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Ratings: The CW’s ‘Walker’ Premiere Struts to 2.4 Million Viewers

Step aside, Chuck Norris: This “Walker’s” got The CW line-dancing. The series premiere of “Supernatural” alum Jared Padalecki’s new CW show, a reboot of Norris’ old “Walker, Texas Ranger” program, drew the network’s largest overall audience (2.43 million) in the time slot since the Dec. 1, 2016 “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” debut. It was The CW’s most-watched telecast of any kind since a “Flash” episode nearly three years ago (Jan. 30, 2018). As a result, The CW finished fifth in primetime viewer averages, besting both Spanish-language broadcast channels. The CW, Univision and Telemundo tied for fifth-place in ratings among adults 18-49. Also Read: ‘Walker’: Genevieve Padalecki on Emily’s Mysterious Death and That Poker Chip Like Fox, The CW has the advantage of only nationally programming two primetime hours per evening. CBS, NBC, ABC, Univision and Telemundo count the 10 o’clock hour in their primetime averages, and later usually means lower-rated. Still, those primetime rankings are good for The CW these days, though the network probably would have liked a better performance from its “Legacies” Season 3 premiere — especially following the “Walker” figures. All told, Thursday marked The CW’s most-watched Thursday primetime since March 29, 2018. Also Read: The CW’s…Read original story Ratings: The CW’s ‘Walker’ Premiere Struts to 2.4 Million Viewers At TheWrap

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