TV Ratings: As usual, CBS procedurals rule Friday, 'Dollhouse' lags
Fast National ratings for Friday, January 15, 2010.
Among adults 18-49, CBS averaged a 2.2 rating, topping the 1.5 rating for both ABC and NBC. FOX was fourth in the key demographic with a 1.0 rating. with The CW's 0.5 rating trailing.
Overall, CBS averaged an estimated 9.05 million viewers to go with a 5.5 rating/10 share. NBC was second with a 4.5/8, with ABC's 3.2/6 good for third. FOX finished fourth with a 1.9/3, leaving The CW's 0.8/1 in fifth.
CBS swept the primetime hours starting at 8 p.m. with a 5.3/9 for "Ghost Whisperer," which also averaged a 2.2 demo rating. NBC's "Law & Order" was second with a 4.7/8. ABC's "Supernanny" had a 3.5/6 for ABC. FOX's "Bones" repeat did a 2.4/4. The CW's "Smallville" repeat trailed.
"Medium" led the 9 p.m. hour for CBS with a 5.5/9. NBC's "Dateline" was second with a 5.1/9. ABC's "Shark Tank" was third with a 2.7/5. On FOX, "Dollhouse" did a 1.3/2 and averaged 2.09 million viewers, with a 0.8 rating in the key demo. The CW's "Smallville" repeat was fifth.
CBS' "Numb3rs" had a 5.7/10 in the 10 p.m. hour, also winning with a 2.2 demo rating. ABC's "20/20" and NBC's "The Jay Leno Show" both averaged a 3.6/6.
All ratings information comes from preliminary Fast National Nielsen data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are subject to change.
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