In the latest TV show ratings, ABC’s Shark Tank and Fox’s SmackDown tied for the demo win, while CBS’ Blue Bloods reclaimed its title as Friday’s most-watched program.
CBS | SWAT (5.4 million total viewers and a 0.4 rating) and Fire Country (5.8 mil/0.4) both slipped in the demo, whereas Blue Bloods (6 mil/0.4) was steady. SWAT is looking at a likely season high in viewers, while Blue Bloods drew its best overnight audience since Oct. 27.
FOX | Friday Night SmackDown (2.2 mil/0.5) was steady.
ABC | Shark Tank (3.9 mil/0.5) was steady.
NBC | Lopez vs. Lopez (2.1 mil/0.3) was steady, while Young Rock (1.4 mil/0.3) ticked up.
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The Live+Same Day numbers reported in our ratings column do not reflect a show’s overall performance, given the increased use of delayed playback via DVR and streaming platforms, plus out-of-home viewing. These numbers (Nielsen fast nationals, unless denoted as finals) instead aim to simply illustrate trends or superlatives. Kids, ask parents before calling.