'Supergirl' soars to fall's biggest premiere ratings

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“Supergirl” just soared above the competition. The new CBS series is now the season’s most-watched premiere.

It premiered Monday night to record numbers for the season: 12.9 million viewers and a huge 3.2 rating among the advertiser-coveted 18 to 49-year-old audience, according to a CBS news release.

That means “Supergirl” beat CBS comedy “Life in Pieces” (11.3 million viewers) for most viewers and NBC’s “Blindspot” (3.1 rating) for bigger 18-49 rating.

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