TV Ratings: NBC 'Secrets of the Mountain' triumphs Friday

secrets-of-the-mountain.jpgFast National ratings for Friday, April 16, 2010

NBC won Friday with "Secrets of the Mountain," its two-hour family adventure movie and possible back-door pilot. "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" dipped by half a million viewers, but held its own against "Secrets of the Mountain" in the 18-49 demographic.

The NBC peacock averaged 7.0 Million viewers with a 4.4/8 household share, nearly two million ahead of CBS, which came in second with 5.3 million and a 3.6/7. ABC took third at 4.2 million and 2.9/5, while FOX's reruns landed 3.1 million viewers and a 2.1/4. The CW's 1.7 million viewers and 1.1/2 share in households landed it in last place.

The adults 18-49 demographic went to NBC and ABC, both with a 1.3 rating. CBS and FOX took a 1.4 and The CW was fifth with a 0.7.

Friday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

NBC: "Secrets of the Mountain" (7.5 million viewers, 4.6/9 households)
CBS: "Ghost Whisperer" rerun (4.4 million, 3.0/6)
ABC: "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" rerun (3.0 million, 2.1/4)
FOX: "House" rerun (3.0 million, 2.1/4)
The CW: "Smallville" (1.9 million, 1.2/2)

18-49 leader: "Secrets of the Mountain" (1.3)

9 p.m.

NBC: "Secrets of the Mountain" (8.2 million, 4.9/9)
CBS: "Medium" rerun (4.7 million, 3.2/6)
ABC: "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" (4.1 million, 2.7/5)
FOX: "Kitchen Nightmares" rerun (3.2 million, 2.1/4)
The CW: "America's Next Top Model" rerun (1.5, 1.0/2)

18-49 leader: "Secrets of the Mountain" (1.4)

10 p.m.

CBS:"Miami Medical" (6.9 million, 4.6/8)
ABC: "20/20" (5.5 million, 4.0/7)
NBC: "Dateline: NBC" rerun (5.4 million, 3.7/7)

18-49 leader: "20/20" (1.5)

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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