Fast National ratings
for Friday, December 13, 2013.
Not much new to say about Friday night: CBS swept the primetime hours overall, with "Blue Bloods
" as the evening's top show, while "Shark Tank
" delivered Friday's best numbers among young viewers and let ABC win in the key demo.
Meanwhile, it was a weak night for NBC's double dose of "Grimm
," for FOX's double dose of "Raising Hope
" and for The CW's double dose of drama.
On to the numbers...
Among adults 18-49, ABC averaged a 1.5 rating for Friday night, tops in the key demographic. CBS followed closely with a 1.3 key demo rating, while NBC had a 1.2 key demo rating in third. FOX averaged a 0.7 key demo rating and The CW did a 0.2 key demo rating for Friday.
Overall, though, CBS averaged an estimated 8.98 million viewers and 5.7 rating/10 share for Friday primetime. ABC was second with 6.09 million viewers and a 3.9/7, beating the 3.4/6 and 5.26 million viewers for NBC. FOX was well back with a 1.7/3 and 2.7 million viewers, followed by The CW's 704,000 viewers and 0.5/1.
8 p.m. - "Undercover Boss" averaged 7.27 million viewers and a 1.4 rating among adults 18-49 to lead the 8 p.m. hour for CBS. NBC's "Dateline" was second with 6.11 million viewers and tied for second with a 1.1 key demo rating. ABC was third overall and tied for second in the demo with "Last Man Standing" (6.26 million and a 1.2 key demo) and "Neighbors" (4.14 million and a 0.9 key demo). FOX's repeat of "Bones" averaged 3.51 million viewers and a 0.8 key demo rating. On The CW, "The Carrie Diaries" averaged 784,000 viewers and a 0.2 key demo rating, down from last week in both measures.
9 p.m. - "Hawaii Five-0" led the 9 p.m. hour overall for CBS with 8.91 million viewers, finishing tied for second with a 1.2 key demo rating. ABC's "Shark Tank" averaged 7.12 million viewers and won the hour with a 2.0 rating among adults 18-49. NBC's "Grimm" averaged 5.26 million viewers for third and tied for second with a 1.2 key demo rating, down from the comparable hour last week. Also down from last week was FOX's two "Raising Hope" with 2.01 million viewers and a 0.6 key demo rating and The CW's "Nikita," which averaged only 625,000 viewers and did a 0.2 key demo rating.
10 p.m. - "Blue Bloods" gave CBS 10.75 million viewers to dominate the 10 p.m. hour, but finished second with a 1.2 rating among adults 18-49. ABC's "20/20" won the hour with a 1.4 key demo rating and finished second with 5.95 million viewers. NBC's "Grimm" averaged 4.4 million viewers and a 1.1 key demo rating.
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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