TV reviews: SmackDown tops Friday, ABC’s emergency call comes back regularly

In the latest TV show ratings, Fox’s Friday Night SmackDown got a rating of 0.5, which holds steady from week to week. and beat all comers – while attracting 1.8 million total viewers.

NBC’s stable blacklist (3.04 mil / 0.4), meanwhile, delivered the largest audience on Friday (barely surpassing the 2.95 mil of a Blue Blood rerun).

On ABC, Luke Wilson’s emergency call dropped to 2.9 million and 0.3, up viewership from recent fall releases (which led to a small show called Dancing With the Stars).

Coming out of another replay of Charmed, The CW’s Dynasty (230K / 0.0) added a few eyeballs week to week while still keeping a goose egg in the demo.

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The Live + Same Day numbers reported in our ratings column do not reflect a show’s overall performance, given the increased use of delayed playback through DVR and streaming platforms, as well as out-of-home viewing. Rather, these numbers (Nielsen fast national, unless designated as final) are meant to simply illustrate trends or superlatives. Children, ask parents before calling.

KEYWORDS: Emergency call, Friday night SmackDownHAVE MORE: Premieres, TV Rankings


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