kitchen nightmares ratings fox TV Ratings: 'Kitchen Nightmares' returns steady Friday, 'Blue Bloods' wins most viewers

Fast National ratings for Friday, April 11, 2014
“Kitchen Nightmares” returned to FOX Friday night with a two-hour season premiere that gave way to a respectable 1.2 rating in adults 18-49, which is on par for the series.
The night’s big winners were “Shark Tank” and “Blue Bloods,” though. “Shark Tank” was able to grab the night’s highest adults 18-49 rating with a 1.7, while “Blue Bloods” won the battle for most viewers with 11 million.
CBS led the night with 9.2 million viewers and a 5.9 rating/11 share in households. They were followed by ABC (5.6 million, 3.7/7), NBC (3.7 million, 2.4/4), FOX (2.9 million, 1.9/3) and The CW bringing up the rear (1.2 million, 0.8/2).

ABC and CBS tied for the top rating in adults 18-49 with a 1.3. Then came FOX (1.2), NBC (0.9) and The CW (0.4)
Friday hour by hour:
8 p.m.

CBS: “Unforgettable” (7.7 million viewers, 4.9/9 households)
ABC: “Last Man Standing” (5.6 million, 3.5/7)/”The Neighbors” (3.8 million, 2.5/5)
NBC: “NBC News Special” (3.9 million, 2.5/5)
FOX: “Kitchen Nightmares” (3 million, 1.9/4)
The CW: “Whose Line Is It Anyway” (1.5 million, 1.0/2)/”Whose Line Is It Anyway” rerun (1.5 million, 1.0/2)
18-49 leader: “Kitchen Nightmares” (1.2)
9 p.m.
CBS: “Hawaii Five-0” (9.1 million, 5.8/10)
ABC: “Shark Tank” (6.5 million, 4.3/7)
NBC: “Grimm” (4.8 million, 3.0/5)
FOX: “Kitchen Nightmares” (2.8 million, 1.8/3)
The CW: “Hart of Dixie” (1.1 million, 0.7/1)
18-49 leader: “Shark Tank” (1.6)
10 p.m.
CBS: “Blue Bloods” (11 million, 7.1/13)
ABC: “20/20” (5.7 million, 3.8/7)
NBC: “Hannibal” (2.4 million, 1.6/3)
18-49 leader: “20/20″/”Blue Bloods” (1.5)
Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.

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