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Arrow: Season One Ratings

Arrow TV show ratings for The CWCan Arrow help The CW overcome their ratings woes, just as Oliver Queen (Stephen Amell) helps citizens in need? We’ll have to follow the weekly ratings to find out. Stay tuned.

Revolving around a young billionaire with a secret identity and a need to help others, Arrow typically airs Wednesday nights on The CW network. The cast includes Amell, Colin Donnell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey, Willa Holland, Susanna Thompson, and Paul Blackthorne.

Below are the TV show’s ratings for the 2012-13 season, the best way to tell if Arrow will be cancelled or renewed for a second season.

These figures will be updated as the weeks progress so be sure to bookmark and return to this page:

Episode 01-23: Wednesday, 05/15/13
0.9 in the demo (0% change) with 2.77 million (+6% change).
Season averages: 1.05 in the demo with 3.21 million.

Episode 01-22: Wednesday, 05/08/13
0.9 in the demo (0% change) with 2.62 million (-9% change).
Season averages: 1.06 in the demo with 3.23 million.

Episode 01-21: Wednesday, 05/01/13
0.9 in the demo (-10% change) with 2.89 million (-7% change).
Season averages: 1.07 in the demo with 3.25 million.

Episode 01-20: Wednesday, 04/24/13
1.0 in the demo (+11% change) with 3.10 million (+6% change).
Season averages: 1.08 in the demo with 3.27 million.

Episode 01-19: Wednesday, 04/03/13
0.9 in the demo (0% change) with 2.92 million (+10% change).
Season averages: 1.08 in the demo with 3.28 million.

Episode 01-18: Wednesday, 03/27/13
0.9 in the demo (-10% change) with 2.65 million (-12% change).
Season averages: 1.09 in the demo with 3.30 million.

Episode 01-17: Wednesday, 03/20/13
1.0 in the demo (0% change) with 3.02 million (-5% change).
Season averages: 1.10 in the demo with 3.34 million.

Episode 01-16: Wednesday, 02/27/13
1.0 in the demo (+11% change) with 3.17 million (+1% change).
Season averages: 1.11 in the demo with 3.36 million.

Episode 01-15: Wednesday, 02/20/13
0.9 in the demo (-18% change) with 3.15 million (-4% change).
Season averages: 1.11 in the demo with 3.37 million.

Episode 01-14: Wednesday, 02/13/13
1.1 in the demo (+10% change) with 3.29 million (+11% change).
Season averages: 1.13 in the demo with 3.39 million.

UPDATE: The show has been renewed for a second season by The CW.

Episode 01-13: Wednesday, 02/06/13
1.0 in the demo (+11% change) with 2.96 million (0% change).
Season averages: 1.13 in the demo with 3.40 million.

Episode 01-12: Wednesday, 01/30/13
0.9 in the demo (-18% change) with 2.97 million (-5% change).
Season averages: 1.14 in the demo with 3.43 million.

Episode 01-11: Wednesday, 01/23/13
1.1 in the demo (0% change) with 3.14 million (+3% change).
Season averages: 1.16 in the demo with 3.48 million.

Episode 01-10: Wednesday, 01/16/13
1.1 in the demo (+10% change) with 3.06 million (-2% change).
Season averages: 1.17 in the demo with 3.51 million.

CW TV show ratingsEpisode 01-09: Wednesday, 12/12/12
1.0 in the demo (-9% change) with 3.11 million (-7% change).
Season averages: 1.18 in the demo with 3.56 million.

Episode 01-08: Wednesday, 12/05/12
1.1 in the demo (-15% change) with 3.35 million (-11% change).
Season averages: 1.20 in the demo with 3.61 million.

Episode 01-07: Wednesday, 11/28/12
1.3 in the demo (+8% change) with 3.74 million (-2% change).
Season averages: 1.21 in the demo with 3.65 million.

Episode 01-06: Wednesday, 11/14/12
1.2 in the demo (-8% change) with 3.83 million (+2% change).
Season averages: 1.20 in the demo with 3.64 million.

Episode 01-05: Wednesday, 11/07/12
1.3 in the demo (+30% change) with 3.75 million (+23% change).
Season averages: 1.20 in the demo with 3.60 million.

Episode 01-04: Wednesday, 10/31/12
1.0 in the demo (-9% change) with 3.05 million (-13% change).
Season averages: 1.18 in the demo with 3.56 million.

Episode 01-03: Wednesday, 10/24/12
1.1 in the demo (-15% change) with 3.51 million (-1% change).
Season averages: 1.23 in the demo with 3.73 million.

UPDATE: The CW has ordered a full season of 22 episodes.

Episode 01-02: Wednesday, 10/17/12
1.3 in the demo (0% change) with 3.55 million (-14% change).
Season averages: 1.30 in the demo with 3.84 million.

Episode 01-01: Wednesday, 10/10/12
1.3 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 4.14 million total viewers.
Season average: 1.30 in the demo with 4.14 million.

Year-to-year, compared to H8R’s premiere in the same timeslot, the network was up by 116% in the demo (vs a 0.6 rating) and up by 221% in viewership (vs 1.29 million). This was a very promising start for the new series. It beat NBC’s Animal Practice in the demo which is impressive for the tiny CW network (and frankly sad for the peacock one).


Note: These ratings are collected by the Nielsen company and are the final national numbers. These are different from the fast affiliate numbers which are just estimates of the actual ratings and are reported on by most other outlets. The final nationals are typically released within 24 hours of the programming or, in the case of weekends and holidays, a couple days later.

What do you think? Do you still like the Arrow TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a second season?

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Lora February 7, 2013 at 3:17 pm

AWESOME SHOW!!!! KEEP IT ON. ARROW & SUPERNATURAL: GREAT COMBINATION!! RENEW RENEW!!

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alia January 27, 2013 at 10:23 pm

Arrow may have started out rough, because we didn’t know so much. Now it’s really really amazing and cool! I look forward to it every week :)

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John January 27, 2013 at 2:36 pm

This is one of my favorite shows. I remember Green Arrow as a comic book character as a kid. As long as I can watch it, I will.

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LEverage FAn January 27, 2013 at 2:11 am

Arrow is awsome.

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geri January 24, 2013 at 10:18 pm

Arrow has become one of my favorite shows this season. It’s good entertainment. Not a dull moment.

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Norman T Christenson January 24, 2013 at 1:30 pm

What kind of a moron would buy such a silly plot. This is the type of psycho that shows up at shopping malls. Not the actor, but the writers and directors. Arrows really! A magic list of bad guys ? Try taking that act down to Harlem or Chicago.

It stinks !!!!

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Ash January 22, 2013 at 3:06 pm

Arrow absolutely rocks. Best show of 2012/2013. Please please make more i love it.

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Rob Schnyder January 22, 2013 at 3:07 am

I love this show, I even got my gf hooked on it. I hope they keep making more.

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Arrow Fan January 18, 2013 at 7:44 am

I love ARROW. It’s legit. They need another season. I’m up for at least 3 more seasons of Arrow! It’s amazing. It’s thrilling. It’s everything I want. It’s everything I need. It’s done all the right things, in exactly the right time. ARROW4EVER.

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crabnes January 18, 2013 at 1:45 am

one of the best shows ever!!!

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Alison January 4, 2013 at 9:32 pm

I feel that it should be renewed it is good entertainment and holds your interest. Keep it going!

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charles January 3, 2013 at 11:01 pm

I think arrow should stay on everytime a good show comes on they take it off,if I was on the writting team it would last a long time.

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Rob January 1, 2013 at 7:36 pm

Arrow is one the best shows on today I vote that it stays on the air. It is action packed and would love to see more of this awesome show

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Bob December 30, 2012 at 9:17 pm

The Arrow kicks ass.

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Yannie December 28, 2012 at 7:08 am

I am so involved in it. It is a great show-one of the best. When will the second tide come?

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LEE February 5, 2013 at 4:07 pm

only have 3 tv series that and arrow is 1 of them its brilliant please renew theres 2 much reality tv these days and they are SO BORING

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