Friday Ratings: WWE Tops NBA In The Evening’s Demo Wars, Tying ‘Dateline’ For The Win

TV fans love the early Friday night hooping. But that old crime story standby, “Dammel in Distress,” also came into the public eye later in the evening.

fox‘s WWE friday night smackdown all above nba Playoffs in Demo Wars, 0.3 for . Coming back to 0.4 with abc,

Wrestling’s win was surprising, with 2022 NBA playoff viewership going up significantly over the past three years.

Coverage of the NBA playoffs on ESPN, ABC and TNT through Thursday is up 23% from last year and 29% from 2019, with the last postseason starting in the month of April (2.80M). Viewership has also grown by 102% from two years ago to a delay of months after the first season.

CBS reality show premiere come Dance With Me, Joe teams up with younger dancers with less athletic family members, scoring a 0.3 to start their night. The show is being hosted by Grammy Award winning songwriter Philip Lawrence. rerun noble I Network Night Capped.

blacklist continued to shatter together NBC, bringing in 0.3, profit over its previous transmission. Raymond Reddington, aka James Spader, continues to search for clues to the death of his beloved Elizabeth. The show provided a strong lead-in for newsmag datelineWhich tied for the demo honor of the night with 0.4.

dateline Covering the false kidnapping hoax of Sherry Papini in Northern California, the charming white mother of two fabricated the story of two women being held captive. It was eventually revealed that she was hanging out with an old boyfriend as officials and the media covered up where she might be.

CW special offer, 2040, a documentary that explores a positive vision of the future, including solutions to climate change. Director Damon Garneau’s series drew a 0.0, which probably doesn’t bode well for decades to come.