TV Ratings: Most-watched 'Medium' gives CBS large win

medium-cbs-ratings.jpgFast national ratings for Friday, April 9.

CBS took Friday, with its spooky lineup getting good numbers and its new drama "Miami Medical" only losing half a million viewers from its premiere last week. NBC and ABC were neck-and-neck for second, with NBC ahead in viewers but ABC ahead in the 18-49 demo.

CBS' win came from an average of 7.02 million viewers and a 4.6 rating/8 share. NBC was a distant second with 4.9 million viewers and a 3.3/6. ABC was nipping on its heels with 4.4 million viewers and a 2.9/5, FOX was in fourth with 3.6 million viewers and 2.3/4 and the CW saw 1.6 million for a 1.1/2.

The adults 18-49 went to CBS with a 1.5, then ABC and FOX tied for second with 1.3, NBC was fourth with 1.2 and the CW was fifth with a 0.6.

Friday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS: "Ghost Whisperer" (6.5 million viewers, 4.2/8 households)
NBC: "Who Do You Think You Are?" rerun (4.1 million, 2.8/5)
ABC: "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" rerun (3.6 million, 2.4/5)
FOX: "House" rerun (3.5 million, 2.3/4)
The CW: "Smallville" (2.1 million, 1.4/3)

18-49 leader: "Ghost Whisperer" (1.5)

9 p.m.

CBS: "Medium" (7.5 million, 4.8/8)
NBC: "Dateline NBC" (5.1 million, 3.4/6)
ABC: "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" (4.7 million, 3.1/5)
FOX: "Kitchen Nightmares" rerun (3.7 million, 2.3/4)
The CW: "America's Next Top Model" rerun (1.2 million, 0.8/1)

18-49 leader: "Medium" (1.7)

10 p.m.

CBS: "Miami Medical" (7.1 million, 4.8/9)
NBC: "Dateline NBC" (5.4 million, 3.7/7)
ABC: "20/20" (4.8 million, 3.3/6)

18-49 leader: "Miami Medical" tied with "Dateline NBC" (1.4)

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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