CBS wins Friday night with new eps of 'Ghost Whisperer,' 'Medium'

Jennifer-Love-Hewitt-gw01.jpgFast National ratings for Friday, Nov. 20, 2010.

Not everyone was out seeing "Twilight: New Moon" last night. Some folks stayed in for new episodes of "Ghost Whisperer," "Law & Order," "Medium" and "20/20."

CBS won the overall night with 8 million viewers and a 5.1 rating/9 share in households. ABC finished second in viewers, with 6.8 million (4.1 rating/7 share in households) but NBC's 6.6 million viewers had a larger rating and share of households at 4.3/8. FOX remained in fourth place with just under 3.5 million viewers, 2.3 rating/4 share in households. The CW brought up the rear with 1.7 million viewers and a 1.1/2.

The 18-49 demo was a tie between CBS and ABC at 1.9, NBC was third at 1.4, then FOX with 1.0 and finally the CW at 0.7.

Friday hour by hour:

8 pm

CBS: "Ghost Whisperer" (8.4 million viewers, 5.4/9 share in households)
NBC: "Law & Order" (7.5 million viewers, 4.8/9)
ABC: "Shrek the Third" (5.8 million viewers, 3.4/6 share in households)
FOX: "House" rerun (3.3 million viewers, 2.1/4 share in households)
CW: "Smallville" (2.5 million viewers, 1.6/3 share in households)

18-49 leader: "Ghost Whisperer" (2.0)


9 pm

CBS: "Medium" (7.8 million viewers, 5.0/9 share in households)
NBC: "Dateline" (7.6 million viewers, 5.0/9 share in households)
ABC: "Shrek the Third" (6.8 million viewers, 3.7/6 share in households)
FOX: "Bones" rerun (3.6 million viewers, 2.4/4 share in households)
CW: "America's Next Top Model" rerun (.9 million viewers, 0.7/1 share in households)

18-49 leader: "Shrek the Third" (2.1)

10 pm

ABC: "20/20" (7.9 million viewers, 5.3/10 share in households)
CBS: "Numb3rs" (7.8 million viewers, 5.1/9 share in households
NBC: "The Jay Leno Show" (4.7 million viewers, 3.2/6 share in households)

18-49 leader: "20/20" (1.8)

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