With CBS throwing out their regular lineup for this Friday, ABC came through with a victory, narrowly beating NBC and CBS with FOX a close fourth. At 8P, ‘Last Man Standing’ pulled in 6.34 million, good for 3rd in the time period. At 830P, ‘The Neighbors’ could only pull in 4.3 million which dropped The Alphabet Network to 4th. But at 9P, ‘Shark Tank’ pulled in a time period leading 7.46 million viewers and at 10P, ’20/20′ came in second with 5.07 million.
NBC began with ‘Dateline’ at 8P and drew a time period leading 7.3 million viewers. At 9P, ‘Grimm’ fell to 6.4 million. At 10P, ‘Dracula’ brought an evening low for The Peacock Network with 3.8 million watching. It was a downhill night for NBC.
CBS began with a rerun of ‘Frosty the Snowman’ and pulled in 6.85 million. At 830P, ‘Yes, Virginia’, another holiday rerun, drew 5.65 million. At 9P, a rerun of ‘NCIS:LA’ could only draw 5.61 milion and at 10P, ‘The Grammy Nominations Concert’ hosted by LL Cool J pulled in 5.3 million for top spot in that time period.
FOX began with ‘Bones’ with 6.78 million but ‘Raising Hope’ at 9P sunk the network with only 2.66 million viewers.
The CW had ‘The Carrie Diaries’ begin the evening with 950,000 viewers and ‘Nikita’ could do no better and finished with 850,000 viewers.
For the record, ABC finished with 5.95 million viewers for #1 while NBC grabbed second with 5.826 million. CBS came in third with 5.689 million and FOX finished with 4.587 million viewers. Univision pulled in 2.828 million while The CW finished with an average of 900,000 viewers.
As you can see, on Friday night, without the regular CBS line up, people were…