TV Ratings Friday: Dateline Leads Another NBC Win; ‘Friday Night Lights’ Dips; ‘Flashpoint’ Repeat Steady
NBC ran three hours of originals, and two hours of Dateline was enough to lead it to a Friday night win. Earlier in the night Friday Night Lights was down a tenth with a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating (though it had a 0.8 in last week’s preliminary numbers it was adjusted up to a 0.9 in the finals).
ABC was in second with adults 18-49 with a repeat of Shark Tank pulling a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating (down a tenth from last week’s repeat), the finale of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution steady with a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating and 20/20 with a 1.0 adults 18-49 rating (up a tenth from last week).
Everything else was repeats. Last night’s Flashpoint repeat scored the same 0.8 adults 18-49 rating as last week’s original, though last night’s telecast had about 600,000 fewer total viewers.
Overnight broadcast primetime ratings for Friday, June 24, 2011:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (Millions)|
|8:00||ABC||Shark Tank (R)||1.0/4||3.86|
|NBC||Friday Night Lights||0.8/3||2.97|
|CBS||CSI: NY (R)||0.9/3||5.91|
|ABC||Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution (Finale)||0.8/3||2.58|
|CBS||Blue Bloods (R)||0.8/3||5.92|
NOTE: All ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.
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