medium native tongue 320 TV Ratings: CBS crime fighting lineup wins easily on FridayFast National ratings for Friday, Nov. 5, 2010

“Blue Bloods” lost roughly a million viewers from last week to this week, but the CBS crime-fighting Friday lineup still won easily.

CBS took Friday night with an average of 9.2 million viewers and a 5.8/10 share of households for the night. ABC was in a distant second with 5.3 million and a 3.4/6. NBC was next with 4.7 million and a 3.1/6. FOX and the CW brought up the rear with 3.1 million and a 1.9/3 for FOX and 2.5 million and a 1.5/3 for the CW.

In the 18-49 demo, CBS also won but the margin was much smaller. The networks went CBS (1.7), ABC (1.5), NBC and the CW tied (1.1) and FOX in last (0.9).

Friday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS: “Medium” (6.9 million, 4.5/8)
ABC: “Supernanny” (4.8 million, 3.1/6)
FOX: “House” rerun (3.4 million, 2.1/4)
CW: “Smallville” (2.6 million, 1.6/3)
NBC: “School Pride” (2.3 million, 1.5/3)

18-49 leader: “Medium”  (1.5)

9 p.m.

CBS: “CSI: NY” (10.4 million, 6.5/11)
ABC: “Primetime: What Would You Do?” (5.7 million, 3.5/6)
NBC: “Dateline” (5.4 million, 3.6/6)
FOX: “The Good Guys” (2.7 million, 1.7/3)
CW: “Supernatural” (2.4 million, 1.4/3)

18-49 leader: “CSI: NY” (2.0)

10 p.m.

CBS: “Blue Bloods” (10.2 million, 6.4/12)
NBC: “Dateline” (6.5 million, 4.3/8)
ABC: “20/20” (5.3 million, 3.6/7)

18-49 leader: “Blue Bloods” (1.7)

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

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Posted by:Andrea Reiher

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