TV Ratings Friday: ‘Flashpoint’ Perks Up, Penultimate ‘Friday Night Lights’ Doesn’t; ABC’s Unscripted Repeats Win Again
ABC won the night with adults 18-49 and CBS led with total viewers, but a two-hour Dateline on NBC was the night’s highest-rated program with adults 18-49 with a 1.5 rating.
Despite the headline, Friday Night Lights was actually up a tenth versus last week to a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating, but Flashpoint was up 0.5 to a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating. The previous two episodes of Flashpoint had been repeats (July 1, and June 24). But the June 17 episode of Flashpoint wasn’t a repeat, and that scored a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating, so last night represented a 50% bounce from the previous original.
Overnight broadcast primetime ratings for Friday, July 8, 2011:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (Millions)|
|ABC||Shark Tank (R)||1.2/5||4.09|
|NBC||Friday Night Lights||0.7/3||3.00|
|ABC||Primetime: What Would You Do? (R)||1.3/4||3.95|
|CBS||CSI: NY (R)||0.9/3||5.96|
|CBS||Blue Bloods (R)||1.0/3||6.58|
NOTE: All ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.
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