Friday Final TV Ratings: 'Fringe' Finale and 'Malibu Country' Adjusted Up

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January 22nd, 2013

The series finale of Fringe and Malibu Country were each adjusted up a tenth among adults 18-49 versus Friday's preliminary ratings.

Final broadcast primetime ratings for Friday, January 18, 2013:

Time Net Show 18-49 Rating/Sh Viewers (Millions)
8:00 CBS Undercover Boss 1.9/6 9.45
ABC Last Man Standing 1.3/5 6.62
FOX Fringe (8-10PM) - Series Finale 1.1/4 3.28
NBC Betty White's Off Their Rockers (8-9PM) - R 0.9/3 3.67
CW Nikita 0.4/1 1.27
8:30 ABC Malibu Country 1.2/4 5.88
9:00 CBS CSI: NY 1.6/5 10.68
ABC Shark Tank (9-10:01PM) 1.5/4 5.56
NBC Dateline (9-11PM) 1.2/3 5.12
CW Beauty & the Beast - R 0.3/1 0.90
10:00 CBS Blue Bloods 1.5/5 11.64
ABC 20/20 1.2/4 4.33

Nielsen TV Ratings: ©2012 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

  • John A

    Be interesting to see how Touch will do. My guess 1.2 for the premiere and at 0.9 for rest of the season.

  • Robin

    If every CW show was on another network their ratings would be higher

  • panda22

    Nikita – steady :)
    Amazing episode as well on Friday!….i was very meh! on the Fringe finale, and the ratings are pretty sad.

  • Dan

    Ok ok so Malibu Country did hold on to a good chunk of its LMS lead in. Still not bad.

  • tscchope

    Cue the people saying Fringe’s finale numbers weren’t still pathetic, because apparently it makes them feel superior and special.

    Series probably made money for Fox first two seasons, lost money next two seasons and did about as well as Fox expected in the final season.

    Now syndication looms. Hopefully, WB won’t find any takers, but it’s more than likely that they will.

    As for Touch, its ratings could rival those of Nikita.That’s if Touch actually makes it back to screen.

  • Ultima

    From FOX’s press release with last week’s final ratings…

    8:00-9:00 FRINGE (S): (A18 49: 1.1/4, 3.3 Mil Total Viewers)
    9:00-10:00 FRINGE: (A18 49: 1.0/3, 3.1 Mil Total Viewers)

  • random hater

    @Gomer and @tscchope, y’all are some fools, how about promoting a show you like rather than ragging on a show you don’t. you must live AMAZING lives to end up that way

  • random hater

    @panda22 Fringe>Nikita by a LOT, a very large amount. and its pretty obvious

  • tv_viewer

    I predicted a 1.1 for the 2 hour series finale. Even though the show lost money for FOX, Fringe was allowed to end with a proper conclusion.

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