grimm 420 ratings nbc TV ratings: 'CSI: NY' and 'Blue Bloods' reruns top ratings and 'Grimm' drops a bitFast National ratings for Friday, April 20, 2012

Even on a night chock full of reruns, CBS still managed to pull out a win for Friday night with replays of “CSI: NY” and “Blue Bloods” topping their time slots. Elsewhere, NBC’s “Grimm” was down a bit this week, while FOX’s “The Finder” and “Fringe” got a bump.

CBS averaged 5.4 million viewers with a 3.6 rating/6 share. NBC came in
second with 4.8 million viewers (3.2/6). ABC finished third with 4.5
million (3.0/5). FOX was fourth (3.65 million, 2.4/4), and The CW was fifth with 1.5 million viewers (0.9/2).

ABC and NBC tied for the adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.2 rating. FOX was close behind with a 1.1. CBS finished with a 0.9 and The CW got a 0.5.

]]>8 p.m. ABC: “Shark Tank” rerun (5.05 million, 3.3/6)
FOX: “The Finder” (4.2 million, 2.8/5)
NBC: “Who Do You Think You Are?” rerun (4.19 million, 2.8/5)
CBS: “Mike & Molly” rerun (4.25 million, 2.8/5)/”Rules of Engagement” rerun (3.55 million, 2.3/4)
The CW: “Nikita” (1.5 million, 0.9/2) 18-49 leader: “Shark Tank” rerun and “The Finder” (1.2) 9 p.m. CBS: “CSI: NY” rerun (6.17 million, 4.1/7)
NBC: “Grimm” (4.46 million, 2.8/5)
ABC: “What Would You Do?” (4.38 million, 2.9/5)
FOX: “Fringe” (3.09 million, 1.9/3)
The CW: “Supernatural” (1.48, 0.9/1) 18-49 leader: “Grimm” and “What Would You Do?” (1.3) 10 p.m. CBS: “Blue Bloods” rerun (6.18 million, 4.1/7)
NBC: “Dateline: NBC” (5.8 million, 4.0/7)
ABC: “20/20” (4.14 million, 2.9/5) 18-49 leader: “Dateline: NBC” (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:Jennifer Harper