smallville loisclark finale TV Ratings: 'Blue Bloods,' 'CSI: NY' lead Friday; 'Smallville' finale boosts CWFast National ratings for Friday, May 13, 2011

]]>“CSI: New York” and the cop drama “Blue Bloods,” which pulled in 11.4 million viewers. The CW enjoyed a bit of a boost from last weeks ratings with the “Smallville” series finale.

CBS averaged 9.7 million viewers and a 6.1 rating/11 share in households
to win the night. NBC was next in line with 4.8 million, 3.3/6,
followed by ABC at 4.4 million, 2.8/5. FOX was fourth at 3.5 million,
2.1/4 and the CW put up an impressive 2.97 million, 1.8/3.

CBS led the 18-49 demo with a 1.5, with FOX on their heels at 1.4. ABC
and the CW tied for third at 1.3 and NBC trailed behind with 1.1.

Friday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS: “Flashpoint” (7.5 million viewers, 4.7/9 households)
ABC: “Shark Tank” (5 million, 3.1/6)
FOX: “Kitchen Nightmares” (3.7 million, 2.3/4)
NBC: “Friday Night Lights” (2.8 million, 2.1/4)
The CW: “Smallville” (2.8 million, 1.7/3)

18-49 leader: “Kitchen Nightmares” (1.5)

9 p.m.

CBS:  “CSI: New York” (10.2 million, 6.4/11)
NBC: “Dateline” (5.3 million, 3.7/6)
ABC: “Primetime: What Would You Do?” (3.7 million, 2.3/4)
FOX: “Kitchen Nightmares” (3.2 million, 1.9/3)
The CW: “Smallville” (3.1 million, 1.9/3)

18-49 leader: “CSI: New York” (1.5)

10 p.m.

CBS: “Blue Bloods” (11.4 million, 5.5/10)
NBC: “Dateline” (6.3 million, 4.3/7)
ABC: “20/20″ (4.4 million, 3.1/5)

18-49 leader: “Blue Bloods” (1.7)

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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