TV ratings: 'Blue Bloods,' 'Undercover Boss' lead CBS to a win Friday

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blue-bloods-ratings-oct-18-2013.jpgFast National ratings for Friday, October 18, 2013

CBS continued to dominate the Friday night ratings, with "Blue Bloods" as the top show of the night, followed closely by "Undercover Boss" and "Hawaii Five-0."

The Eye network earned an average of 9.4 million viewers and a 6.0 rating/11 share of households. ABC was second at 5.5 million and a 3.6/6, then NBC at 4.7 million and a 3.1/5, FOX at 3.2 million and a 1.9/3 and the CW at 1.1 million and an 0.8/1.

In the adults 18-49 demographic, CBS also won, but the margin was much slimmer -- 1.5 versus ABC's 1.4. NBC was third at 1.1, FOX fourth at 1.0 and the CW in fifth at 0.4.

Friday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS: "Undercover Boss" (9.2 million viewers, 5.8/10 households)
ABC: "Last Man Standing" (6.1 million, 3.9/7)/"The Neighbors" (4.3 million, 2.8/5)
FOX: "MasterChef Junior" (3.8 million, 2.3/4)
NBC: "Michael J. Fox Show" rerun (3.03 million, 1.9/4)/"Sean Saves the World" rerun (2.5 million, 1.7/3)
The CW: "Reign" rerun (1.2 million, 0.8/1)

19-49 leader: "Undercover Boss" (1.8)

9 p.m.

CBS: "Hawaii Five-0" (8.9 million, 5.7/10)
ABC: "Shark Tank" (6.5 million, 4.2/7)
NBC: "Dateline: NBC" (5.1 million, 3.4/6)
FOX: "Sleepy Hollow" rerun (2.5 million, 1.6/3)
The CW: "America's Next Top Model" (1.03 million, 0.8/1)

18-49 leader: "Shark Tank" (1.9)

10 p.m.

CBS: "Blue Bloods" (10.2 million, 6.7/12)
NBC: "Dateline: NBC" (6.1 million, 4.1/7)
ABC: "20/20" (4.6 million, 3.2/6)

18-49 leader: "Dateline" (1.5)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company


Photo/Video credit: CBS