Arrow “Keep Your Enemies Closer” Ratings: Moving Up Even More, Hitting Milestones Arrow “Keep Your Enemies Closer” Ratings: Moving Up Even More, Hitting Milestones
Arrow scored impressive numbers last night for The CW. Arrow “Keep Your Enemies Closer” Ratings: Moving Up Even More, Hitting Milestones

Keep Your Enemies CloserMore good news for Arrow again, as ratings are up even from last week.

“Keep Your Enemies Closer” had 2.99 million viewers in the initial overnight rankings, and a 1.1/3 in the demo.

Often times shows move down as the season progresses, but apparently not this one.

UPDATE: The good news keeps coming in! Final ratings for Wednesday, Nov. 13 have come in and Arrow has adjusted UP even more, to 3.09 million viewers and a 1.2/3 in the demo. GO ARROW!

The CW was so happy with last night’s numbers that they issued a press release about how many milestones Arrow hit last night:


November 14, 2013 (Burbank, CA) – The CW’s ARROW struck a bull’s-eye last night, hitting series highs in adults 18-34 (1.1/4 – tie), and men 18-34 (1.4/5), according to preliminary Live Plus Same Day Nielsen ratings for Wednesday, November 13, 2013.

Last night’s ARROW delivered The CW’s best performance in the Wednesday 8-9 p.m. time period in men 18-34 in five years (Oct. 2008).

ARROW also matched its season high in adults 18-49 (1.1/3), and had its second-most watched episode of the season (2.99M).

ARROW gained +22% week to week in adults 18-34, +56% in men 18-34, +10% in adults 18-49, +27% in men 18-49 (1.4/4) and +7% in total viewers.

THE TOMORROW PEOPLE grew +9% versus last week in total viewers (1.69M), and held even in adults 18-49 (0.6/2).

Week to week, The CW’s Wednesday night was up +7% in total viewers (2.34M), +14% in adults 18-34 (0.8/3), +13% in adults 18-49 (0.9/3), and +13% in men 18-34 (0.9/3).

            In time-shifted viewing this season ARROW is averaging a +37% gain in total viewers in Live + 3 Day viewing versus Live + Same Day, a +41% increase in adults 18-34, and a +46% jump in adults 18-49. THE TOMORROW PEOPLE also sees sizable increases in delayed viewing, averaging a +33% gain in total viewers, growing +52% in adults 18-34, and gaining +46% in adults 18-49 in L+3 compared to L+SD.

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Craig Byrne

Craig Byrne has been writing about TV on the internet since 1995. He is also the author of several published books, including Smallville: The Visual Guide and the show's Official Companions for Seasons 4-7.