Fast National ratings for Friday, November 14, 2014.
CBS hoped there might be an audience for precursor award show kicking off the seemingly never-ending season that culminates in the high-rated Golden Globes and Oscars. There was not. The first CBS primetime broadcast of the Hollywood Film Awards tanked on Friday might, leaving CBS in a last-place tie with The CW among young viewers.
With CBS taking itself out of the Friday picture, "Shark Tank" led ABC to victories in all measures, though the night's most watched show was actually NBC's "Dateline."
Among other Friday notables, both "Grimm" and "Constantine" were down week-to-week for NBC in the key demo, but perhaps due to the freed CBS audience, both dramas posted the tiniest of overall gains.
On to the numbers...