TV ratings: CBS, 'Ghost Whisperer' lead a quiet Friday

jenniferlovehewitt_ghostwhisperer_04_290.jpgFast National ratings for Friday, Nov. 27, 2009

The broadcast networks were mostly in rerun and movie mode on the day after Thanksgiving, but as usual CBS finished the night on top.

CBS averaged 5.3 million viewers and a 3.5 rating/6 share in households in primetime. FOX (4.8 million, 2.6/5) finished second. ABC's 4.4 million viewers and 2.9/5 were good enough for third, topping NBC's 3.7 million and 2.4/4. The CW (1.2 million, 0.8/1) was in the back of the pack.

FOX led the adults 18-49 demographic, albeit with just a modest 1.4 rating. CBS took second with a 1.2, and ABC and NBC tie for third at 1.1. The CW came in at 0.5.

Friday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS:
"Ghost Whisperer" rerun (5.6 million viewers, 3.8/7 households)
FOX: Movie - "Ice Age 2: The Meltdown" (4.4 million, 2.4/4)
NBC: Movie - "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" (3.9 million, 2.5/5)
ABC: "Supernanny" (3.5 million, 2.3/4)
The CW: "Smallville" rerun (1.6 million, 1.0/2)

18-49 leader: "Ghost Whisperer" and "Ice Age 2" tied at 1.3

9 p.m.

FOX:
"Ice Age 2" (5.2 million, 2.8/5)
CBS: "Medium" rerun (5.1 million, 3.4/6)
NBC: "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" (3.9 million, 2.5/5)
ABC: "Ugly Betty" (3.4 million, 2.3/4)
The CW: "America's Next Top Model" rerun (840,000, 0.6/1)

18-49 leader: "Ice Age 2" (1.5)

10 p.m.

ABC:
"20/20" (6.25 million, 4.1/8)
CBS: "Numb3rs" rerun (5.2 million, 3.3/6)
NBC: "The Jay Leno Show" rerun (3.5 million, 2.2/4)

18-49 leader: "20/20" (1.6)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change.

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