Arrowverse 2017 Crossover Premiere Revealed, Will Span Two Nights

Arrowverse 2017 Crossover Premiere Revealed, Will Span Two Nights

All four shows saw their most-watched episode during the week with Supergirl receiving 3.5 million views, The Flash receiving 4.15 million views, Arrow with 3.55 million views, and DC's Legends of Tomorrow at 3.39 million views. "Arrow", "The Flash", "Legends of Tomorrow", and "Supergirl" aired from Monday to Thursday, and helped the network gain a significant amount of viewership.

"Last year's (crossover) was the most successful week in CW history in terms of ratings and everything", explained CW President Mark Pedowitz of the change in structure (via Deadline).

"We're really approaching this big four-part event as two back-to-back two hour movies, and I think when you look at it through that lens, it becomes less important for the Supergirl episode to feel like a Supergirl episode and the Arrow episode to feel like an Arrow episode, which was always our approach in the past".

"[It's a] tight, concise way of doing it".

Rather than spread across the four nights of the week like in 2016, the crossover will be presented as a two-night mini-series event. They're all big episodic productions, but this will be even bigger.

Pedowitz didn't comment on what this season's first crossover will deal with, although he did say it'll have a "purpose" like some of the others. Details of the upcoming The CW comic book television show crossover were revealed at the Television Critics Association (TCA) panel this year. What do you hope happens in the crossover? I can't wait to see what the Arrowverse has in store for us this November.

Whereas last year the #Arrowverse went up against the alien species called The Dominators, this year the superheroes might face some of their fiercest opponents allied together to defeat the heroes on a very special day: Barry and Iris's wedding. "We have no plans to develop any DC shows this season", Pedowitz said.

Supergirl returns Monday, Oct. 9 at 8 p.m. ET, The Flash and DC's Legends of Tomorrow return Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 8 p.m. ET and 9 p.m. ET, respectively, while Arrow moves to Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET on Oct. 12, all on The CW. Want more news? Like our Supergirl Facebook page.

Since "Arrow's" debut in 2012, The CW has launched an ambitious shared universe with its heroes.

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