RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Blue Bloods’ Finale Up, ‘Shark Tank’ & ‘Hannibal’ Down, ‘Hart Of Dixie’ Rises

BLUE BLOODS SEASON 4 FINALEThe third Friday of this year’s May Sweep brought no shortage of finales on CBS. In fact the most watched network of the night (9.29 million) was nothing but finales as Unforgettable (0.8/4), Hawaii Five-0 (1.3/4) and Blue Bloods (1.4/5) all wrapped up their latest seasons. The big winner was the Season 4 end of the Tom Selleck-led NYPD family show. While down a tenth from last week’s show, Blue Bloods was up a Big Apple strong 17% from its Season 3 finale on May 10 last year. The third highest rated show of the night, the 10 PM airing BB was as usual in the top spot when it came to viewership with 11.50 million tuning in – that’s actually a 12% rise from the audience the show got for its Season 3 ender. (more…)

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