Ratings: Arrow No. 100 Hits 1-Year Highs, Empire Slips to New Lows

Matt Webb Mitovich

The CW’s Arrow celebrated its 100th episode/contribution to the “Heroes v Aliens” crossover event by drawing 3.5 million total viewers and a 1.3 rating, nearly doubling its most recent numbers to hit one-year highs (since last season’s crossover ep).

To recap #DCWeek thus far:
Supergirl 3.5 mil (+33%), 1.1 (+20% week-to-week)
The Flash 4.2 mil (+40%), 1.5 (+36%)
Arrow 3.5 mil (+84%), 1.3 (+86%)

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Leading out of that, Frequency (1.08 mil/0.3) added a few eyeballs while flat in the demo.

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Elsewhere in the ratings….

CBS | Survivor (8.8 mil/1.9) and Code Black (5.9 mil/1.0) ticked up from their Thanksgiving Eve  numbers, while Criminal Minds (7.4 mil/1.4) matched its most recent outing.

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FOX | Lethal Weapon (6.4 mil/1.6) dipped a tenth, while Empire (7.8 mil/2.8) slipped to new series lows.

NBC | The Rockefeller Center tree lighting (10.5 mil/1.7) rose 30 and 13 percent from last year. Tyler Perry Presents Ruth Chris’ Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love (11.5 mil/1.7) was down a smidgen from the original.

ABC | The Goldbergs (5.9 mil/1.7) and Speechless (4.9 mil/1.7) each slipped two tenths, Modern Family (6.8 mil/2.2) was steady, black-ish (5.4 mil/1.8) rose three tenths and Designated Survivor (5.5 mil/1.3) ticked up to its best rating since Oct. 12.

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