Ratings: Supernatural Tops Smallville, Fringe Ends Season on Low Note

Supernatural scared up a rare victory this week over CW sister show Smallville, drawing more viewers (2.08 vs. 2 million) and a better demo rating (0.9 vs. 0.8). Both shows, with their penultimate episodes of the season/series, saw slight upticks in total audience.

Speaking of finales, Fringe (3.3 mil/1.2) ended its third cycle on a low note, dipping 6 and 8 percent, respectively. Everyone still collecting their brain matter off the floor…?

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Elsewhere on Friday:

8/7c | CBS’ Flashpoint led the hour in total audience with 6.9 million viewers (up 13 percent from its previous premiere), but was down 15 percent in the demo (with a mere 1.1 rating). Friday Night Lights (2.72 mil/0.8) gained 33 percent in the demo.

9/8c | CSI: NY (9.3 mil/1.5) was topis in viewers and in the demo, despite dropping 12 percent in the latter.

10/9c | Blue Bloods was the night’s most watched program, with 10.1 million viewers, but placed third in the demo (dipping to a 1.5) behind the second hour of Dateline (1.8) and 20/20 (1.7).

What did you watch live/live-ish this Friday?