThe CW has issued a ratings update revealing even higher numbers for the second episode of The Flash.

Here are  the updated details:

UPDATED: “THE FLASH” HOLDS NEARLY 90% OF RECORD-SETTING AUDIENCE IN WEEK TWO

THE FLASH and SUPERNATURAL Pair to Boost The CW’s Tuesday Night by Double Digits Over Last Year

The CW Wins Tuesday with Men 18-34, Tops ABC and Fox on Tuesday in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34

UPDATED: October 15, 2014 (Burbank, CA) – The second episode of THE FLASH kept going at full speed last night. With increased competition, including an original episode of “The Voice” on NBC and the American League Championship Series on TBS, THE FLASH retained almost 90% of its record-setting Live + Same Day premiere ratings, holding 88% in total viewers, 81% in adults 18-34, and 89% of its adults 18-49 rating, according to national Live Plus Same Day Nielsen ratings for Tuesday, October 14, 2014.

THE FLASH ranked #2 in the hour last night in adults 18-34 (1.3/5), men 18-34 (1.5/6), and men 18-49 (2.1/7 – tie), and was #3 in the hour in both adults 18-49 (1.7/5) and in total viewers (4.27 million).

Behind only last week’s series premiere, THE FLASH was The CW’s second most-watched show in its time period (Tuesday 8-9pm) in six years (9/2/08), and the network’s second highest-rated show in the time period in adults 18-49 in six years (10/28/08). It posted the second best performance among adults 18-34 in more than three and a half years (2/1/11).

Versus this same week last year, THE FLASH improved its time period performance by +92% in total viewers, +18% in adults 18-34, +150% in men 18-34, and +55% in adults 18-49.

THE FLASH also grew at the half hour mark across all key breaks: +6% in total viewers, +8% in adults 18-34, and +6% in adults 18-49.

SUPERNATURAL also held up well versus last week’s 10th season premiere, holding steady in adults 18-49 (1.0/3), and growing +11% in women 18-34 (1.0/3) and +10% in women 18-49 (1.1/3).

For the night, The CW finished first in men 18-34 (1.2/5), #2 in adults 18-34 (1.1/4 – tie), #3 in adults 18-49 (1.3/4), and also beat Fox for the night in total viewers (3.2 million).

Versus this same week last year, The CW’s Tuesday night saw gains of +41% in total viewers, +10% in adults 18-34, and +18% in adults 18-49.

With Live + 3 Day viewing counted, last week’s series premiere of THE FLASH scored 6.42 million viewers and was The CW’s most-watched premiere ever, jumping +33% over its Live + Same Day viewership total.

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Flash References In New Grant Gustin Commercial

The Flash actor Grant Gustin has appeared in a new commercial for MNTN with former Green Lantern Ryan Reynolds.

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The Flash Grant Gustin is in a new trailer for MNTN alongside Ryan Reynolds, who, of course, played another DC hero, Green Lantern, back in the day. In the trailer, Grant plays a character named “Seymour Roas” but despite this, Reynolds can’t resist making a few Flash puns at Grant’s expense.

The commercial is quite fun and ends with the thoughts many of us have had, with Reynolds saying to Grant “you’ll always be my Barry,” only to have Grant respond with “you’ll always be my Hal.” If only we had gotten to see this team-up in an actual film; maybe it would have redeemed the awful Green Lantern movie and given us a Flash we all love rather than the person who headlined this year’s flop.

You can see the trailer below.

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No, That Was Not Teddy Sears In The Flash Movie

Flash TV series actor Teddy Sears confirms that was not him playing Jay Garrick in The Flash movie.

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SPOILER WARNING: The Warner Bros. Pictures film The Flash is being discussed in this post.

The Flash is currently speeding onto movie screens, and considering the box office, it might be speeding out of theaters just as fast, but there is one particular thing that fans of The Flash TV series have been wondering: Did we see a cameo of Teddy Sears as Jay Garrick in The Flash movie?

The answer is: No. TVLine did their due diligence in finding out from Sears himself what is going on.

“People kept telling me that I was in the new Flash movie…,” Sears told TVLine in an article posted on their website. “I mean, I’m sleep-deprived with a newborn at home, so my memory is a little foggy. But I’m pretty sure I would have remembered shooting a major DC Studios film.”

“Sadly, I’m not in this,” he continued. He did acknowledge that the likeness does look like him.

There are some other cameos – sadly, not Grant Gustin or John Wesley Shipp, either. The movie is currently playing in theaters worldwide. As for Teddy Sears? Look for him in the DC Animated feature Justice League: Warworld where he will voice Travis Morgan, a.k.a. The Warlord. That comes out in July.

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The Flash Season 9 & Complete Series Blu-rays Announced

Flash Complete Series and Season 9 Blu-ray sets are coming out in August 2023.

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The Flash: The Ninth and Final Season and The Flash: The Complete Series are both coming to Blu-ray and DVD on August 29. Extras for the Season 9 set have also been revealed, as has box art for both. The Complete Series box art is a bit odd: While it’s truth in advertising for the final seasons to have Cecile front and center, the lack of Carlos Valdes (Cisco) or Tom Cavanagh (as any Wells) is.. a choice.

Here’s the press release with more info:

BURBANK, CA (June 1, 2023) – The fast-paced DC Super Hero drama ends its nine-season run as The Flash: The Ninth and Final Season arrives on Blu-rayTM Disc and DVD on August 29, 2023. The action continues through all 13 episodes of the final season along with brand-new bonus content. The season is also available to own on Digital via purchase from digital retailers. 

Also available on August 29, is The Flash: The Complete Series on Blu-ray Disc and DVD, which includes 184 episodes from the exhilarating DC series along with hours of bonus content from all nine seasons in one complete set.

After defeating the Reverse Flash once and for all, the ninth season of The Flash picks up one week after their epic battle, and Barry Allen aka The Flash and Iris West-Allen are reconnecting and growing closer than ever. When a deadly group of Rogues descend on Central City, led by a powerful and unknown new threat, The Flash and his team including Meta-Empath Cecile Horton, the light-powered meta, Allegra Garcia, brilliant tech-nerd Chester P. Runk and reformed cryogenics thief Mark Blaine, must once again defy the odds to save the day. But as The Rogues are defeated, a deadly new adversary rises to challenge Barry Allen’s heroic legacy. In their greatest battle yet, Barry and Team Flash will be pushed to their limits, to save Central City one last time.

The Flash stars Grant Gustin (Arrow, Glee), Candice Patton (The Game), Danielle Panabaker (Sky High, Friday the 13th), Danielle Nicolet (Central Intelligence), Kayla Compton (Making Moves), Brandon McKnight (The Shape of Water) and Jon Cor (Shadowhunters). Based on the characters from DC, The Flash is produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Greg Berlanti (Arrow, Supergirl, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Riverdale), Eric Wallace (Teen Wolf, Z Nation, Eureka), Sarah Schechter (Batwoman, Riverdale, Black Lightning, Supergirl), Jonathan Butler, and Sam Chalsen (Sleepy Hollow).

SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE:

The Flash: The Saga of the Scarlett Speedster (featurette)
Deleted Scenes
Gag Reel

The Flash: The Complete Ninth Season and The Flash: The Complete Series will be available to purchase August 29, 2023 on Blu-ray Disc and DVD both online and in-store at major retailers. The series is also available now to purchase Digitally from Amazon Prime Video, AppleTV, Google Play, Vudu and more. 

The Flash: The Ninth and Final Season

Includes 13 one-hour episodes:

Wednesday Ever After
Hear No Evil
Rogues of War
The Mask of the Red Death, Part 1
The Mask of the Red Death, Part 2
The Good, the Bad and the Lucky
Wildest Dreams
Partners in Time
It’s My Party and I’ll Die if I Want To
A New World, Part 1
A New World, Part 2
A New World, Part 3
A New World, Part 4

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