The premiere of The Flash totally kicked butt in ratings, beating both Fox and ABC!
Star Grant Gustin, who stars as the title character, tweeted his reaction to the news: “I can’t thank you enough to everyone that tuned in. I don’t really understand the number system but apparently we did very well. I love Barry, I love this show and I love everyone I have the pleasure of working with. So id love to keep making this show 4 u.”
He added, “And don’t forget!! #ArrowSeason3 premieres tonight! There will be a quick cameo by yours truly.. Not to mention it’s just bad ass.”
Exec producer Andrew Kreisburg added, “Thanks to everyone who watched #TheFlash last night. Now watch the truly unforgettable season premiere of #Arrow tonight. Barry MAY run by.”
The Flash debuted to 4.5 million total viewers and a 1.8 demo rating, marking the network’s most watched and highest rated series launch since The Vampire Diaries in 2009.