tom selleck blue bloods season 2 TV ratings: 'Blue Bloods' wins quiet Friday; 'Made in Jersey' drops from premiereFast National ratings for Friday, Oct. 5, 2012

Most networks were down a couple hundred thousand viewers over last Friday night, but CBS saw a drop in over a million viewers, primarily due to “Made in Jersey” losing a million viewers and  “Blue Bloods” dropping 1.5 million viewers from their respective premiere episodes.

CBS still scored a win, earning 8.2 million viewers and a 5.4 rating/10 share in households, followed by ABC at 4.9 million and a 3.2/6. NBC was third at 4.3 million and a 2.9/5, FOX was fourth with 3 million viewers and a 1.9/3 and teh CW trailed with 882,000 and a 0.6/1.

In the adults 18-49 demo, the numbers were low across all networks, though CBS was not the winner. ABC earned a 1.4 for the win, followed by NBC at a 1.2. CBS and FOX tied for third with a 1.0 and the CW earned a 0.3.

Friday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS: “CSI: NY” (8.4 million viewers, 5.4/10 households)
ABC: “Shark Tank” (6 million, 3.9/7)
NBC: “The Voice” rerun (3.1 million, 2.2/4)
FOX: “The X Factor” rerun (3 million, 1.9/3)
The CW: “America’s Next Top Model” (1.1 million, 0.8/1)

18-49 leader:
“Shark Tank” (1.7)

9 p.m.

“Made in Jersey” (6.8 million, 4.6/8)
NBC: “Grimm” (5.2 million, 3.2/5)
ABC: “Primetime: What Would You Do?” (4.5 million, 3.0/5)
FOX: “Fringe” (3 million, 1.9/3)
The CW: “Hart of Dixie” rerun (658,000, 0.5/1)

18-49 leader:
“Grimm” (1.6)

10 p.m.

CBS: “Blue Bloods” (9.6 million, 6.4/11)
NBC: “Dateline” (4.6 million, 3.3/6)
ABC: “20/20” (4.1 million, 2.8/5)

18-49 leader:
“Dateline” (1.3)

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

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