The Flash season 3 to premiere on October 04, 2016
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Basic info and cast
The Flash is a popular and critically acclaimed American action, adventure, fantasy and sci-fi drama television series that is currently airing on The CW channel in the United States. The superhero series was created by Greg Berlanti, Geoff Johns and Andrew Kreisberg who also all executive produce the TV show together with David Nutter, Jaime Paglia, Sarah Schechter, Aaron Helbing and Todd Helbing. The series is produced for The CW by Bonanza Productions, Berlanti Productions, Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment. Season 1 of The Flash debuted on The CW channel on October 7, 2014.
The superhero TV show is based on the character of Flash from DC Comics. The TV show is a spin-off from another popular series that is broadcast on The CW, Arrow. Both shows are set in the same fictional universe. The Flash stars Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, Rick Cosnett, Carlos Valdes, Tom Cavanagh and Jesse L. Martin.
Current season, ratings and renewal chances
A highly anticipated season 2 of the show premiered on The CW channel in the US on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 8pm ET/PT. In its debut season, the series has not only become the highest-rated series on The CW, having averaged 3.84 million viewers per episode, but also garnered wide critical acclaim scoring a number of nominations and winning 2015 People's Choice Award in the category Favorite New TV Drama and 2015 Saturn Awards in the category Best Superhero Adaption Television Series. In the current season, after just five episodes, the series is averaging 3.6 million viewers, which is an insignificant 7% decline when compared to season 1. Based on the current ratings, it is very likely that the superhero series will get greenlit for another run. So far, there has been no word from The CW about the fate of a third season, so check back with us for the latest news, or subscribe to our notifications and get the premiere date of The Flash season 3 automatically sent to your inbox as soon as it is announced.
UPDATED December 11, 2015: The CW network has just revealed its 2016 winter schedule for the new series and for the shows that will be coming back after a Christmas break. Having aired its ninth episode on December 8, 2015, The Flash is scheduled to return to the small screen on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 at 8pm ET/PT. Having been the best-rated show on CW last year, the current chapter of the show is holding steady, averaging at the moment a little over 3.6 million viewers per episode. With such impressive ratings, it will be shocking to see the series not getting renewed, especially considering the rumors about possible cross-over episodes with another superhero series, Supergirl. Check back with us for the latest developments regarding the series.
Updated March 13, 2016: In a surprisingly generous move The CW has made an early bulk renewal announcement on March 11, 2016. It includes no less than all of its original series that have already aired in the current season. The Flash is among them, greenlit for season 3. The news come as no surprise to the fans of Flash, as The CW's top-rated series was already nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award and averages over 3.6 million viewers per episode. There is no hint of a release date or an episode count for the new season, so please stay tuned for relevant information.
UPDATED September 4, 2016: The fall programming lineup of The CW network has been solidified and it will open up with the premiere episode of the channel’s hit action drama series The Flash. A new chapter of the hit show is scheduled to hit the small screen in the US on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 8pm ET/PT. The expectations for the upcoming new installment are very high since last season the action series became the network’s highest-rated show with almost 4.3 million total viewers per episode. Sign up for our updates and we will email you an automated reminder of the premiere date of The Flash season 3 one day before it is released.