Ratings: Shark Tank Makes a Splash, Fringe Matches Low, Supernatural Dips and Grimm Gains

ABC’s Shark Tank made a splash this Friday night, gaining 14 percent in total audience (drawing 5.9 million viewers) while surging 20 percent in the demo (hitting a 1.8 and tying Blue Bloods for the nightly win).

Among genre-TV fare, Nikita held steady with 1.45 mil and a 0.5, Grimm (5.2 mil/1.5) gained 8 percent, Fringe (3.03 mil/1.1) shed a few viewers while matching its series-low demo, and Supernatural (1.86 mil/0.7) dropped a tenth in the demo.

Turning to CBS’ drama slate, A Gifted Man (8.8 mil/1.2) added a few eyeballs but slipped a tenth in the demo, while both the CSI: NY winter finale (10.3 mil/1.7) and Blue Bloods (11.8 mil/1.8) inched up a bit.