Ratings: Happy Endings Depressed, Vegas Dips

Ratings Happy Endings NikitaA sum total of two broadcast programs — plucky Nikita and, well, Fashion Star — saw ratings gains this Friday night.

The CW’s perennial bubble drama spied 1.32 million total viewers while scoring a 0.4 demo rating, ticking up 8 percent and a tenth week-to-week. A Carrie Diaries repeat (590K/0.2) matched Cult‘s final telecast. UPDATE: Per finals, Nikita was adjusted down to a 0.3 aka no gain.

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NBC’s Fashion Star meanwhile rose 11 percent and two tenths, to 2.9 mil/0.8.

Taking the biggest week-to-week hit was ABC’s Happy Endings, which returned to its Friday debut levels. The first episode (2.8 mil/0.8) dropped 15 and 27 percent, while the second half-our (2.1 mil/0.6) was down 22 and 40 percent, besting only the aforementioned Nikita. Following a Shark Tank rerun, 20/20 (5.4 mil/1.5) delivered the night’s best demo.

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Over on CBS, Undercover Boss (7.3 mil/1.4) fell 14 and 18 percent and won its time slot in both measures; Vegas (7 mil/0.8) dipped 9 percent and a tenth but led its hour in viewers; and Blue Bloods (10.25 mil/1.3) slipped 7 percent and two tenths, copping Friday’s largest audience.

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