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TV Ratings: 'Blue Bloods' and 'CSI: NY' carry Friday night

Friday night was all about CBS crime dramas."Blue Bloods" and "CSI: NY" were the big winners of the evening with 10.1 million viewers and 9 million viewers respectively. Fan favorite (and recently renewed) "Fringe" held steady at 4.0 million viewers.In the eight o'clock hour, reality shows took the top spot. CBS's "Undercover Boss" narrowly beat out ABC's "Shark Tank" with 6.3 million and 6.0 million. At 9, "CSI: NY" held a 5 million viewer lead over any of it's competitors. At 10, the extreme parenting edition of "20/20" beat everyone with 5.2 million and took the top spot with the 18-49 crowd.Friday, May 4 was also the opening night of the first summer blockbuster, "The Avengers," which didn't help the ratings.Friday hour by hour: 8 p.m.FOX: "The Finder" (4.0 million viewers, 2.4/5 households)CBS: "Undercover Boss" (6.3 million, 4.0/8)ABC: "Shark Tank" (6.0 million, 3.8/7)NBC: "Who Do You Think You Are?" (4.9 million, 3.3/6)The CW: "Nikita" (1.3... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/05/tv-ratings-blue-bloods-and-csi-ny-carry-friday-night.html

Undercover Boss “FASTSIGNS” Season 3 Episode 12

Undercover  Boss  "FASTSIGNS" Season 3 Episode 12 airs on Friday, May 4 2012 at 9pm on CBS. Episode Synopsis : Catherine Monson, CEO of FASTSIGNS International, who has never designed or installed one of their signs, finds herself plagued by air bubbles while trying to affix large decal signs , and is also forced to conquer her fear of heights, on  UNDERCOVER BOSS , Friday, May 4 (8:00-9:00PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Read More... //www.tvequals.com/2012/05/04/undercover-boss-fastsigns-season-3-episode-12/  

TV ratings: CBS scores on Friday with 'Blue Bloods' and 'Undercover Boss'

Fast National ratings for Friday, April 27, 2012 Another Friday night, another "Blue Bloods" ratings win. As usual, CBS scored the most viewers as folks tuned in for new episodes of "Undercover Boss," "CSI: NY" and its anchor show, "Blue Bloods," which drew the highest ratings of any show of the night. CBS naturally won the night, averaging 8.7 million viewers and a 5.6 rating/10 share, while ABC and NBC battled for second place. The former came out on top with 4.8 million viewers and a 3.2/6, while NBC got 4.6 million viewers and a 3.1/6. Rounding up the networks were FOX (3.5 million, 2.2/4) and The CW (1.4 million, 0.9/2). CBS also managed to eke out a win in the 18-49 demographic with a 1.5 rating, while ABC got a 1.3, NBC a 1.2, Fox a 1.1 and The CW a 0.5. Ratings hour-by-hour: 8 p.m. CBS: "Undercover Boss" (7.1 million, 4.6/8) ABC: "Shark... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/04/tv-ratings-cbs-scores-on-friday-with-blue-bloods-and-undercover-boss.html

Undercover Boss “Philly Pretzel Factory” Season 3 Episode 11

Undercover  Boss  "Philly Pretzel Factory" Season 3 Episode 11 airs on Friday, April 27 2012 at 9pm on CBS. Episode Synopsis : Dan DiZio, CEO and Co-Founder of the Philly Pretzel Factory, which sells over 100 million pretzels a year throughout its 120 stores, is forced into action after one franchisee goes rogue, and the Boss is brought to tears when he realizes he let one of his franchise owners  down, on UNDERCOVER BOSS , Friday, April 27 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Read More... //www.tvequals.com/2012/04/27/undercover-boss-philly-pretzel-factory-season-3-episode-11/  

TV Ratings: Lionel Richie special leads CBS to another Friday victory

Fast National ratings for Friday, April 13, 2012Even without their typical Friday night line-up, CBS had little difficulty winning the ratings battle. The network was led by the two-hour music special "ACM Presents: Lionel Richie and Friends" which topped out at 8.2 million viewers (5.3/9) during the 10 p.m. - 11 p.m. hour.Overall, CBS averaged 7.4 million viewers with a 4.8 rating/8 share. ABC came in second with 5.2 million viewers (3.5/6). NBC finished third with 4.8 million (3.3/6). FOX was in fourth place (3.1 million, 2.0/3) and The CW came in last (941,000, 0.6/1).CBS and ABC tied for the adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.5 rating, followed NBC (1.2), FOX (each with 0.9) and The CW (0.3). Ratings hour-by-hour:... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/04/tv-ratings-lionel-richie-special-leads-cbs-to-another-friday-victory.html

TV Ratings: 'Blue Bloods,' 'CSI: NY' lead CBS to a Friday win

Fast National ratings for Friday, April 6, 2012CBS' Friday night lineup, led by "Blue Bloods" with 10.8 million viewers and 6.9 rating/12 share in households handily won the ratings battle. The network's lead was nicely bolstered by good performances from "CSI: NY" (8.9 million, 5.8/10) and "Undercover Boss" (7.8 million, 4.9/9). CBS averaged 9.1 million viewers with a 5.9 rating/11 share in households for the night. ABC came in a distant second with 4.8 million viewers (3.2/6), followed by NBC (4.3 million, 2.9/5), FOX (3.4 million, 2.2/4) and The CW (921,000, 0.6/1).CBS also won the adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.7 rating, followed by ABC (1.4), NBC and FOX (each with 1.0) and The CW (0.3).... //blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/04/tv-ratings-blue-bloods-csi-ny-lead-cbs-to-a-friday-win.html

Undercover Boss “Budget Blinds” Season 3 Episode 10

Undercover  Boss  "Budget Blinds" Season 3 Episode 10 airs on Friday, April 13 2012 at 9pm on CBS. Episode Synopsis: Chad Hallock, CEO and Co-Founder of Budget Blinds, the largest window coverings franchise in North America with more than 800 franchise locations, takes it personal when two separate franchisees criticize his advertising plan, and one employee turns up the heat when she considers inviting the Boss to her hot tub after work, on  UNDERCOVER BOSS , Friday, April 13 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Read More... //www.tvequals.com/2012/04/13/undercover-boss-budget-blinds-season-3-episode-10/  

Undercover Boss “Taylormade Golf Company” Season 3 Episode 9

Undercover  Boss  "Taylormade Golf Company" Season 3 Episode 9 airs on Friday, April 6 2012 at 9pm on CBS. Episode Synopsis : Mark King, President and CEO of TaylorMade Golf Company, the largest manufacturer of golf equipment  and apparel in the world, is forced to break cover when an employee grows suspicious of her new trainee and the Boss grows concerned with a disjointed structure of command at one of his factories, on  UNDERCOVER BOSS , Friday, April 6 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Read More... //www.tvequals.com/2012/04/06/undercover-boss-taylormade-golf-company-season-3-episode-9/  

Undercover Boss “Yankee Candle” – Curb Appeal Is Important

Undercover  Boss  "Yankee Candle " Season 3 Episode 8  airs on Friday, March 30 2012 at 9pm on CBS. Episode Synopsis: Harlan Kent, President and CEO of Yankee Candle, the leading designer, manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of premium scented candles, goes undercover  where his customer service skills leave several co-workers questioning his true identity, and the Boss grows frustrated with one store’s lack of curb appeal, on  UNDERCOVER BOSS , Friday, March 30 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Read More... //www.tvequals.com/2012/03/30/undercover-boss-yankee-candle-curb-appeal-is-important/  

CBS Announces Multiple Show Renewals: The Good Wife, Undercover Boss, Blue Bloods & More!

CBS has decided to be first up to the plate for renewals of its shows (not including The CW, who only renewed America's Next Top Model ).  The network has announced that many of its shows will be returning in the fall, including: Blue Bloods: The show, starring Tom Selleck, will return for its third season in the fall.  Even on Friday nights, the series averages 10.4 million viewers. The Good Wife: The series' ratings may have dropped since its move to Sunday nights (now averaging about 10 million viewers), but the Julianna Margulies led drama has been renewed for a fourth seson. Criminal Minds: This long-running series averaged 11.6 million viewers this past season and will return for its eighth season in the fall. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Ted Danson took over one of the lead roles this season, but the show is still averaging over 10 million viewers and will return for a thirteenth season. NCIS: It shouldn't be a surprise that this Mark Harmon series will return for its tenth season.  It continues to be the highest rated scripted show on primetime, averaging 17.7 million viewers this past season. NCIS: LA : The spinoff starring LL Cool J and Chris O'Donnell doesn't perform as well as the original, but it's average this season of 14.8 million viewers is nothing to scoff at.  The show has been renewed for a fourth season on CBS. The Mentalist: The Simon Baker series averaged 12 million viewers this past season and has been given a fifth season renewal. Person of Interest : The freshman drama starring Jim Caviezel and Michael Emerson has been given a second season.  The series averages about 12 million viewers. 2 Broke Girls: The freshman comedy averages nearly 11 million viewers on Monday nights and will return for a second season. Hawaii Five-O: The Monday night drama will be returning for a third season in the fall and currently averages 9.8 million viewers. Mike and Molly: The Melissa McCarthy led comedy will return for a fourth season and currently averages nearly 11 million viewers. Reality Show: CBS has also renewed Undercover Boss and The Amazing Race . News Programs : Renewals were also given to veteran news programs 60 Minutes and 48 Hours Mystery. Unknowns: The Patrick Wilson drama, A Gifted Man , and the Poppy Montgomery series, Unforgettable, have not yet received renewals.  Their futures are currently uncertain.  Apparently talks are also taking place on the fate of Two and a Half Men. Already Renewed: How I Met Your Mother and The Big Bang Theory were already given multi-season renewals, so they will return next season.  The same applies to Survivor. //feedproxy.google.com/~r/tvovermind/tvnews/~3/QyyJzAjYiWg/cbs-announces-multiple-show-renewals-the-good-wife-undercover-boss-blue-bloods-more