TV Ratings: CBS continues Friday domination with 'Medium,' 'CSI: NY,' 'Blue Bloods'

csi-ny-nov-12.jpgFast National ratings for Friday, Nov. 12, 2010

CBS's three-hour block of fresh crime dramas easily won the night for the network, giving it a somewhat smaller edge in the key demo.

The network averaged 9.1 million viewers and took a 5.8 rating/11 share of households for the night. ABC took second with 5.6 million and a 3.5/6. NBC came in third (4.7 million, 3.1/6, FOX in fourth (2.85 million, 1.8/3) and the CW came in a close fifth (2.5 million, 1.5/3).

CBS also took home the 18-49 demo, only just besting ABC with a 1.6. ABC (1.5), NBC (1.2), the CW (1.1) and FOX (.9) followed.

Friday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS: "Medium" (6.9 million, 4.4/8)
ABC: "Supernanny" (5.2 million, 3.3/6)
FOX: "House" rerun (3.3 million, 2.2/4)
CW: "Smallville" (2.9 million, 1.8/3)
NBC: "School Pride" (2.4 million, 1.6/3)

18-49 leader: "Medium"  (1.4)

9 p.m.

CBS: "CSI: NY" (9.98 million, 6.4/11)
ABC: "Primetime: What Would You Do?" (6.3 million, 3.8/7)
NBC: "Dateline" (5.3 million, 3.6/6)
FOX: "The Good Guys" (2.4 million, 1.5/3)
CW: "Supernatural" (2.1 million, 1.3/2)

18-49 leader: "Primetime" (1.9)

10 p.m.

CBS: "Blue Bloods" (10.5 million, 6.6/12)
NBC: "Dateline" (6.5 million, 4.4/8)
ABC: "20/20" (5.4 million, 3.5/7)

18-49 leader: three-way tie between networks (1.6)

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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