via press release:
"BLUE BLOODS" DELIVERS ITS LARGEST AUDIENCE AND BEST ADULT 18-49 RATING SINCE ITS SERIES PREMIERE
With 12.73 Million Viewers, "Blue Bloods" Outdelivers All Weekly Scripted Programming on NBC, ABC and FOX With the Exception of "Modern Family"
CBS Delivers More Viewers on Friday Than ABC and NBC Combined
BLUE BLOODS delivered its largest audience and best adult 18-49 rating since its series premiere on Sept. 24, 2010, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Friday. Nov. 4.
BLUE BLOODS was first in households (7.9/14), viewers (12.73m), adults 25-54 (3.2/09) and adults 18-49 (2.1/06). BLUE BLOODS matched series highs in adults 25-54 while delivering second best adults 18-49 rating (behind only the Sept. 24, 2010 series premiere by -0.1) and the second largest audience to date (also behind only its series premiere). Compared to the same night last year, BLUE BLOODS was up +33% in adults 25-54 and +17% in adults 18-49. BLUE BLOODS was the night's #1 program in best households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.
With 12.73 million viewers, BLUE BLOODS out delivered all weekly scripted programming on NBC, ABC and FOX with the exception of "Modern Family."
For the night, CBS was first in households (6.6/11), viewers (10.37m), adults 25-54 (2.5/07) and adults 18-49 (1.6/05), out delivering NBC (4.42m) and ABC (5.04m) combined in viewers. CBS posted its best Friday delivery since Premiere Week Friday (Sept. 23, 2011) in viewers and matched the season's second best adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 Friday ratings.