Undercover Boss‘ trip to Boston Market drew 9.86 million total viewers on Friday night, inching up 4 percent week-to-week to net the CBS series’ largest audience of the season.
The Boss matched its previous demo rating of 1.9, tying Shark Tank for the nightly win.
Rounding out CBS’ night, CSI: NY (10.4 mil/1.5) dipped a tenth, and Blue Bloods (11.4 mil/1.5) drew Friday’s largest audience while flat in the demo.
Over on ABC, Last Man Standing (6.9 mil/1.3) was flat, while Malibu Country (6 mil/1.1) and Shark Tank (6.7 mil/1.9) each ticked down a tenth.
The CW’s Nikita, facing a fuller competitive slate than last week’s season-high outing, was down 10 percent and a tenth to 1.37 mil/0.4.
NBC’s coverage of the NAACP Image Awards hit a four-year high in total audience (3.05 mil) while matching last year’s 0.8 demo rating.