Arrow Ratings Rise For “Honor Thy Fathers” Arrow Ratings Rise For “Honor Thy Fathers”
Arrow's ratings went up a little bit for "Honor Thy Fathers." Arrow Ratings Rise For “Honor Thy Fathers”

Ratings are finally on the upswing for Arrow.

After a few weeks where the initial overnights weren’t as good as they had been, Arrow had a 0.6/2 rating in the Ages 18-49 demographic and 1.64 million viewers last night for “Honor Thy Fathers.” Final numbers can and will go up when DVR, the CW app, and other things are factored in.

What did you think of the episode? Come talk about it on our Arrow discussion forum!

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.

  • Tie

    May 11, 2017 #1 Author

    It was a great episode and with the renewed confidence created by episode 5X19 and 5X20, I hope the numbers keep climbing.

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  • Obi

    May 11, 2017 #2 Author

    The benefits of the episode not being Olicity/Felicity centric.

    Two heavily promoted episodes where the audience was informed Olicity and Felicity (for each of the respective episodes) were going to be heavily featured caused dips in the ratings. And the first episode afterwards, that was marketed as a regular/non ship-centric episode, had a rise in ratings.

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    • Obi

      May 11, 2017 #3 Author

      Oh, and before people complain about this comment. The demo also went up, not just the ratings. So the demo hasn’t stayed the same with the previous two episodes, they both dipped below the season average and the return on a non ship-centric episode caused a rise/return to status quo.

      The Felicity/Olicity episodes adjusted to .47, (which is below 5 and also a drop for the season)
      This episode has a .60 demo (which is a fairly large rise and better matches the start of the season)

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  • Maria

    May 12, 2017 #4 Author

    Looks like people wanted to see more so they came back from 5×20! Awesome

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