NBC’s Grimm on Friday night returned to 5.3 million total viewers and a 1.5 demo rating opposite the World Series Game 3, down sharply from its year-ago opener (6.2 mil/1.8 vs. Simpsons reruns) but up from its May finale (5.3 mil/1.3).
Constantine‘s premiere retained 4.3 mil/1.4, well shy of Dracula‘s year-ago launch (5.3 mil/1.8) but up from what Hannibal last did in the time slot (2.4 mil/0.8). TVLine readers gave the pilot an average grade of “B.”
CBS | The Amazing Race (5.6 mil/1.0) fell 15 and 29 percent, while Hawaii Five-0 (8.8 mil/1.1) dipped 4 percent and a tenth. Blue Bloods however ticked up 5 percent and a tenth to season highs of 11.2 mil — currently outdrawing the World Series’ prelim audience — and 1.3.
ABC | Last Man Standing (6.3 mil/1.1) slipped 7 and 15 percent, Cristela (5.2 mil/1.0) was down 13 and 16 percent, and Shark Tank (6.9 mil/1.8) ticked down 5 percent and a tenth.
THE CW | Top Model (1.08 mil/0.3) was flat.
FOX | Based on fast nationals subject to increase, World Series coverage currently stands at 10 mil/2.5.