TV Ratings: 'Fringe' up slightly, CBS wins the Friday night

fringe-season-4-alone-world.jpgFast National ratings for Friday, Oct. 8, 2011

The CBS and CW scripted shows were all down slightly from last week, while "Fringe" was up a bit in viewers.

CBS won the night with 9.4 million viewers and a 6.0 rating/11 share in households, nearly doubling the second place NBC with 4.99 million viewers and a 3.4/6. FOX was third with 3.5 million viewers and a 2.1/4, followed by ABC at 3.2 million and 2.2/4 and the CW at 1.6 million and 1.1/2.

In the 18-49 adults demo, CBS also won with a 1.6, followed by FOX (1.4), NBC (1.2), ABC (1.0) and the CW (0.6).

Friday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS:
"A Gifted Man" (7.5 million viewers, 5.0/9 households)
FOX: "Kitchen Nightmares" (3.7 million, 2.3/4)
ABC: "Modern Family" rerun (3.4 million, 2.4/4)/"Suburgatory" rerun (2.9 million, 1.9/3)
NBC: "Up All Night" rerun (3.1 million, 2.1/4)/"Whitney" rerun (2.9 million, 1.9/3)
The CW: "Nikita" (1.6 million, 1.1/2)

18-49 leader: "Kitchen Nightmares" (1.5)

9 p.m.

CBS:
"CSI: NY" (9.7 million, 6.3/11)
NBC: "Dateline" (5.6 million, 3.8/6)
ABC: "Revenge" rerun (2.9 million, 2.0/3)
FOX: "Fringe" (3.24 million, 1.9/3)
The CW: "Supernatural" (1.6 million, 1.1/2)

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

10 p.m.

CBS:
"Blue Bloods" (11.0 million, 6.8/12)
NBC: "Dateline" (6.3 million, 4.3/8)
ABC: "20/20" (3.4 million, 2.4/4)

18-49 leader: "Blue Bloods" (1.9)

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

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