More second-week slippage in the ratings on Friday night: CBS’ A Gifted Man, CSI: NY, Blue Bloods, and Fox’s Fringe fell from their fall schedule debuts last week, while other shows held steady.

CBS won the night with freshman drama Gifted (8.1 million viewers, 1.2 adults 18-49 rating) down 14 percent. CSI: NY (10 million, 1.6) and Bloods (11.1 million, 1.8) were both down around 10 percent.

Fox had Kitchen Nightmares (4 million, 1.6) and Fringe (3.1 million, 1.2), the latter off 20 percent, while The CW’s Nikita (1.8 million, 0.6) and Supernatual (1.8 million, 0.7) remained flat.

Also airing on Friday: NBC’s Dateline (6.2 million, 1.6) and ABC’s 20/20 (4 million, 1.2).

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