So how did the show fare? Is Arrow going to keep those viewers around and live a long life on the CW?
AfterElton gathered a group of TV critics to chat about the merits of Amell and Arrow and predict the show's future. Featured in our roundtable are Laura Prudom (Associate TV Editor, HuffPost TV), Craig Byrne (webmaster/editor, KsiteTV.com & GreenArrowTV.com), Damian Holbrook (Senior Writer, TV Guide Magazine), Lauren Dimascio (Contributing TV Editor, Celebuzz.com) and our own Jim Halterman.
What else does Stephen Amell have going for him on Arrow besides, um, lucky towel?
AfterElton: The casting of Stephen Amell - yes, he's got the bod,