‘Blue Bloods’ Ratings Top Friday With Engaging Season Finale; ‘OUAT’ Rises

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Deadline—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…

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