TV ratings: CBS has Friday's best 'Numb3rs'

rob-morrow-numb3rs-320.jpgFast National ratings for Friday, Jan. 15, 2010

CBS rolled to its usual ratings victory on Friday night, sweeping all three hours of primetime.

Led by "Numb3rs," CBS drew 9.05 million viewers and a 5.5 rating/10 share in households for the night. NBC (6.8 million, 4.5/8) finished second. ABC (5.1 million, 3.2/6) was third, followed by FOX, which had 3 million viewers and a 1.9/3. The CW (1.2 million, 0.8/1) trailed.

CBS also won the adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.2 rating. ABC and NBC tied for second at 1.5, and FOX scored a 1.0. The CW managed only a 0.5.

Friday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS:
"Ghost Whisperer" (8.6 million viewers, 5.3/9 households)
NBC: "Law & Order" (7.3 million, 4.7/8)
ABC: "Supernanny" (5.4 million, 3.5/6)
FOX: "Bones" rerun (3.9 million, 2.4/4)
The CW: "Smallville" rerun (1.2 million, 0.8/1)

18-49 leader: "Ghost Whisperer" (2.2)

9 p.m.

CBS:
"Medium" (9 million, 5.5/9)
NBC: "Dateline" (7.75 million, 5.1/9)
ABC: "Shark Tank" (4.4 million, 2.7/5)
FOX: "Dollhouse" (2.1 million, 1.4/2)
The CW: "Smallville" rerun (1.3 million, 0.8/1)

18-49 leader: "Medium" (2.2)

10 p.m.

CBS:
"Numb3rs" (9.5 million, 5.7/10)
NBC: "The Jay Leno Show" (5.44 million, 3.6/6)
ABC: "20/20" (5.41 million, 3.6/6)

18-49 leader: "Numb3rs" (2.2)

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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