The Flash has been The CW’s highest-rated show for two seasons. Will it continue to bring in positive numbers? Could it possibly be cancelled or is it guaranteed to be renewed for a fourth season? Stay tuned.
Based on the DC Comics series, The Flash revolves around young police scientist Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) who’s struck by lightning in a freak accident. He finds that he has super speed and decides to use his abilities as a masked hero. The show also stars Jesse L. Martin, Tom Cavanagh, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, and Carlos Valdes.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — usually the next day, around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
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For comparisons: The second season of The Flash averaged a 1.37 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 3.53 million total viewers.
Note: These are the Live + Same Day Ratings which include “live” viewing plus delayed DVR viewing, up until 3am local time that same night. Ratings marked with an “*” are the fast affiliate ratings and will be updated with the Live+SD numbers when they are made available. Typically, networks get paid for C+3 ratings which includes DVR viewing within three days of the original airing when commercials are watched. Those numbers are rarely released to the press.
What do you think? Do you like The Flash TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a fourth season?