Thumbnail image for Chuck-Final-Season-Joshua-Gomez-Zachary-Levi-Yvonne-Strahovski-Adam-Baldwin.jpgFast National ratings for Friday, Nov. 4, 2011

After a solid premiere last week NBC’s “Grimm”
maintained an impressive amount of its audience, winning the hour for NBC in the 18-49 demo. Its lead in, “Chuck,” continues to struggle in its final season with a series low last night, meaning that the World Series competition last week likely can’t be blamed for its dismal premiere numbers.

As always, the CBS procedurals dominated the night. On FOX, “Fringe” got a slight boost from the return of Peter (Joshua Jackson). “Nikita” and “Supernatural” remain steady performers for The CW.

CBS averaged 10.2 million viewers and a 6.5 rating/22 share in
for the night, easily beating ABC with 5.0 viewers and a 3.3 rating/6
share. NBC followed (4.3 million, 2.8/5) with FOX (3.4 million, 2.1/4)
and CW (1.7 million, 1.1/2) trailing.

In the adults 18-49 demographic, CBS won the night with a 1.6, followed by FOX (1.4), NBC (1.3), ABC (1.2), and The CW (0.7).

Friday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

FOX: “Kitchen Nightmares” (3.7 million viewers, 2.2/4 households)
CBS: “A Gifted Man” (9.6 million, 6.3/10)
ABC: “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” (4.8 million, 3.2/6)
NBC: “Chuck” (3.0 million, 2.2/4)
The CW: “Nikita” (1.7 million, 1.2/2)

18-49 leader: “Kitchen Nightmares” (1.5)

9 p.m.

FOX: “Fringe” (3.2 million, 2.0/3)
CBS: “CSI: NY” (9.6 million, 6.3/10)
NBC: “Grimm” (5.9 million, 3.6/6)
ABC: “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” (5.4 million, 3.5/6)
The CW: “Supernatural” (1.7 million, 1.1/2)

18-49 leader: “Grimm” (1.8)

10 p.m.

CBS: “Blue Bloods” (12.5 million, 7.8/14)
ABC: “20/20″ (4.8 million, 3.2/6)
NBC: “Dateline” (4.1 million, 2.8/5)

18-49 leader: “Blue Bloods” (2.1)

information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are
preliminary and subject to change, especially in the case of live
telecasts. Source: The Nielsen Company.

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Photo/Video credit: NBC

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