TV Ratings: 'Kitchen Nightmares' Up in Return, 'Shark Tank' Drops
The Gordon Ramsay series improves from its most recent fall launch, while "Unforgettable" grows in week two and the ABC mainstay falls after airing an original on Thursday.
CBS and ABC shared bragging rights in the key demo on Friday night, with both networks clocking a 1.3 rating among adults 18-49.
But with an average 9.2 million viewers, CBS' all-scripted block came out on top. Unforgettable (1.0 adults), airing its second episode in its new time slot, was up a tenth of a point at 8 p.m. Hawaii Five-0 (1.3 adults) shed just a tenth before an even Blue Bloods (1.5 adults).
The finale of The Neighbors (0.8 adults) shed just a tenth after Last Man Standing (1.1 adults) took a three-tenths hit. Shark Tank (1.6 adults) also lost some steam, falling four-tenths of a point from last week and a tenth from Thursday's special outing. 20/20 (1.4 adults) finished the night off a tenth, and ABC averaged 5.6 million viewers for the night.
Back-to-back episodes of Kitchen Nightmares averaged a 1.2 rating with adults 18-49 and 2.9 million viewers on Fox. The last premiere averaged a 0.9 in the demo.
A NBC News special on the Boston Marathon bombings (0.7 adults) led into a new Grimm (1.2 adults), off two tenths, and a steady Hannibal (0.8 adults). The net took a 0.9 rating and 3.7 million viewers.
A new Whose Line Is It Anyway? held even with last week's 0.4 rating on The CW.