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[05/26/12 - 08:51 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "20/20" Is the Repeat King for ABC
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

nielsen ratings
(fast national numbers for friday, may 25, 2012)

Here are the highlights of the 13 ad-sustained programs that aired in primetime on the broadcast networks last night:

ABC (4.43 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.2, #1) was the repeat king on Friday thanks to its mix of "Shark Tank" (4.35 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), "Primetime: What Would You Do?" (3.98 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.2, #2) and "20/20" (4.96 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.5, #1).

CBS (5.59 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) then was the most-watched network with its encore combination of "Undercover Boss" (4.83 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4), "CSI: NY" (5.56 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7) and "Blue Bloods" (6.38 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7).

Next up was FOX (2.34 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) with rebroadcasts of "Kitchen Nightmares" (2.16 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T7) and another "Kitchen Nightmares" (2.53 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T4).

Meanwhile, NBC (3.43 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.7, #4) offered up its lineup of "Who Do You Think You Are?" (3.02 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.5, #11), "Grimm" (2.77 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.6, #10) and "Dateline NBC" (4.50 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.1, #3).

And finally, repeats of "Nikita" (1.08 million viewers, #13; adults 18-49: 0.3, #13) and "Supernatural" (1.14 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) on The CW (1.11 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.3, #5) closed out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49):
None.

Year-to-year changes (adults 18-49):
None.

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

TBA

[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 (5/27/11):

CBS (6.25 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #1) won the repeat race on Friday thanks to its mix of "Flashpoint" (5.89 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1), "CSI: NY" (6.42 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) and "Blue Bloods" (6.46 million viewers, #1; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1).

NBC (3.99 million viewers, #2; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) and FOX (3.78 million viewers, #3; adults 18-49: 0.9, #T2) then split the silver as the latter offered up second runs of "Bones" (3.78 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1) and another "Bones" (3.77 million viewers, #6; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1).

The Peacock then offered up its combination of "Friday Night Lights" (2.91 million viewers, #9; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) and "Dateline NBC" (4.53 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1).

Meanwhile, ABC (2.92 million viewers, #4; adults 18-49: 0.8, #4) served up "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" (2.96 million viewers, #8; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8), another "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" (2.36 million viewers, #10; adults 18-49: 0.8, #T8) and "20/20" (3.45 million viewers, #7; adults 18-49: 1.0, #T1).

And finally, repeats of "Smallville" (1.18 million viewers, #11; adults 18-49: 0.6, #11) and "Supernatural" (1.00 million viewers, #12; adults 18-49: 0.4, #12) on The CW (1.09 million viewers, #5; adults 18-49: 0.5, #5) rounded out the evening.

Week-to-week changes (adults 18-49): Friday Night Lights (-11.10%), Dateline NBC (-16.70%), 20/20 (-33.30%).

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

Currently not available.

Source: Nielsen Media Research





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