The Friday night time viewers most well-liked swimming with Sharks to smacking down wrestlers, because the venerable ABC pitch session Shark Tank got here in with an 0.8, tying Fox’s WWE Friday Night time Smackdown in demos, however getting a slight edge by profitable on complete viewers.
The Shark Tank win propelled ABC to an general victory within the community demo wars, and helped trailing present 20/20 rating a robust 0.7, topping Dateline for newsmag honors on the night, beating its rival by double-digits in all key goal demos:
NBC’s Lincoln Rhyme scored its highest score and most-watched episode since its Jan. 10 premiere. That momentum additionally helped Dateline to an 0.6, the present’s high ends in 18-49 and 25-54 since Jan. 10, when it had an 0.7 in 18-49, 1.Zero in 25-54.
CBS rolled some sixes on its crime drama lineup, as MacGyver, Hawaii 5-0 and Blue Bloods all got here in at an 0.6 and had the very best complete viewers on the night throughout the board.
On the CW, it was repeat night time for Penn & Teller: Idiot Us and back-to-back episodes of Whose Line Is It Anyway?