TV News: Flash, Saul, Laura, Affleck

The Flash
The final numbers are in and The CW’s “The Flash” scored a 3.2 rating and 6.83 million viewers in Live+7 numbers for its series premiere earlier this month – making it the most-watched telecast in The CW’s history. The CW is also saying across all platforms, including digital streams and encores, the first episode was seen more than 13 million times.

Meanwhile, Malese Jow (“The Vampire Diaries”) has joined the cast in a recurring role as Linda Park. The character is described as a quick-witted reporter for the Central City Picture News and who becomes a potential Barry romantic interest. She first appears in the twelfth episode. [Source: The Live Feed]

Better Call Saul
Bob Odenkirk admits he hasn’t seen any of actual footage from the “Breaking Bad” spin-off “Better Call Saul” in which he stars. He also says the hourlong spin-off series is a “total drama… it’s 85 percent drama, 15 percent comedy.” AMC has scheduled the premiere of ‘Saul’ for February. [Source: THR]

The Mysteries Of Laura
NBC’s “Mysteries Of Laura” has scored a full-season order, the first NBC fall series to get a ‘back nine’ pick-up. The Debra Messing-led series has consistently ranked as the most watched NBC program on Wednesday nightand has bately slipped at all since its premiere. In Live+7 numbers, the series averages a 1.9 rating and 9.3 million total viewers. [Source: Deadline]

Untitled Affleck/Damon Comedy
FOX has given a script plus penalty commitment for a single-camera comedy series from Ben Affleck and Matt Damon’s Pearl Street Films. “30 Rock” producer Colleen McGuinness will pen the script and executive produce along with Affleck, Damon and Jennifer Todd.

The story centers on a 25-year-old woman who works at a frozen yogurt shop and whose life is going nowhere – until she discovers she’s telekinetic. [Source: The Live Feed]