‘Supergirl’ Season Finale Ratings Rise; ‘Gotham’ Up In 18-49 Demo

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On The CW, Supergirl concluded its second season with an emotional finale where Kara defeated Rhea and forced the Daxamites to abandon earth. However, the victory did not come without sacrifice as device used to thwart the Daxamites also made Earth inhospitable to Mon-El, forcing him to leave earth and Kara behind. Meanwhile on Fox, Gotham featured a significant development in Bruce Wayne’s training while Michael Chiklis’ Nathaniel Barnes pursued Jim Gordon. Fortunately, the eventful episodes of each series managed to draw in a respectable number of viewers as both shows experienced a ratings increase.

TVByTheNumbers reports that the season finale of Supergirl earned 2.14 million viewers, up from last week’s 1.93 million total, and rose a tenth in the 18-49 demo with a 0.6 score.

Gotham matched the previous episode’s 2.89 million viewer total and rose a tenth in the 18-49 demo with a 1.0 score.

Gotham continues next week with the episode titled “Pretty Hate Machine”.


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Gordon races against the clock to save the city from the Alice Tetch virus, when Lee Thompkins (Morena Baccarin) intercepts with a plan of her own. Also, Alfred sees a big change in Bruce Wayne after his work with The Shaman (guest star Raymond J. Barry). Meanwhile, some of Gotham’s most deranged villains band together in the all-new “Heroes Rise: Pretty Hate Machine” episode of GOTHAM airing Monday, May 29 (8:00-9:01 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (GTH-320) (TV-14 L, V)

What did you think of the Supergirl season finale? Are you excited for the final episodes of Gotham season 3? Share your thoughts below!

Gotham airs on Monday at 8:00 pm ET on FOX.

Supergirl will return next fall on The CW.

Be sure to check back with Heroic Hollywood after each episode for weekly reviews!

Source: TVByTheNumbers

Sebastian Peris

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