Supergirl hits most watched Monday in almost seven years

Monday's Supergirl episode is the most watched episode of The CW this season

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Supergirl -- "Medusa" -- Pictured(L-R): Melissa Benoist as Kara/Supergirl, Jeremy Jordan as Winn Schott, and David Harewood as Hank Henshaw -- Photo: Bettina Strauss/The CW -- © 2016 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Burbank, CA (CW) – With SUPERGIRL kicking off The CW’s Heroes vs. Villains four-night DC crossover event, The CW had its most watched Monday night (2.37M) in nearly seven years (1/18/10), according to preliminary fast affiliate ratings from Nielsen Media Research for November 28, 2016.

SUPERGIRL had its most watched (3.5M) episode of the season, and it was The CW’s most watched telecast of any series thus far this season. SUPERGIRL matched its season premiere ratings in both adults 18-34 (0.9/4) and adults 18-49 (1.1/4).

SUPERGIRL was #2 in the 8-9pm hour in adults 18-34, and matched Fox in adults 18-49.

Last night’s SUPERGIRL was The CW’s most watched show in its Monday 8-9pm time period in more than eight years (9/15/08).

Last night was The CW’s highest rated Monday night in more than five years in adults 18-49 (0.8/3 since 10/3/11) and in four years in adults 18-34 (0.7/3 on 12/17/12). It was the network’s highest rated Monday night in men 18-49 (0.9/3) in more than eight years (10/20/08).

At 9-10pm, JANE THE VIRGIN also had its most watched (1.24M) and highest rated (0.5/2 in adults 18-34, 0.5/2 in adults 18-49) episode of the season. It was the most watched episode of JANE THE VIRGIN since the season one finale on 5/11/15.

This season JANE THE VIRGIN doubles or nearly doubles its ratings when Live + 7 Day delayed viewing is added in to its L+SD totals, rising by 110% in adults 18-34, +95% in adults 18-49, and +76% in total viewers. SUPERGIRL sees significant time shifting as well, gaining +58% in total viewers, +63% in adults 18-34 and +68% in adults 18-49.

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