TV Ratings for Friday, May 6: ‘Magnum PI’ Finale, Renewed or Canceled

In the latest TV show ratings, CBS ‘yet-to-be-renewed Magnum PI closed out Season 4 with 4.9 million total viewers and a 0.3 demo rating, steady week to week. TVLine readers gave the smoochy finale an average grade of “A.”

Magnum PI currently ranks ninth in audience and 10th in the demo out of the 14 dramas that CBS has aired this TV season

Opening CBS ‘Friday, Come Dance With Me (2.1 mil / 0.2) tied lows, while at 10 pm a steady Blue Bloods (6 mil / 0.4, TVLine reader grade “A”) drew the night’s biggest audience and tied for the demo win with its season finale.

Also tying for the Friday demo win were ABC’s dipping Shark Tank (3.5 mil / 0.4) and Fox’s steady SmackDown (1.9 mil / 0.4).

NBC’s The Blacklist (2.7 mil / 0.2) was steady.

The CW’s Charmed (380K / 0.1) gained some viewers, while fellow bubble show Dynasty (200K / 0.0) hit at least a season low in audience.

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The Live + Same Day numbers reported in our ratings column do not reflect a show’s overall performance, given the increased use of delayed playback via DVR and streaming platforms, plus out-of-home viewing. These numbers (Nielsen fast nationals, unless denoted as finals) instead aim to simply illustrate trends or superlatives. Do not taunt Happy Fun Ball.

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