TV Ratings: ‘Shark Tank’ and ‘Happy Endings’ Jump, Vegas Drops in Friday Move
The ABC lineup sees growth across the board, while "Grimm" and "Undercover Boss" also get boosts.
Fast National returns show ABC topping Friday with adults 18-49. The entire lineup was up, week to week, starting with back-to-back episodes of Happy Endings. Pulling 1.1 and 1.0 ratings in the key demo, the episodes were up a respective two and three tenths of a point from last week. Shark Tank (2.1 adults) was up three tenths for its second-highest rated episode to date, and 20/20 (1.8 adults) improved four tenths. The network averaged a 1.6 rating with adults 18-49 and 5.2 million viewers.
Undercover Boss (1.6 adults) jumped two tenths of a point on CBS before the Friday debut of Vegas (0.9 adults). The drama was down a steep six tenths of a point from its last Tuesday original in February ahead of an even Blue Bloods (1.4 adults). CBS topped in total viewers with 8.94 million and pulled a 1.3 rating with adults 18-49.
Fashion Star (0.6 adults) was down a tenth of a point for a low on NBC, leading into a slightly boosted Grimm (1.4 adults) -- which was up by a tenth of a point. Rock Center (0.7 adults) was down a tenth of a point at 10 p.m., giving NBC an average 0.9 rating with adults 18-49 and 3.7 million viewers.
Fox had a new Touch (0.6 adults), up a tenth of a point from last week. Fox also averaged a 0.6 rating in the demo and 2.3 million viewers.
Nikita (0.3 adults) was off a tenth of a point on the CW ahead of Cult (0.2 adults), which doubled last week's low 0.1 rating in the demo. The CW averaged a 0.2 rating and 924,000 viewers.