The series ends after the ninth season
The CW stops “The Flash”. The upcoming ninth season will also be the last. Ratings for the series have recently dropped significantly.
The CW unplugs “The Flash”. How among others “Entertainment Tonight” reports, the broadcaster is ending the superhero series with the upcoming ninth season. In May, The CW announced a one-season extension.
Not enough that the series around the lightning Barry Allen (Grant Gustin, 32) ends abruptly after nine rounds. The final season is also significantly shorter than previous editions. The ninth season will only have 13 episodes. For comparison: the first four seasons each had 23 episodes. After that it tended to get shorter. Season seven only lasted about 18 issues. Last lap so far it was another 20.
The Flash: the ratings are clearly down
Like the number of episodes, the ratings dropped as the season progressed. During the first season in 2014, an average of 4.62 million US citizens logged on. Ratings steadily declined, in the seventh season they were only 1.58 million per episode.
Of course, there is no mention of this in the broadcaster’s statement at the end of the series. Producer Eric Wallace had nothing but praise. “So many wonderful people gave their talents, time and love to bring this wonderful show to life each week,” he said. “As we prepare to honor the incredible legacy of the series with our thrilling final chapter, I want to thank our phenomenal cast, writers, producers and crew who helped make ‘The Flash’ such an unforgettable experience. for viewers around the world”.