Friday Final Broadcast Ratings: As Expected, Lots of Downward Adjustments, Particularly for CBS
As expected, there were lots of adjustments down from Friday’s preliminary numbers due to local pre-emptions for NFL football. CBS was the most significantly impacted with the original Flashpoint and the repeat CSI: NY each adjusted down 0.4 with adults 18-49 from the preliminary numbers and Blue Bloods adjusted down 0.3 with adults 18-49. Karaoke Battle USA was adjusted down a tenth with adults 18-49 to a 0.9 rating. The 8pm Friends with Benefits was adjusted down a tenth with adults 18-49, and the 8:30pm episode was adjusted down 0.2. The 8pm Nikita repeat was adjusted down a tenth with adults 18-49, as was the 8pm Shark Tank repeat.
Final broadcast TV ratings for Friday:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (Millions)|
|8:00||FOX||NFL Preseason: Buccaneers vs. Chiefs 8-10:58p||1.6/6||4.86|
|ABC||Shark Tank (R)||1.0/4||3.66|
|NBC||Friends with Benefits||0.5/2||1.92|
|8:30||NBC||Friends with Benefits||0.5/2||1.75|
|CBS||CSI: NY (R)||0.9/3||5.55|
|ABC||Karaoke Battle USA (Premiere) 9-11||0.9/3||3.74|
|10:00||CBS||Blue Bloods (R)||0.8/3||5.51|
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