CW Seed to Introduce First Gay Superhero Lead, ‘The Ray’; The CW Talks ‘Supergirl’ Ratings [TCA 2016]
Posted on Thursday, August 11th, 2016 by Fred Topel
CW President Mark Pedowitz was very enthusiastic about picking up Supergirl from CBS when he spoke to the Television Critics Association this morning. However, he was also frank about the show’s prospects. The CW generally gets lower ratings than any of the big four networks, so Pedowitz does not expect to match even Supergirl’s lowest CBS ratings.
“There’s no question it probably will not do as well as it did on CBS, even at the end,” Pedowitz said. “But whatever it does, it’ll be either our number one or number two show this season. Look, if all six million people come, it’ll be our number one show and I’ll be dancing.” Read More »