With CBS in repeat mode this Friday, Undercover Boss‘ freed-up viewers seeeemingly flocked to ABC’s sitcoms, which each surged more than 20 percent in the demo.
Last Man Standing, with 7.07 million total viewers and a 1.6 rating, was up 17 and 23 percent and drew Friday’s largest audience. Malibu Country (6.14 mil/1.4) meanwhile rose 20 and 27 percent.
Leading out of that, Shark Tank matched last week’s 6.6 mil/1.9, drawing the night’s best demo rating, and 20/20 (5.3 mil/1.5) ticked up a tenth.
Over on Fox, Kitchen Nightmares (3.3 mil/1.3) saw gains of 7 percent and two tenths, while Touch (2.9 mil/0.8) rose 16 percent and a tenth — its first upward motion since the Season 2 opener.
The CW’s Nikita (1.06 mil/0.3) shed some viewers while flat in the demo.
NBC’s Dateline (5.9 mil/1.3) dipped a bit while Rock Center (4.25 mil/1.0) was steady.