TV Ratings: Blue Bloods at Season High in Viewers, Lincoln Rhyme Finale Steady

TV Ratings Blue Bloods

In the latest TV ratings, CBS’ Blue Bloods copped 8.2 million total viewers and a 0.7 demo rating, ticking up in both measures week-to-week and marking a season high in audience.

Opening the Eye’s night, MacGyver (5.8 mil/0.6) was steady. Hawaii Five-0 (7.03 mil/0.7) inched up to its best audience since Jan. 31 and rose a tenth in the demo.


NBC | With its opening hour, Lincoln Rhyme: The Hunt for the Bone Collector drew its second largest audience (3.8 mil) and tied its demo high (with a 0.6). The actual season finale then did 3.4 mil and a 0.5, right on par with the show’s freshman average.

FOX | Friday Night SmackDown (3.2 mil/0.7) surged 28 percent in audience while steady in the demo.

ABC | Shark Tank (4.7 mil/0.8) added a few eyeballs and led the night in the demo for a second straight week.

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