urx unit loader TV ratings: 'Grimm' and 'Shark Tank' rise, CBS stays on top Friday
grimm feb 10 ratings TV ratings: 'Grimm' and 'Shark Tank' rise, CBS stays on top FridayFast National ratings for Friday, Feb. 10, 2011

Friday’s Nielsen ratings were up slightly over last week, with “Grimm,” “Shark Tank” and “CSI: NY” and “Blue Bloods” all posting small gains. “Supernatural” and “Nikita” also rose slightly in viewers, although they stayed flat among adults 18-49.  “Fringe” was also steady in 18-49 but dipped slightly in viewers.

As it does most weeks, CBS led in total viewers by a wide margin, averaging 10.3 million people and a 6.7 rating/11 share in households. NBC (5.3 million, 3.4/6) took second, just ahead of ABC (5.2 million, 3.4/6). FOX came in fourth with 3.3 million viewers and a 2.0/3, and The CW (1.65 million, 1.0/2) trailed.

CBS also led the 18-49 demographic with a 1.6 rating, edging ABC’s 1.5. NBC (1.4) and FOX (1.3) followed closely behind, while The CW scored a 0.6 in the demo.

]]>8 p.m. CBS: “A Gifted Man” (8.8 million, 5.8/10)
ABC: “Shark Tank” (5.9 million, 3.6/6)
NBC: “Who Do You Think You Are?” (5.5 million, 3.6/6)
FOX: “Kitchen Nightmares” (3.6 million, 2.2/4)
The CW: “Nikita” (1.45 million, 0.9/2) 18-49 leader: “Shark Tank” (1.8) 9 p.m. CBS: “CSI: NY” (10.3 million, 6.8/11)
NBC: “Grimm” (5.2 million, 3.1/5)
ABC: “Primetime: What Would You Do?” (4.8 million, 3.0/5)
FOX: “Fringe” (3 million, 1.9/3)
The CW: “Supernatural” (1.85 million, 1.0/2) 18-49 leader: “CSI: NY” (1.7) 10 p.m. CBS: “Blue Bloods” (11.8 million, 7.5/13)
NBC: “Dateline” (5.18 million, 3.4/6)
ABC: “20/20” (5.16 million, 3.6/6) 18-49 leader: “Blue Bloods” (1.8)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company. More ratings at Zap2it: Daily, weekly and cable