Friday, November 16, 2012 ratings — New episodes: Undercover Boss, Last Man Standing, Kitchen Nightmares, America’s Next Top Model, Malibu Country, Shark Tank, Grimm, CSI: NY, Fringe, 20/20, and Dateline. Specials: We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston and America’s Next Top Model: The Girl With the Best Top Model Freakout.
On ABC, Last Man Standing registered a 1.4 rating in the 18-49 demographic (-13% week-to-week) with 7.1 million total viewers. Malibu Country fell again as well, to a 1.3 rating in the demo (-24% change) with 6.7 million.
The special We Will Always Love You: A Grammy Salute to Whitney Houston capped the evening with a 1.4 rating and 7.2 million viewers. Compared to last week’s Blue Bloods, the network was down by 7% in the demo and down by 39% in viewership.
On NBC, two reruns started the night — Go On (0.7 rating with 2.6 million) and Guys with Kids (0.7 rating with 2.2 million). Grimm followed with a 1.6 rating (-6% change) with 5.0 million. Dateline then registered a 1.2 demo rating (-8% change) with 4.5 million.
And on The CW, the season finale of America’s Next Top Model drew a 0.4 in the demo (down -33% week-to-week) with 1.4 million. The America’s Next Top Model: The Girl With the Best Top Model Freakout special followed with a 04. 4 rating and 0.8 million viewers.
What do you think? Why do you think so many shows dropped last night? What were you watching?