Even though the ratings for DC’s Legends of Tomorrow TV show continued to fall last year, and it slipped out of the top three, it was still ranked in the top half of scripted series on The CW. Now that it’s back for a fourth season, can it make legendary comeback in the ratings, or will it continue its decline? Will DC’s Legends of Tomorrow be cancelled or renewed for season five? Stay tuned. **Status update below.
A DC Comics inspired CW action-adventure series, Legends of Tomorrow stars Brandon Routh, Caity Lotz, Dominic Purcell, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Nick Zano, Tala Ashe, Ramona Young, Tom Wilson, Matt Ryan, Jes Macallan, and Courtney Ford. In the fourth season, Constantine (Ryan) arrives to explain to the Legends that “Fugitives” — magical creatures from myths, fairy tales, and legends — have infected history, as a consequence of killing of Mallus.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly in 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.
5/21 update: You can see the latest night’s ratings in context.
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For comparisons: The third season of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow averaged a 0.48 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 1.505 million total viewers (Live+SD).
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 DC’s Legends of Tomorrow TV series? Should this CW TV show be cancelled or renewed for a fifth season?
**1/31/2019 Status Update: DC’s Legends of Tomorrow has been renewed for season five on The CW. Details here.