Supergirl has Largest Fall Debut

Crack! Whoosh! That's the sound of Ali Adler, Greg Berlanti and Andrew Kreisberg swinging the bat that is Supergirl and hitting a full on Grand Slam Home Run! While we were tweeting, reporting and texting late into the night last night, the one thing we were desperate for were the ratings. Well they are out now! According to Supergirl had the largest debut of any new show this season! HUGE! Talk about making a statement!

12.9 million total viewers and a 3.2 rating leading out of The Big Bang Theory — thus revealing its secret identity as the fall’s No. 1 series debut, in both audience and in the coveted 18-49 demo.

Here are some other fun facts from a CBS Press Release

SUPERGIRL is also the season’s #1 new series premiere among men 18-34 (1.7/07), men 18-49 (3.3/10) and men 25-54 (4.3/11). Among key women demographics, SUPERGIRL averaged 2.0/07 in women 18-34, 3.0/09 in women 18-49 and 3.8/10 in women 25-54.

SUPERGIRL was Monday’s top scripted drama in viewers and key demographics.

With 7-day playback, SUPERGIRL is projected to increase +46% in viewers (to 18.9m), +65% in adults 18-49 (to 5.3) and +63% in adults 25-54 (to 6.5).

On, SUPERGIRL experienced the highest traffic for a show premiere this season. SUPERGIRL's premiere was also the most social drama on television yesterday, according to Nielsen Social.

Looks like Supergirl is off to a mega start! Its at this point we will ask the haters to use the exit to the left!

While it isn't appropriate for the house of El family, I would like to share a big SHAZAM! with you all! Talk about coming out of the gates hot! This is terrific! Those numbers are huge and in no small part to you guys. Even with the pilot leak, even with the haters, Supergirl fans showed up and watched! Thats exactly what we needed! Share your comments with us below and in the forum! Don't be affraid to break out the celebration music either!

Eric Johnston
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