With a strong core audience from the comic book, the aid of the hit show Arrow spinning it off, and the popularity of superheroes in general, we knew The Flash would have a strong premiere.
But we didn't realize even Barry Allen could gather an audience THIS fast!
After a week of DVR viewership tallied, the Scarlet Speedster's first outing has broken ratings records at the CW.
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With 6.8 million viewers, the pilot episode is the single most watched telecast in the network's history!
The most recent episode hasn't had a full week for folks to clear out their DVRs yet, but it's already clocked in 5.2 million viewers - not a bad drop off three episodes in.
Looks like the CW has another hit on its hands! Go, Grant Gustin, go!
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