Ratings: The CW’s “Riverdale” Rises In Week Three (Updated)

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Update: Final Thursday ratings data has been released, and it reveals that the third “Riverdale” actually posted a week-to-week gain in adults 18-49.

According to national data posted by Showbuzz, Thursday’s “Riverdale” drew a 0.5 adults 18-49 rating and an average of 1.20 million total viewers.

Last week’s episode drew a 0.4 and 1.15 million.

The CW led into “Riverdale” with “Supernatural,” which drew the same 0.6 rating and 1.73 million viewership average as last week’s show.
The third episode of The CW’s “Riverdale” matched the second installment in adults 18-49. It posted a slight gain in overall viewership.

According to fast national data posted by Showbuzz, Thursday’s episode drew a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating and averaged 1.22 million total viewers. Last week’s installment drew a 0.4 rating and 1.15 million audience members.

Lead-in “Supernatural” was also even in the demo but down in viewership. This week’s episode posted a 0.6 rating and 1.71 million, while last week’s drew a 0.6 and 1.73 million.

The CW was fifth among the five broadcast networks in both timeslots.

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