tom selleck blue bloods tops friday ratings cbs TV ratings: 'Blue Bloods' tops Friday, while 'Dracula' continues to shed viewersFast National ratings for Friday, November 8, 2013

CBS once again held down Friday night with its seemingly unbeatable lineup of “Undercover Boss,” “Hawaii Five-0” and “Blue Bloods.” All three series topped their time slots, with “Blue Bloods” bringing in 11 million viewers with a 6.9 rating/12 share of households to win the night.

NBC’s “Dracula” faced a continued viewer erosion in its third week, dropping to just 2.9 million viewers with 2.0 rating/4 share of households. “Grimm,” however, managed to hold steady after last week’s slip, with 4.9 million viewers with a 3.2 rating/5 share of households.

“MasterChef Junior,” which crowned its Season 1 winner on Friday, saw a ratings uptick in the 8 p.m. hour. The finale brought in 4.2 million viewers with a 2.5 rating/4 share of households.

CBS took the night with 9.8 million viewers and a 6.2 rating/11 share in households. ABC followed with 6.2 million and a 4.1/7, with NBC next at 4.5 million and a 3.0/5. FOX came in fourth with 3 million and a 1.8/3, with The CW in last place with 927,000 and a 0.6/1.

In the adults 18-49 demo, CBS and ABC tied for first with a 1.5 rating. NBC followed behind with a 1.1, while FOX trailed with a 1.0. Again at the back of the pack, The CW came in last at 0.4

Friday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS: “Undercover Boss” (9.3 million viewers, 5.9/10 households)
NBC: “Dateline: NBC” (5.6 million, 3.7/6)
ABC: “Last Man Standing” (6.1 million, 4.0/7)/”The Neighbors” (4.5 million, 3.1/5)
FOX: “MasterChef Junior” (4.2 million, 2.5/4)
The CW: “The Carrie Diaries” (804,000, 0.6/1)

18-49 leader: “Undercover Boss” (1.8)

9 p.m.

CBS: “Hawaii Five-0” (9.4 million, 5.9/10)
ABC: “Shark Tank” (7.2 million, 4.7/8)
NBC: “Grimm” (4.9 million, 3.2/5)
FOX: “Sleepy Hollow” rerun (1.8 million, 1.1/2)
The CW: “America’s Next Top Model (1.1 million, 0.7/1)

18-49 leader: “Shark Tank” (2.0)

10 p.m.

CBS: “Blue Bloods” (11 million, 6.9/12)
ABC: “20/20” (5.9 million, 4.1/7)
NBC: “Dracula” (2.9 million, 2.0/4)

18-49 leader: “20/20” (1.4)

Ratings information includes live and
same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change.
Source: The Nielsen Company

Posted by:Billy Nilles