With 3.3 million total viewers and a 1.1 rating, the ABC sitcom’s first Friday episode was up 11 percent and two tenths week-to-week, while its second half-hour (2.7 mil/1.0) saw gains of 18 and 43 percent.
Leading out of that, Shark Tank (6.8 mil/2.1) was up 9 and 17 percent, netting the nights best demo rating.
Undercover Boss opened CBS’ night with a time slot-dominating 8.5 mil and 1.6, but the older-skewing Vegas only retained 7.6 mil/0.9 of that in its Friday premiere, down 20 and 25 percent from the CSI: NY finale (9.5 mil/1.2) and down even more in the demo from its last Tuesday outing (9.5 mil/1.5). Blue Bloods nonetheless managed to build back up to 10.8 mil/1.4, on par with its last fresh outing.
The CW’s Nikita (1.26 mil/0.3) ticked down a tenth, while Cult (590K/0.2) gained a tenth… NBC’s Fashion Star (2.6 mil/0.6) dipped 9 percent and a tenth, Grimm (5 mil/1.5) ticked up a tenth… and Fox’s Touch (2.4 mil/0.6) was up a tenth.