The Flash is on TV again, and this week he gave Arrow a nice boost.
The CW superhero drama had one of its best episodes all season this week as Barry Allen made his first appearance. Meanwhile, The Vampire Diaries took a drop, Once Upon a Time got a boost, and several other shows slipped into midseason finale mode as Christmas looms.
Check out the numbers and commentary below to see how your favorite shows are doing in Live + Same Day ratings.
MONDAY, December 2
Sleepy Hollow (FOX) -- OFF
Beauty and the Beast (CW) -- OFF
Almost Human (FOX) 5.87 million viewers/1.7/5 share
Almost Human sank for the third straight time this week to hit another new low in both viewers and demo score. It's still not in cancellation territory, but if it keeps falling it might end up there.
Shows on Hiatus
Bates Motel (A&E) — Returns 2014
Being Human (Syfy) — Returns 2014
Defiance (Syfy) — Returns June 2014
Lost Girl (Syfy) — Returns 2014
Teen Wolf (MTV) — Returns January, 2014
Tron: Uprising (Disney XD) — Returns Unknown
Under the Dome (CBS) — Returns 2014
Warehouse 13 (Syfy) — Returns 2014
TUESDAY, December 3
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC) -- OFF
Person of Interest (CBS) -- OFF
Supernatural (CW) 2.42 million viewers/1.1/2 share
Supernatural finished 2013 with a strong showing in both viewers and demo score. We'll see if it keeps it up in 2014.
The Originals (CW) 2.33 million viewers/1.0/3 share
The Originals took a drop in both viewers and ratings for its midseason finale, but it's still one of The CW's strongest shows, so there's no need to worry at the moment.
Ravenswood (ABC Family) -- OFF
WEDNESDAY, December 4
American Horror Story: Coven (FX) -- OFF
Arrow (CW) 3.24 million viewers/1.2/3 share
Arrow got a nice boost across the board for the first appearance of The Flash on The CW. We'll see if the midseason finale can keep up that trend.
Revolution (NBC) -- OFF
The Tomorrow People (CW) 1.74 million viewers/0.6/2 share
The Tomorrow People gained a few viewers, but broke even with a demo score that's relatively weak for The CW. It's not doomed, but it's not riding high either.
THURSDAY, December 5
The Big Bang Theory (CBS) -- OFF
Elementary (CBS) 8.29 million viewers/1.8/5 share
Elementary returned from some time off to a drop in viewers but a steady demo score. It's not a great December showing, but it's better than a lot of shows have managed.
The Vampire Diaries (CW) 2.36 million viewers/1.0/3 share
The Vampire Diaries took a significant drop this week for its lowest ratings score since Halloween. We'll see if the midseason finale can generate a rebound.
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (ABC) 3.24 million viewers/0.9/3 share
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland continued its struggle this week, losing viewers and holding on to a low demo score.
DreamWorks' Dragons: Defenders of Berk (TOON) 1.42 million viewers/0.4 and 1.45 million viewers/0.3
Defenders of Berk had a nice boost to its viewers this week for its two-part midseason finale. We'll see if it keeps this up in the New Year.
Shows on Hiatus
Archer (FX) — Returns 2014
Hannibal (NBC) — Returns 2014
Saving Hope (NBC) — Returns Unknown
Wilfred (FX) — Returns Unknown
FRIDAY, December 6
Dracula (NBC) 3.83 million viewers/1.1/4 share
Dracula got a strong boost for its midseason finale, putting up its best numbers since its second episode. We'll see how it does in 2014.
Grimm (NBC) 6.23 million viewers/1.6/5 share
Grimm got a great boost across the board this week, and we're not even at midseason finale time yet. We'll see if it finishes the year just as strong.
Haven (Syfy) 1.35 million viewers/0.4
Haven lost a few viewers but held its demo score for another strong week. We'll see if the finale brings even better numbers.
The Neighbors (ABC) 4.19 million viewers/0.9/3 share
The Neighbors picked up some viewers but kept its low demo score. Things still don't look good here.
Shows On Hiatus
Continuum (Syfy) — Returns 2014
Da Vinci's Demons (Starz) — Returns 2014
SATURDAY, December 7
Atlantis (BBCA) 0.27 million viewers/0.1
Atlantis dropped a few viewers but held its demo score. It's still doing OK, but if it keeps dropping we might need to start worrying.
Shows on Hiatus
Doctor Who (BBC) -- Returns December 25
Orphan Black (BBC) -- Returns April 2014
In The Flesh (BBC) — Returns Spring 2014
SUNDAY, December 8
The Walking Dead (AMC) -- OFF
Once Upon a Time (ABC) 6.94 million viewers/2.1/5 share
Once Upon a Time got a very nice boost ahead of its midseason finale. We'll see if the growth continues for the last episode of 2013.
Witches of East End (Lifetime) -- OFF
Shows on Hiatus
Falling Skies (TNT) — Returns 2014
Game of Thrones (HBO) — Returns Spring 2014
True Blood (HBO) — Returns 2014