Black Lightning Lights Up The CW with Solid Ratings

Black Lightning debuted this Tuesday for The CW delivering solid ratings for the channel. The show scored a 0.8 rating among adults 18-49 and 2.31 million views. It retained all of The Flash‘s audience, its lead in. The show was behind other channels though in the same time slot. It wasn’t too far behind Fox’s LA to Vegas which had a 0.9 and a repeat of NCIS: New Orleans for CBS, also 0.9. It tied The Mick at 9:30 on Fox which had 0.8 and 2.3 million viewers.

It was the best rating the The CW this season in the time period and highest-rated debut since Legends of Tomorrow in January 2016.

(via TV By the Numbers)