Friday Ratings: Fox’s ‘Last Man Standing’ Takes The Demo Race, With CBS Topping Total Viewership


It’s another Friday win for Fox’s Last Man Standing, which again won the demographics race with a strong 1.0/6 and 5.47 million viewers. The total is down a tenth from last week, but still enough to win the evening.

CBS was, once again, the overall winner among networks in total viewers, scoring 5.46 million viewers and an o.5/3 in demos. Fox had an 0.8/5, 4.10 million tally.

The audience drop was also felt by Fox’s The Cool Kids¬†(O.8/4, 4.18 million), which is down a tenth, and Hell’s Kitchen, which was at 0.7/4, 2.65 million, down two tenths.

Elsewhere, CBS had a specials evening, starting with the I Love Lucy Christmas Special scoring 0.6/4, 5.86 million at 8 PM. Following that, Dick Van Dyke – Now In Living Color was an 0.5/3, 5.3 million. Blue Bloods capped the night with a repeat, scoring an 0.5/3, 5.23, down big from its previous 0.9.

At ABC, Fresh Off The Boat, held firm at 0.6/3, 2.99 million, with Speechless down one tenth, 0.4/2, 2.16 million viewers. ABC’s 20/20 was 0.5/3, 3.01 million, down from its previous 0.7.

NBC’s Midnight, Texas was even, scoring an 0.4/2, 2.43 million. Dateline was at 0.7/4, 4.21 million in its first hour, then rose to 0.9/4, 4.96 in the second hour.

The CW aired The 87th Annual Holiday Christmas Parade 0.2/1 and 1.02 million for its two-hours.


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