‘Blue Bloods’ Celebrates Episode 175 With Another Friday Win

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Deadline—CBS earned a pretty typical Friday win – its 23rd of the season in total viewers and 21st in the demo, with its slate of nostalgia dramas that drove Blue Bloods (0.8 demo rating, 8.00 million viewers) to top spot for the night. At 8 PM network’s Macgyver (0.7, 6.26M) was first in both metrics, topping timeslot's closest competitor in overall audience by 119%. The demo was a season low for the series, though that’s no surprise given the time of year and early primetime…

‘Blue Bloods’ Ratings Top Friday With Engaging Season Finale; ‘OUAT’ Rises. Concluding a year that started in tragedy with a celebration, Blue Bloods (0.8/3) wrapped up its eighth season last night on top. While the CBS NYPD family drama was down 11% from the Season 7 ender of May 5, 2017 to hit a finale low, Blue Bloods was tied with lead-in Hawaii Five-O (0.8/3) for the highest rated show of the night among adults 18-49, and took the viewership prize with 8.74 million tuning in. That's up a tenth in the demo from last week's fast affiliates…