TV Ratings: Sluggish Friday finales for 'Terminator,' 'Friday Night Lights'
Fast National ratings for Friday, April 10, 2009.
CBS won the night in the key 18-49 demographic with a 2.2 rating. ABC was second in the all-important age range with a 1.7 rating, followed by the 1.3 rating for FOX and NBC's 1.2 rating. The CW's 0.6 rating trailed.
Overall, CBS averaged an estimated 9.89 million viewers to go with a 6.0 rating/11 share. ABC's 3.5/6 was second, followed by NBC's 2.8/5, FOX's 2.2/4 and the 1.0/2 for The CW.
CBS swept the night's primetime hours starting at 8 p.m. with a 6.3/12 for "Ghost Whisper." ABC's "Supernanny" was second with a 3.1/6. NBC's "Howie Do It" grabbed second, nipping the 2.2/4 for FOX's "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles," which averaged nearly 3.57 million viewers for what may have been its last episode. The CW's "Everybody Hates Chris" and "The Game" averaged a 1.0/2 between them.
"Flashpoint" gave CBS a 5.9/11 to win the 9 p.m. hour. ABC's "Supernanny" was second, topping the 2.6/5 for the "Friday Night Lights" season finale on NBC (two additional seasons have already been ordered). FOX's "Dollhouse" had a 2.2/4 and drew 3.56 million viewers in its most recent airing. The CW trailed with an "America's Next Top Model" repeat.
CBS closed solidly with a 5.9/11 for "Numb3rs." ABC's "20/20" was second with a 3.9/7, leaving NBC's "Dateline" in third.
All ratings information comes from preliminary Fast National Nielsen data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are subject to change.