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TV ratings: 'Undercover Boss' leads, 'Nikita' improves with move on quiet Friday

The networks rebounded from last week's Black Friday black hole and CBS was back on top in total viewers with new episodes of "Undercover Boss," "CSI: NY" and "Blue Bloods.""Blue Bloods" was the night's most watched show overall, while "Undercover Boss" posted the highest 18-49 demo score and reached a 2.0 in the 8:30 p.m. half-hour. ("Boss" was the only show of the night to even reach a 2.)The CW's struggling "Nikita" improved slightly by shifting back to its previous 8 p.m. timeslot. After not airing at all the last two weeks, "Nikita's" fifth episode this season drew a season high in total viewers and matched its season high (0.4) in 18-49.CBS led the night with 9.9 million viewers and a 6.4 rating/11 share in households. ABC followed with 6 million viewers and a 3.9/7 share. FOX (4 million viewers and 2.6/4) narrowly topped NBC (3.7 million, 2.6/4). The CW (1.2 million, 0.8/1) trailed, per... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/12/tv-ratings-undercover-boss-leads-nikita-improves-with-move-on-quiet-friday.html

Undercover Boss Season 4 Episode 4 “Diamond Resorts: Take 2?

Undercover Boss  Season 4 Episode 4  "Diamond Resorts: Take 2? airs on Friday, Nov 30, 2012 at 8pm on CBS. Episode Synopsis :  When Stephen J. Cloobeck, Chairman and CEO of Diamond Resorts International (originally featured on the "Diamond Resorts" episode on Jan. 15, 2012), obtains a new chain of resort properties, he goes on an undercover mission for a second time to see how the acquisition is going for the team members and from the perspective of a hotel guest, on UNDERCOVER BOSS, Friday, Nov. 30 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Networks. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2012/11/30/undercover-boss-season-4-episode-4-diamond-resorts-take-2/

Undercover Boss Season 4 Episode 3 “Cinnabon, Inc.”

Undercover Boss  Season 4 Episode 3 "Cinnabon, Inc. airs on Friday, Nov 16, 2012 at 8pm on CBS. Episode Synopsis:  Undercover Boss Season 4 Episode 3 "Cinnabon, Inc." – Former Hooter employee, Kat Cole, President of Cinnabon, Inc., visits her former boss, Coby Brooks (featured on the "Hooters" episode of UNDERCOVER BOSS, Feb., 2010), to ask advice before beginning her undercover mission. While undercover in a Cinnabon micro-bakery, one customer nearly blows her cover by asking questions about the cameras. Meanwhile, as our youngest boss featured in the series at age 34, Cole discovers a couple of employees who share her zealous work ethic, on UNDERCOVER BOSS, Friday, Nov. 16 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2012/11/16/undercover-boss-season-4-episode-3-cinnabon-inc/

TV ratings: 'Malibu Country' dips but stays solid Friday while 'Undercover Boss' rises

Fast National ratings for Friday, Nov. 9, 2012ABC's comedy duo of "Last Man Standing" and "Malibu Country" came back to Earth some Friday after their strong premieres last week, but both shows still turned in decent numbers.CBS, meanwhile, got a big boost from week two of "Undercover Boss," which gained more than a million viewers and half a point among adults 18-49. "Grimm" and "Shark Tank" both did fairly well too, but The CW's "Nikita" struggled some more, dipping below a million viewers.CBS led Friday's overall race with just under 10 million viewers and a 6.5 rating/11 share in households. ABC (6.3 million, 4.0/7) came in second. NBC took third with 4.1 million viewers and a 2.6/5, beating out FOX (3 million, 1.9/3). The CW trailed with about 1.2 million viewers and a 0.8/1.ABC scored the top spot in the 18-49 demographic with a 1.8 rating. CBS finished second with a 1.6, and NBC (1.2)... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/11/tv-ratings-malibu-country-dips-but-stays-solid-friday-while-undercover-boss-rises.html

Undercover Boss Season 4 Episode 2 “Tilted Kilt”

Undercover Boss  "Tilted Kilt " Season 4 Episode 2  airs on Friday, Nov 9, 2012 at 8pm on CBS. Episode Synopsis : When Ron Lynch, President of Tilted Kilt, a Celtic-themed sports bar and restaurant, goes undercover in his own company, he discovers one Kilt Girl crossing the line with customers. Also, one employee struggles to keep a brave face during unbearable personal circumstances, and the pressure heats up when the boss struggles to keep up in the kitchen, on UNDERCOVER BOSS, Friday, Nov. 9 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2012/11/09/undercover-boss-season-4-episode-2-tilted-kilt/

Undercover Boss Season 4 Premiere “Modell’s Sporting Goods”

Undercover Boss  "Modell’s Sporting Goods" Season 4 Episode 1  airs on Friday, Nov 2, 2012 at 8pm on CBS. Episode Synopsis: As America’s oldest family-owned-and-operated retailer of sporting goods, athletic footwear, active apparel and fan gear, this chain has spanned four generations and expanded to more than 150 store locations throughout the Northeast. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2012/11/02/undercover-boss-season-4-premiere-modells-sporting-goods/

'The Amazing Race,' 'Undercover Boss' Sweep Top Emmy Reality Show Categories

CBS's reality series swept both key reality show categories at this year's 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Tvbythenumbers/~3/D46yB6y8JHI/

TV Ratings: 'Shark Tank' keeps ABC afloat in the key demo

Fast National ratings for Friday, Sept. 21, 2012Though ABC slipped a bit this week, allowing CBS to take back the Friday night lead, its reality series "Shark Tank" managed to keep most of its demographic viewers interested in its second week of the season. Still, CBS edged ahead in average viewers for the entire evening, and will likely take a more significant lead when its fall season begins in earnest next week.CBS edged ahead with an average of 5.3 million viewers and a 3.6 rating/7 share in households, stealing the crown from last week's victor, ABC (5.1 million, 3.4/6). FOX's reruns put it in third place, with 3.0 million viewers (2.1/4). Just behind it was NBC with 2.9 million viewers and a tie at 2.1 rating/4 share in households. Per usual, The CW trailed. averaging 959,000 viewers and an 0.6/1.In the 18-49 demograpic, ABC won with a 1.5. CBS posted a 0.9, with Fox at... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/09/tv-ratings-shark-tank-keeps-abc-afloat-in-the-key-demo.html

TV Ratings: 'Fringe' finale rises while CBS heavy hitters slide

"Fringe" has been picked up for a fifth and final season, so the ratings are of little consequence to fans at this point -- but you'll still be glad to hear that Friday night's Season 4 finale ratings were slightly better than the week before. Even "The Finder," which was canceled by FOX this week, saw a small ratings boost. (Perhaps because by now, everyone's already seen "The Avengers"?)Per usual, "Undercover Boss," "Blue Bloods" and "CSI: NY" helped CBS secure yet another win on Friday, though all three shows were slightly down from last week.CBS won the night with an average of 8.4 million viewers with 5.5 ratings/10 share in households. It easily beat second place ABC, (4.9 million 3.3/6) and third place NBC (3.6 million, 3.1/6). Finally, FOX trailed at 3.6 million viewers (2.3/4) with The CW in last place with 1.5 million (1.0/2).In the 18-49 demographic, ABC won the night (1.5) followed by... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/05/tv-ratings-fringe-finale-rises-while-cbs-heavy-hitters-slide.html

Undercover Boss Season Finale – “Mastec” Season 3 Episode 13

Undercover  Boss  "Mastec" Season 3 Episode 13  airs on Friday, May 11 2012 at 9pm on CBS. Episode Synopsis: Jose Mas, CEO of MasTec, one of the largest builders of telecommunication and energy systems in North America, receives an explosive surprise while heading down a manhole. Also, the Boss is shocked when he discovers that one employee feels rejected by a local  community  because of her job, on the third season finale of  UNDERCOVER BOSS , Friday, May 11 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Read More... http://www.tvequals.com/2012/05/11/undercover-boss-season-finale-mastec-season-3-episode-13/