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[10/15/11 - 08:54 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Gifted Man" Ticks Up in CBS Victory
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for friday, october 14, 2011)

Here are the highlights of the 14 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

CBS (9.56 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.6, #1) held onto to the top spot on Friday with new episodes of "A Gifted Man" (7.75 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5), "CSI: NY" (10.02 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1) and "Blue Bloods" (10.91 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1).

FOX (3.39 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) then took home the silver with fresh installments of "Kitchen Nightmares" (3.60 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.4, #4) and "Fringe" (3.14 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8).

Next up was NBC (4.37 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3) with encores of "The Office" (2.10 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11) and "Parks & Recreation" (1.55 million viewers, #14; adults 18-49: 0.5, #14) followed by a new two-hour "Dateline NBC" (5.63 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.5, #3).

Meanwhile, ABC (4.34 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T3) likewise offered up repeats of "Last Man Standing" (4.87 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5), "Modern Family" (3.69 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T5) and "Suburgatory" (3.14 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 1.1, #10) plus a new "20/20" (4.74 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T8).

And finally, new episodes of "Nikita" (1.67 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.6, #13) and "Supernatural" (1.61 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.7, #T11) on The CW (1.64 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.6, #5) rounded out the night.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
+20.00% - Nikita
+9.09% - 20/20
+8.33% - A Gifted Man
+7.14% - Dateline NBC
+6.25% - CSI: NY
0.00% - Supernatural
-6.67% - Kitchen Nightmares
-7.69% - Fringe
-10.53% - Blue Bloods

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
+75.00% - Kitchen Nightmares (vs. House (Repeat))
+50.00% - Fringe (vs. The Good Guys)
+25.00% - Dateline NBC
+8.33% - A Gifted Man (vs. Medium)
0.00% - CSI: NY
0.00% - Blue Bloods
-7.69% - 20/20
-41.67% - Supernatural
-53.85% - Nikita (vs. Smallville)

In late-night metered market ratings (via NBC's press release):

Not yet available.

[NOTE: Today's numbers are courtesy of TVMediaInsights.com due to delays from our usual sources.]


Here are the highlights of the 12 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks one year ago (10/15/10):

CBS (8.66 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1) was the network to beat on a low-key Friday with new episodes of "Medium" (6.14 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5), "CSI: NY" (9.54 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1) and "Blue Bloods" (10.29 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.7, #T1).

The silver then went to a resurgent The CW (2.99 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.3, #2) with the 200th episode of "Smallville" (3.18 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T3) and a new "Supernatural" (2.80 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5).

Next up was NBC (4.26 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) with the launch of "School Pride" (2.90 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.9, #10) followed by the relocated "Dateline NBC" (4.93 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.2, #T5).

Meanwhile, ABC (4.22 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.1, #T3) offered up an encore of "No Ordinary Family" (4.11 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #9) followed by a new "20/20" (3.86 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.1, #8) adn a second hour of "20/20" (4.69 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.3, #T3).

And finally, a repeat of "House" (2.67 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11) lead into a new "The Good Guys" (2.33 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T11) on FOX (2.50 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.8, #5).

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): Smallville (30.00%), Supernatural (20.00%), Medium (0.00%), The Good Guys (0.00%), Blue Bloods (-5.60%), CSI: NY (-10.50%), Dateline NBC (-25.00%), 20/20 (-27.80%).

In late-night metered market ratings, ABC's "Nightline" (2.6/6) took top honors over CBS's "Letterman" (2.3/5) and NBC's "Leno" (2.8/7). Rounding out the night then were "Kimmel" (1.3/4) on ABC "Ferguson" (1.3/4) on CBS and "Fallon" (1.5/5) and "Daly" (0.9/3) on NBC.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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