Friday TV Ratings: ‘Hawaii Five-0’ Finale Ends On Two Year High in Total Viewers

Hawaii Five 0 Series Finale Alex O'Loughlin

After ten seasons anchoring CBS’s Friday nights, Hawaii Five-0wrapped up its run with a series finale that gave the crime drama its highest total viewers in over two years. With 9.34 million total viewers, the rebooted drama of the 1968-1980 series (which also aired on CBS) hit a high it hasn’t seen since a January 12, 2018 (9.38 million). The series also tied for the lead 18-49 demo with ABC’s Shark Tank(both received a 0.9 rating).

The night was also good to Hawaii Five-0‘s lead-in, MacGyver (also a reboot of the 1985-93 ABC series), which also grabbed a season high and its highest numbers since its February 2, 2018 (7.27 million). The eye network’s Blue Bloods also hit a series high in total viewers with 8.80 million viewers.

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Here’s the breakdown for Friday, April 3, 2020 (numbers are fast-affiliate based):

TimeShowAdults 18-49 ratingViewers (millions)
8 p.m.Shark Tank (ABC)0.95.22
MacGyver (CBS)0.87.11
The Blacklist (NBC)0.64.70
WWE Friday Night Smackdown – R (Fox)0.62.37
Charmed (CW)0.1619,000
9 p.m.Hawaii Five-0 – F (CBS)0.99.34
20/20 (ABC)0.653.34
Dateline NBC (NBC)0.63.69
Dynasty (CW)0.1320,000
10 p.m.Blue Bloods (CBS)0.78.80
NBC News Special (NBC)0.63.56