Friday TV Ratings: ‘Shark Tank’ & CBS Crime Dramas Split the Night

Shark Tank Friday April 10 TV Ratings
ABC

The sharks were circling on Friday night’s broadcast television with ABC’s long-running Shark Tank coming out ahead for the night in the 18-49 demo with a 0.8 rating.

But with total viewers, the night belonged to CBS with MacGyver, Magnum P.I. (officially taking over Hawaii Five-0‘s time slot), and a rerun of Blue Bloods all winning their time slots with total viewers. Magnum P.I. also won its hour in the 18-49 demo.

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Given the interest in the coronavirus, news programs continue to do well with NBC’s Dateline and a two hour block of ABC’s 20/20 pulling in around 3.5 million total viewers.

Here’s the breakdown for Friday, April 10, 2020 (numbers are fast-affiliate based)

Time Show Adults 18-49 ratings Total Viewers (millions)
8 p.m. Shark Tank (ABC) 0.8 4.82
MacGyver (CBS) 0.7 6.37
The Blacklist (NBC) 0.7 4.83
WWE Smackdown (Fox) 0.6 2.30
Charmed (CW) 0.2 727,000
9 p.m. Magnum P.I. (CBS) 0.7 7.21
20/20 (ABC) 0.6 3.51
The Blacklist – R (NBC) 0.5 3.28
Dynasty (CW) 0.1 384,000
10 p.m. 20/20 (ABC) 0.6 3.48
Dateline (NBC) 0.6 3.43
Blue Bloods – R (CBS) 0.4 5.55