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'The Flash' Premiere Is Now the CW's Most Watched Telecast Ever

Grant Gustin stars as Barry Allen in The Flash.
The series premiere of The Flash rises to 6.8 million total viewers, becoming The CW's most watched telecast of any series in the history of the network, in final Live + 7 Day Nielsen ratings data. The Flash premiere is also the highest-rated telecast among Men 18-49 (3.2) ever on the network.

The Flash is The CW's highest-rated series debut ever in Men 18-34 (2.5), and the second highest-rated series premiere in Adults 18-49 (2.6).

The debut episode of The Flash rose +41% in total viewers in Live + 7 compared to the Live + Same Day total, and jumped +37% in Adults 18-34 and +39% in Adults 18-49.

The Flash premiere has been seen more than 13 million times across all platforms, including initiated streams on digital platforms and total unduplicated viewers on-air over two airings the week of October 7.

The Flash is produced by Bonanza Productions Inc. in association with Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, David Nutter and Sarah Schechter. This series is based upon characters published by DC Entertainment.

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