TV Ratings: 'Hannibal' and '20/20' Improve on Friday
ABC takes the night in the key demo, while CBS scores in total viewers despite airing mostly repeats.
ABC won the key demo on Friday night, averaging a 1.5 rating among adults 18-49. Last Man Standing (1.1 adults), off a tenth of a point from last week, also aired as a repeat at 8:30 p.m. Shark Tank (1.6) was off two-tenths of a point but even with last week's preliminary rating, while 20/20 (1.8 adults) won the night up three-tenths of a point. ABC also averaged 6.4 million viewers.
A new Kitchen Nightmares averaged a 1.0 rating with adults 18-49, off two-tenths from last week's premiere, and pulled in 2.7 million viewers on Fox.
Back-to-back episodes of Dateline (1.0 and 1.2 adults) aired ahead of a new Hannibal (0.9 adults). The latter was up two-tenths of a point from last week, giving NBC a nightly score of a 1.0 rating in the demo and 4.96 million viewers.
Unforgettable, the only original on CBS, averaged a 0.9 rating with adults 18-49 -- off a tenth of a point from last week. CBS earned a 0.8 for the night and 7.3 million viewers.
Both Whose Line Is It Anyway? (0.4 adults) and Hart of Dixie (0.3 adults) held even on The CW.