TV Ratings Friday: 'Grimm' & 'Dracula' Fall, 'Hawaii Five-0' Down, 'Last Man Standing' Up, 'The Carrie Diaries' Flat

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November 2nd, 2013

Dracula A whiff of sulfur

Adults 18-49: Rating/Share 1.5/5 1.3/4 1.2/4 0.9/3 0.4/1
Total Viewers (million) 6.722 9.745 3.665 2.849 0.966

ABC was number one in adults 18-49 but CBS won with total viewers.

On NBC, the special Why We (Heart) Vampires garnered a 0.7 down 46 percent from Dateline’s 1.3 adults 18-49 rating in the time period last week. Grimm earned a1.5 down 17 percent  from a 1.8 adults 18-49 rating for last week’s premiere. Dracula scored a 1.3 down 28 percent from a 1.8 adults 18-49 rating for last week’s premiere. Your predictions were too optimistic.

On ABC,  Last Man Standing notched a 1.4 up 8 percent from a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating on October 11. The Neighbors matched October 11’s 1.0 adults 18-49 rating. Shark Tank earned a 1.9 down 5 percent from  last week's 2.0 adults 18-49 rating   20/20 matched last week's 1.5 adults 18-49 rating.

On CBS, Undercover Boss earned a 1.4 down 13 percent from last week's 1.6 adults 18-49 rating. Hawaii Five-0 scored a 1.3 down 7 percent from last week's 1.4 adults 18-49 rating. Blue Bloods matched last week's 1.3 among adults 18-49.

On FOX,  MasterChef Junior scored a 1.3 down 7 percent from last week's 1.4 adults 18-49 rating.

On The CW,  The Carrie Diaries matched last week’s 0.3. America’s Next Top Model earned a 0.4 adults 18-49 , even with its performance on October 11.

Overnight broadcast primetime ratings for Friday, November 1, 2013

Time  Net Show 18-49 Rating/Sh Viewers (000s)
8:00 CBS Undercover Boss 1.4/5 8.95
ABC Last Man Standing 1.4/5 6.22
FOX MasterCHef Jr. 1.3/5 3.88
NBC Why We (Heart) Vampires 0.7/2 2.61
CW The Carrie Diaries 0.3/1 0.94
8:30 ABC The Neighbors  1.0/4  4.59
9:00 ABC Shark Tank 1.9/6 7.11
NBC Grimm 1.5/5 4.95
CBS Hawaii Five-0 1.3/4 9.61
FOX Sleepy Hollow - R 0.5/2 1.82
CW America's Next Top Model 0.4/1 0.99
10:00 ABC 20/20 1.5/5 7.65
CBS Blue Bloods 1.3/4 10.69
NBC Dracula 1.3/4 3.44

via NBC press note:

In Late-Night Metered Markets Friday night:


  • In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," 2.4/6; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 2.7/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 2.3/6 with an encore.
  • In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 0.8/4; "Late Show," 0.6/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.8/4 with an encore.
  • From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.5/5 in metered-market households and a 0.5/3 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.
  • From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" (1.5/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (1.2/4).  In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.3/2).
  • At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


NOTE: All ratings are "live plus same day" from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.


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  • Charmed

    Carrie got 0.4/0.3, it might adjust up, and it went up in total viewers

  • Percy

    Too bad Grimm and Hawaii Five-0 went down :( anyone know half hours for both?

  • Dillan

    Yay for TCD! It beat B&TB in total viewers and its on a Friday.

  • Matt M.

    The Carrie Diaries went up, wow.

    Awesome for Last Man Standing and Shark Tank! My predictions were right on point for ABC! 1.4 and 6.2 million for LMS, 1.0 and 4.5 million for TN, and 1.9 and 7.1 million for Shark Tank. 20/20 also did amazingly well! Last night was a very interesting episode.

    ABC won the night in the demo and a close #2 in viewers!

    Ouch at NBC. Still not THAT bad for Dracula and Grimm, though.

  • tommie

    Carrie got higher rating than The Beauty and the Beast this week. *runs away from The Beast trolls*

  • One

    Dracula’s losing more blood than one of his victims.

  • Matt M.

    GREAT night for ABC. Amazing for LMS, Shark Tank, and outstanding for 20/20… hopefully all will adjust up!

  • One @ Percy

    Check Mark Berman’s forum. He has prelim half-hours.

  • Matt M.

    The Carrie Diaries just MAY sneak a short-episode 3rd season renewal. It just may.

  • K.

    Just wondering why Grimm is ahead of Hawaii 5-O when 5-O had almost double the viewers?

  • Matt M.

    Shark Tank is a Friday night monster. ABC should just start out the night with it to give a good-lead into its comedies. This Friday night lineup for ABC has proven to be successful.

  • anna g

    Ouch for Grimm and especially Dracula. Last week 10:30 pm ratings didn’t indicate such collapse. H50 dropped slightly in demo and increased in overall viewership. ST strong again though also dopwn a bit from last week.
    Generally everything is down from last Friday.

  • rob60990

    ABC needs to dump The Neighbors already. It couldnt even rise despite LMS being up. Thats a lot of viewers for 20/20.

    NBC did more harm than good with that vampire special. Dracula tanked pretty hard.

  • Laura

    @K – the table is organised by the demo, not total viewers, because the demo is the important part of the ratings – total viewers don’t matter. Grimm had a higher demo than H 50 so it goes above it in the table.

  • Mon

    Nice to see CBS Friday struggling this early into the season. Good riddance!!!

  • huldu

    No shocker with Dracula, it was horrible. The first episode had basically nothing to do with Dracula beside the name. What a joke, just cancel it already and let some other show take over the time slot.

  • Raul

    Horrible night for NBC!
    Great night for ABC! The Neighbors is killing their Friday line-up and did 20/20 actually beat Shark Tank inviewers or is it just an error, if not that’s outstanding for 20/20. So sad to see Dracula fall, but expected.

  • JR35

    Did I see correctly, that next week is a The Neighbors/Shark Tank crossover?

  • Petar

    nbc is all about the voice now. Good news for svu grimm and revolution. They will get one more season.

  • CBSviewer

    @ K.

    Just wondering why Grimm is ahead of Hawaii 5-O when 5-O had almost double the viewers?

    Because total viewers is irrelevant.

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