A shot from Friday's "CSI: NY"
Fast National ratings
for Friday, October 12, 2012.
Pulling "Made in Jersey" for an "NCIS" repeat gave CBS a boost on the way to its normal overall win, but "Shark Tank
" helped ABC keep its grasp on the nightly lead with young viewers.
" delivered its smallest audience of the season and The CW got strong second samplings for "Arrow" and "Beauty and the Beast."
Among adults 18-49, ABC averaged a 1.5 rating for the night, beating CBS and NBC's 1.3 rating in the key demographic. FOX was fourth with a 0.9 rating, while The CW did a 0.5 key demo rating.
Overall, though, it was CBS averaging an estimated 9.16 million viewers and a 6.1 rating/11 share to lead Friday night. ABC was second with a 3.5/6 and 5.24 million viewers, beating the 3.0/5 and 4.39 million viewers for NBC. FOX was fourth with a 1.6/3 and 2.565 million viewers, beating the 1.1/2 and 1.72 million viewers for The CW.
8 p.m. - CBS started the night in first overall with 7.6 million viewers for an "NCIS" repeat, which averaged a 1.2 rating among adults 18-49. ABC's "Shark Tank" rose week-to-week with 6.37 million viewers and an hour-winning 1.8 key demo rating. NBC's "The Voice" encore averaged 3.51 million viewers and a 1.1 key demo rating compared to 2.42 million viewers and a 0.8 key demo rating for FOX's "The X Factor" encore. The CW's encore of "Arrow" averaged a robust 2.02 million viewers and a 0.6 key demo rating.
9 p.m. -
Shifted back to 9 p.m. this week, "CIS: NY" averaged 9.42 million viewers and a 1.4 rating among adults 18-49, both up from the drama's 8 p.m. airing last week. NBC's "Grimm
" was a distant second overall with 4.95 million viewers and won the hour with a 1.5 key demo rating, both down from last week. ABC's "What Would You Do?" was third with 4.67 million viewers and a 1.3 key demo rating. FOX's "Fringe" averaged a season low 2.71 million viewers and tied the season low with a 1.0 key demo rating. On The CW, 1.42 million viewers and a 0.4 key demo rating tuned in for an encore of the "Beauty and the Beast" pilot.
10 p.m. -
CBS' "Blue Bloods" was up from last week with 10.46 million viewers and a 1.4 rating among adults 18-49. NBC's "Dateline" averaged 4.72 million viewers and a 1.3 key demo rating compared to the 4.67 million viewers and 1.4 key demo rating for ABC's "20/20
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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