Ratings: Blue Bloods Returns Up, Five-0 Slips in Friday Slot, ABC Sitcoms Drop
CBS’ Blue Bloods returned on Friday night to its typical title — the night’s most watched program — by delivering an audience of 11.4 million total viewers, paired with a 1.7 demo rating.
That marks gains …READ MORE
Finale Ratings: Versus 2012, Shark Tank Surges, Nikita Is Steady and Undercover Boss Drops
Shark Tank‘s Season 4 finale on Friday drew 6.6 million total viewers and a 1.9 demo rating, topping the night on both counts, rising 5 percent week-to-week and improving on last year’s season-ender by 19 percent.
Shark Tank‘s earlier 8 o’clock installment …READ MORE
Ratings: Undercover Boss Boosts CBS, Nikita Drops, CSI: NY Finale Up Versus Last Year
CBS’ Undercover Boss — with 7.3 million total viewers and a 1.5 demo ratings — returned down more than 20 percent from its last fresh outing, but nonetheless improved upon short-lived time slot squatter The Job by 200-plus percent.
Leading out of that, CSI: NY‘s Season 9 (series?) finale did …READ MORE
Ratings: Undercover Boss Hits a Season-High in Total Audience, Nikita Dips
Undercover Boss‘ trip to Boston Market drew 9.86 million total viewers on Friday night, inching up 4 percent week-to-week to net the CBS series’ largest audience of the season.
The Boss matched its previous demo rating of 1.9, tying Shark Tank for the nightly win.
Rounding out CBS’ night …READ MORE
Ratings: Fringe Finale Even With Last Year's, CBS' Boss and Blue Bloods Hit Season-High Crowds
Fox’s Fringe wrapped its run with a two-hour average of 3.21 million total viewers and a 1.0 rating, up 3 percent in viewers and even in the demo with the show ‘s Season 4 finale.
Versus last week, Fringe rose …READ MORE
Ratings: ABC's Friday Sitcoms Have Strong Start, Shark Tank Hits New Highs, Nikita Rises
Thank god it’s Friday sitcoms! ABC’s new line-up of week-ending comedy fare fared very well in its first foray, as Last Man Standing opened its sophomore run with 7.84 million total viewers and a 1.9 demo rating — down sharply from its series launch, sure, but up 19 and 12 percent from its freshman finale and delivering its best numbers since Feb. 7 and March 20, respectively.
Leading out of that, Reba McEntire’s Malibu Country …READ MORE
Ratings: Who Do You Think You Are? Hits High, Grimm Surges, Gifted Man Finale Up
NBC is singing a happy tune this morning, as a Reba McEntire-centric edition of …READ MORE
Ratings: Undercover Boss Gives CBS a Raise, Whitney Sings for 20/20, Nikita Up, Fringe Flat
CBS’ Friday scheduling shuffle paid some dividends in its first week, with Undercover Boss (10.7 million total viewers, 2.4 demo rating) improving on A Gifted Man‘s most recent performance as the lead-off hitter by 22 and 85 percent.
The Boss also gave CBS its most-watched and highest-rated 8 o’clock hour in almost three years, since Ghost Whisperer circa March 2009. READ MORE
Ratings: Opposite Globes and Football-Infused Fox, CBS' Boss and Good Wife Take Biggest Hits
NBC’s presentation of the Golden Globe Awards held steady year-to-year — which for the Peacock is a big ol’ W — but the big winner on Sunday night was Fox’s animated line-up, which saw its numbers significantly ‘tooned up by its NFL playoffs lead-in.
Opposite the Globes (which based on preliminary numbers appeared to be pretty much flat versus 2011), The Simpsons … READ MORE
CBS Tweaks Midseason Schedule, Moves Gifted Man Into CSI: NY's Slot
CBS is tinkering with its midseason schedule, moving Friday night drama A Gifted Man back an hour to make room for the return of Undercover Boss and benching CSI: NY for the six weeks this winter.
Additionally, The Amazing Race kicks off its 20th cycle on Sunday, Feb. 19. READ MORE