In the latest TV show ratings, Fox’s SmackDown dominated Friday in the demo, while CBS’ Blue Bloods and Fire Country easily drew the night’s largest crowds.
CBS | SWAT (with 4.9 million total viewers and a 0.4 rating), Fire Country Guest-Starring Country Music Superstar Kane Brown (5.8 mil/0.4) and Blue Bloods (5.9 mil/0.3) were all steady in the demo, with Fire Country improving 14% on last week’s second-smallest audience and Blue Bloods rebounding 11% from a series low audience.
FOX | Friday Night SmackDown (2.3 mil/0.6) was down a tick from last week’s pre-WrestleMania outing.
NBC | Tuesday-bound Lopez vs. Lopez (1.8 mil/0.3) was steady, as was Grand Crew (1.1 mil/0.2)
ABC | Shark Tank (3.6 mil/0.4) was steady.
THE CW | Penn & Teller: Fool Us (610K/0.1) added viewers, whereas Whose Line (450K/0.1) and The Great American Joke Off [sic] (290K/0.0) dropped eyeballs.
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The Live+Same Day numbers reported in our ratings column do not reflect a show’s overall performance, given the increased use of delayed playback via DVR and streaming platforms, plus out-of-home viewing. These numbers (Nielsen fast nationals, unless denoted as finals) instead aim to simply illustrate trends or superlatives. This is only an exhibition, this is not a competition. Please, no wagering.