Friday TV Ratings 4/2/21: Blue Bloods Ties Shark Tank for the Win, MacGyver and The Blacklist Steady at Lows (UPDATED)

Preliminary Analysis: It was a tight race for the #1 spot, but ABC's 'Shark Tank' (0.6) and CBS's 'Blue Bloods' (0.6) ended up tying for first place. 'Shark Tank' held even on a week-to-week basis and led into a lower '20/20' (0.4) while 'Blue Bloods' led out of stable helpings of 'MacGyver' (0.4) and 'Magnum PI' (0.5). Fox was in the same ballpark as those two networks with 'WWE Smackdown' (0.5), the wrestling program ticked down from its last episode. NBC trailed the others as 'The Blacklist' (0.3) and 'Dateline' (0.3) remained deathly low. The CW had an encore of the 'Wipeout' reboot (0.1) and an original 'Penn & Teller: Fool Us' (0.1).

Finals Update: Shark Tank (+0.1), 20/20 (+0.1), WWE SmackDown (+0.1), MacGyver (+0.1), Blue Bloods (+0.1) and The Blacklist (+0.1) adjusted up.



18-49 Rating/Share

Viewers (mil)


8 PMShark Tank0.65/53.89ABC

WWE SmackDown0.57/42.14Fox


The Blacklist0.36/33.29NBC

Wipeout (R)0.10/10.59The CW
9 PMMagnum PI0.53/45.37CBS


Dateline NBC0.3/32.43NBC

Penn & Teller: Fool Us0.11/10.69The CW
10 PMBlue Bloods0.65/56.21CBS
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