April 27, 2013 10:20am PT by Michael O'Connell
TV Ratings: CBS Lineup Grows for Friday Win
With all original broadcasts on Friday night, CBS topped all networks with an average 1.3 rating among adults 18-49 and 8.8 million viewers. Undercover Boss (1.6 adults) was up by a tenth of a point, with Vegas (1.0 adults) up by two tenths and Blue Bloods (1.4 adults) up a tenth as well.
Happy Endings (0.5 adults and 0.6 adults) was down a respective three tenths and one tenth of a point from its most recent back-to-back originals, and Shark Tank (1.9 adults) was down two tenths of a point at 9 p.m. -- though it was still the night's strongest broadcast. 20/20 (1.2 adults) dropped half of a point from last week's Boston coverage boost, giving ABC an average 1.2 rating with adults 18-49 and 4.3 million viewers.
Fashion Star (0.7 adults) and Vegas (1.0 adults) were down a respective one and two tenths of a point from the most recent originals, while Rock Center (0.9) also saw a big drop (a full point) from last week's coverage of the Boston manhunt. NBC averaged a 1.0 rating with adults 18-49 and 3.9 million viewers.
Kitchen Nightmares (1.0 adults) was down a tenth of a point from its last original showing on Fox, while and Touch (0.6 adults) held steady. The network averaged a 0.8 rating with adults 18-49 and 2.6 million viewers.
A new Nikita (0.3 adults) was even with last week.