Legends of Tomorrow Ratings Drive The CW to Most Watched Thursday in Three Years

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Legends of Tomorrow Ratings Drive The CW to Most Watched Thursday in Three Years

Legends of Tomorrow ratings drive The CW to most watched Thursday in three years

The series premiere of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and the Season 3 premiere of The 100 combined to give The CW its most watched Thursday night (2.56M) in more than three years (since 10/11/12) and its highest rated Thursday night in A18-49 (1.0/3) in more than two years (since 11/21/13).

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow drew a 1.2/4 in A18-49, beating ABC and NBC in the 8-9pm hour and giving The CW its most watched telecast in the time period in more than three years (11/1/12), and the highest rating in the time period in two years (1/26/14, The Vampire Diaries‘ 100th episode). It was the highest rating in the time period among M18-49 in nearly six years (2/4/10).

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The DC’s Legends of Tomorrow ratings also beat ABC and NBC in the hour in A18-34 (0.8/4), and M18-49 (1.4/5), and was #2 in M18-34 (0.9/4).

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow was The CW’s most watched and highest rated series premiere since The Flash debuted to record numbers on 10/7/14. The premiere more than doubled this season’s time period averages in total viewers (+165%), and A18-49 (+166%), and doubled the A18-34 average.

At 9pm, The 100 season premiere had its highest rated episode in A18-49 (0.7/2) since the series’ second episode on 3/26/14, and its most watched episode (1.98M) since 4/23/14. The 100 more than doubled this season’s time period averages in total viewers (+107%) and nearly doubled in A18-49 (+98%), and was up +64% in A18-34.

Versus this same week last year, The CW was up a whopping +80% in total viewers for the night, +67% in A18-49, and +17% in A18-34.