TV Ratings: 'Fringe,' 'Nikita' hit series lows, NBC doesn't suffer post-'Chuck'

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fringe_jasika_nicole.jpgConsidering the fact that we're officially in February Sweeps, this Friday's line-up struck low numbers. Struggling series " Fringe" and " Nikita" fell to their series lows, as did " Grimm" and " A Gifted Man," though those shows still performed for their respective networks.

The CW's " Supernatural" hit a low for the season. " Chuck" replacement " Who Do You Think You Are" did give NBC a slight boost from last week's "Chuck" series finale.

Per usual, CBS led the night with an average of 9.9 viewers and a 6.4 rating/11 share in households. It was followed by ABC (5.2 million, 3.4/6) which just squeaked by NBC (5.1, 3.3/6). FOX was in fourth place with 3.5 million viewers (2.2/4) and CW trailed with 1.5 million viewers (1.0/2).

ABC and CBS tied in the target demo with a 1.5 rating, followed by FOX (1.4) and NBC (1.2). The CW came in with 0.6.

Friday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS: "A Gifted Man" (8.4 million, 5.5/10)
ABC: "Shark Tank" (5.2 million, 3.2/6)
NBC: "Who Do You Think You Are?" (6.0 million, 2.4/4)
Fox: "Kitchen Nightmares" (3.8 million, 2.4/4)
The CW: "Nikita" (1.4 million, 1.0/2)

18-49 leader: "Kitchen Nightmares" (1.6)

9 p.m.

CBS: "CSI: NY" (10.1 million, 6.6/11) [Note: We previously had the wrong ratings listed here; this has been updated]
ABC: "Primetime: What Would You Do" (5.0 million, 3.4/6)
NBC: "Grimm" (4.7 million, 2.9/5)
Fox: "Fringe" (3.1 million, 2.0/3)
T he CW: "Supernatural" (1.6 million, 1.0/2)

18-49 leader: "CSI:NY" (1.6)

10 p.m.

CBS: "Blue Bloods" (11.2 million, 7.2/12)
ABC: "20/20" (5.5 million, 3.7/6)
NBC: "Dateline: NBC" (4.6 million, 3.2/6)

18-49 leader: tie, "20/20" and "Blue Bloods" (1.7)

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