Updated TV Ratings Friday: ‘Fringe,’ ‘Smallville,’ ‘Supernatural’ Steady; ‘Blue Bloods’ Rises; ‘CSI: NY’ Slips
Fox and CBS tied for the night with adults 18-49 and Fringe was steady versus last week with a 1.5 adults 18-49 rating last night. At 8pm Kitchen Nightmares scored a 1.6 adults 18-49 rating, down a tenth from last week’s 1.7.
The Defenders and CSI: NY each slipped a tenth to 1.2 and 1.7 adults 18-49 ratings respectively. But Blue Bloods was up two tenth to a 1.7 adults 18-49 rating.
Supernatural and Smallville were steady versus last week with each pulling a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating.
Fringe’s number was at the lower end of what Fox’s Kevin Reilly has said would be acceptable for a Friday. Barring further drops, a lot of people will be on pins and needles until May.
Though Smallville and Supernatural each averaged out to a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating, the half hour data was a little different (1.0, 1.1 for Smallville, 1.0, 0.9 for Supernatural). Though Blue Bloods averaged a higher 1.7 rating (half hour = 1.8, 1.6), the half hour data for CSI: NY was the same only in reverse. (1.6, 1.8). Fringe was a 1.5 for both half hours.
Overnight broadcast primetime ratings for Friday, February 25, 2011:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (Millions)|
|NBC||Who Do You Think You Are||1.2/4||6.15|
|ABC||Primetime: What Would You Do||1.3/4||4.67|
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