Primetime Shows Finding Fridays Are Fine

Once a dumping ground for shows on the way out, the time slot is picking up now. CBS’s Hawaii Five-0, now paired with the night’s most-watched series, Blue Bloods, has increased its audience 11% despite moving from Mondays. And ABC’s Shark Tank and NBC’s Grimm, which lead among young-adult viewers, match ratings for shows on more heavily viewed nights.

Friday Night Blight: TV Audiences Shrinking

Saturday night has long been the loneliest night of the week in the television business, but lately it’s been joined by another evening pining for viewers: Fridays.