Ratings Home Run Season 2

The ratings for Supergirl on the CW ended up being a major hit for the network. The CW released a press release sharing the success bringing the network into major relevency for the first time in 8 years. All this accomplished against competition like Gotham and The Big Bang Theory!

“Supergirl” Delivers the Network’s Most Watched Show in its Time Period in Nearly Eight Years “Supergirl” Draws the Best Adults 18-49 Rating in its Time Period in Six Years, and Best Adults 18-34 Rating in Five Years

October 11, 2016 (Burbank, CA) - 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 (GOSSIP GIRL on 12/1/08), its best adults 18-49 (1.1/4) rating in nearly six years (90210 on 12/6/10), and its highest adults 18-34 (0.9/4) rating in five years (GOSSIP GIRL on 11/21/11), according to preliminary fast affiliate ratings from Nielsen Media Research for October 10, 2016.

SUPERGIRL was The CW’s highest rated show ever in its time period among men 18-49 (1.2/4).

Compared to the same week last season (10/12/15, series premiere of CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND), SUPERGIRL more than tripled the network’s performance in total viewers and all key demos. Versus last season’s time period averages, SUPERGIRL was +246% in total viewers, +200% in adults 18-34, and +267% in adults 18-49. Compared to last season’s season finale on CBS, SUPERGIRL rose +29% in adults 18-34.

SUPERGIRL ranked #3 in its time period in men 18-34 (0.9/4) and #3 (tie) in men 18-49, and #4 in adults 18-34 and adults 18-49 (tie).

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