Ratings: Undercover Boss and Blue Bloods Get Boost, Last Man and Malibu Country Drop

CBS was 2-for-3 this Friday as Undercover Boss and Blue Bloods enjoyed week-to-week gains.

An Undercover look at the Tilted Kilt pub chain won the 8 o’clock hour with 9 million total viewers and a 2.0 rating, up 13 and 33 percent from its season opener. CSI: NY led out of that with 9.7 mil/1.4, dipping a smidge. Blue Bloods‘ postponed Halloween outing then capped the Eye’s night with 11.2 mil and a 1.5, gaining a few eyeballs and rising 15 percent in the demo.

This Friday’s biggest drops were sustained by ABC’s sitcombo of Last Man Standing (7.3 mil/1.6, down 20 percent in the demo) and Malibu Country (7.3 mil/1.6, down 21 and 30 percent from its debut).


* Fox’s Kitchen Nightmares (3.5 mil/1.2) surged 23 and 20 percent, while Fringe (2.44 mil/0.9) lost a handful of viewers.

* The CW’s Top Model (1.4 mil/0.6) rose 13 and 50 percent, while the soon-to-relocate Nikita (890K/0.3) slipped 20 percent in total audience (but was flat in the demo).

* Shark Tank (6.7 mil/2.1) dipped 9 percent from last week’s all-time highs.

* Leading out of sitcom repeats, Grimm (5.3 mil/1.7) dipped 6 percent.