‘The Flash’ Season 4 Confirmed on The CW
A new season of The CW’s hit series “The Flash” kicked off on Oct 4 on The CW with a slight drop of the viewing audience (-11.66%), garnering 3.166 million viewers, as well as universal acclaim as expected. Without a doubt, millions of devoted fans of the superhero fiction series crave to find out whether or not “The Flash” will be returning for a fourth season on The CW, and if this happens, when should we expect its release date? On Jan 8, 2017, it was announced that The CW has picked up seven current television series for 2017-2018 season. Fortunately, “The Flash” has been included in the list. The announcement was made during the network’s session at the TCA press tour. If you don’t want to miss the upcoming premiere, you can sign up for our automatic notifications right now, and we’ll keep you informed.
Actually, we have been waiting for the decision on renewal from The CW, given the strong television ratings of the current season of “The Flash,” as well as quite a favourable reception among critics and viewers. Let’s take a look at the figures and facts in order to find out why The CW made this decision. First of all, it’s worth noting that an overall score of the superhero fiction series still remains very strong. Currently, according to IMDB, “The Flash” has a score of 8.2/10 based on over 201,700 user votes, over 300 reviews from viewers and 54 reviews from critics. Meanwhile, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the third season of the action series has an average score of 7.6 out of 10 and a 86% approval rating based on 14 reviews from critics, while the viewers have rated the current season of “The Flash” at 4 out of 5 with a 74% approval rating based on 181 user votes. At the same time, according to Metcritic, this season of “The Flash” has a score of 80 out of 100 based on 4 reviews from critics, whereas the viewers have rated the third series at 5.5 out of 10 based on 86 user ratings.
The premiere of Season 3 has drawn 3.166 million viewers (-11.66% compared to last season’s premiere) with a 1.30 demo rating (-9.09%) among adults (18-49). For comparisons, “The Flash” Season 2 averaged a 1.37 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 3.53 million total viewers. Though we observe some decrease of the viewing audience, this indicator is quite acceptable for a third season.
“The Flash” focuses on the story of a 25 year-old Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) who possesses the power of super speed. Season 3 adheres the Flashpoint storyline in the comics. The TV series is created by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, who also serve as executive producers.
Recent News & Updates
On Nov 16, The CW revealed its midseason schedule. According to the scheduled, “The Flash” is returning for a Season 3B on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 8-9:00 PM on The CW. During its midseason finale “The Flash” has lost 24.31% of viewers compared to the Season 3 premiere, garnering 3.138 million viewers with a 1.20 demo rating (-21.57%) among adults (18-49). In spite of this, we’re still waiting for the official confirmation of “The Flash” Season 4. Stay tuned. We’ll keep you informed.
On January 8, 2017, The CW has confirmed the renewal of “The Flash” for a fourth season, to premiere within the frameworks of 2017-2018 TV season.
Notification of the Release Date (Season 4)
“The Flash” Season 3 commenced on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 8|7c on The CW, and its debut drew about 3.2 million viewers, as well as has been praised by critics and viewers. Looking at the pretty strong indicators of the current season, The CW has picked up “The Flash” for a fourth instalment. According to the official announcement, “The Flash” Season 4 is scheduled to premiere in 2017-2018 television season. However, The CW has yet to announce a specific release date for a next season. Fortunately, thanks to our notification system, we’re able to notify you about the further updates of the superhero fiction series, as well as about “The Flash” Season 4 release date. Don’t miss the premiere! Join our list of subscribers using the form below, and we’ll deliver a notification on the release date directly to your inbox.
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