Fast National ratings
for Friday, May 10, 2013.
As usual, "Shark Tank
" was Friday's top program and led ABC to victory among young viewers, but overall "Blue Bloods
" kept CBS on top, even if the CBS drama lost to NBC's cancelled "Rock Center" in the key demo.
" celebrated its renewal by dropping, while both "Vegas" and "Touch" continued to display the form that led to their respective cancellations this week.
For the night, ABC averaged a 1.4 rating among adults 18-49, beating CBS' 1.2 rating in the key demographic. NBC and FOX both averaged a 0.9 key demo rating, while The CW did a 0.2 key demo rating for Friday.
Overall, though, CBS averaged an estimated 7.96 million viewers and a 5.1 rating/9 share, beating ABC's 3.5/6 and 5.11 million viewers for the night. NBC was third with a 2.7/5 and 3.92 million viewers, while FOX averaged a 1.9/3 and 2.92 million viewers for fourth. The CW averaged a 0.6/1 and 843,000 viewers.
8 p.m. -
" led the 8 p.m. hour for CBS with 6.93 million viewers and a 1.6 rating among adults 18-49. ABC's repeat of "Shark Tank" averaged 3.39 million viewers for second and a 0.7 key demo rating for third. FOX was a close third with 3.33 million viewers and finished second with a 1.1 key demo rating. The season finale of "Fashion Star
" only averaged 2.46 million viewers and a 0.5 key demo rating on NBC, topping the 1.09 million viewers and 0.2 key demo rating for "Nikita."
9 p.m. - "Vegas" kept CBS in first overall in the 9 p.m. hour with 7.06 million viewers, but finished third with a 0.9 key demo rating. ABC's "Shark Tank" averaged 6.08 million viewers overall and did the night's best number with a 1.8 rating among adults 18-49. NBC's "Dateline" was third with 4.52 million viewers and second with a 1.1 key demo rating. On FOX, a new "Touch" averaged only 2.51 million viewers and a 0.6 key demo rating, better than the 596,000 viewers and 0.1 key demo rating (and a "0" key demo share) for The CW's "Supernatural" repeat.
10 p.m. - "Blue Bloods" averaged 9.9 million viewers to win the 10 p.m. hour for CBS, but the drama finished third with a 1.1 rating among adults 18-49. ABC's "20/20" averaged 5.85 million viewers and did a strong 1.7 key demo rating. NBC's "Rock Center" averaged 4.78 million viewers and a 1.2 key demo rating for the hour.
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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