Meet your favorite superheroes, like those of Arrowverse, on your phone screens would seem like a very alien idea in 2012, but that’s no longer the case. With the advent of high-speed internet/technology and the inevitable increase in streaming service subscriptions, you can watch the stories of your favorite superheroes unfold right on your phones/laptops from the comfort of your bed or during your home-to-work journey.
Arrowverse, which is DC’s attempt to create TV series with a shared universe for their superhero characters, has been quite successful. The franchise’s shows have done well with their audiences since the release of Arrow in 2012, with approval ratings also being consistent. But there is one fact about its viewers that is interesting but also odd.
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Arrowverse’s Average Daily Viewer Age Isn’t Exactly What You’d Expect
It’s a running joke among adults all over the world that adults who consume any form of superhero-related media haven’t grown up yet, but this interesting fact about the average age of the person who watches superhero shows ‘Arrowverse is very, very contradictory.
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Despite the franchise’s successful attempts to attract younger viewers to their shows on The CW, the average person watching the shows is quite old, like 58!
That might sound a little shocking, but that’s literally the extent of DC’s reach among audience members. To be fair, what dad wouldn’t love to see The Flash zoom in faster than a fighter jet?
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This Major Deal Could Bring Significant Changes to the Arrowverse
The CW network, which hosts all Arrowverse TV shows, have some big changes coming after a deal involving stakes in the company was finalized not too long ago.
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According to reports, The CW is now entering a new era after 75% of the network’s share was sold to Texas-based Nexstar Media Group. The network’s parent companies, Warner Bros. Discovery and Paramount did not completely lose all of their stakes, as they each retain 12.5% of the deal.
It could mean big things for Arrowverseas reports suggest that Nexstar plans to cater to a much older target demographic after acquiring the platform, which is very much in line with the news we just reported above!