Friday TV Ratings 1/21/22: Shark Tank and WWE Smackdown Rise, Undercover Boss and Magnum PI Dip (UPDATED)


Ratings Analysis: It was a photo-finish in the 8PM hour as ABC's 'Shark Tank' (0.65, +0.05) and Fox's 'WWE Smackdown' (0.64, +0.08) battled it out for the top spot. 'Tank' managed to eek out a victory and was followed by a sinking '20/20' (0.44, -0.10). CBS's 'Undercover Boss' (0.42, -0.12) crashed to a season low at 8 as 'Blue Bloods' (0.53, +0.05) climbed to a season high in the 10PM slot. In-between those two, 'Magnum PI' (0.49, -0.01) lost a hundredth. Airing behind an encore of 'That's My Jam' (0.37), NBC's 'Dateline' (0.41, -0.04) dropped by four-hundredths and remained a bit lower than newsmagazine competitor '20/20'. On the CW, 'Penn & Teller: Fool Us' (0.15, +0.03) and 'Nancy Drew' (0.09, +0.03) grew by three-hundredths apiece. 

Finals Update: 'Shark Tank' (+0.1), 'Magnum PI' (+0.1), and 'Penn & Teller: Fool Us' (+0.1) adjusted up.



18-49 Rating/Share

Viewers (mil)


8 PMShark Tank0.65/54.20ABC

WWE SmackDown0.64/52.26Fox

Undercover Boss0.42/34.11CBS

That's My Jam (R)0.37/31.92NBC

Penn & Teller: Fool Us0.15/10.91The CW
9 PMMagnum PI0.49/45.32CBS


Dateline NBC0.41/33.10NBC

Nancy Drew0.09/10.47The CW
10 PMBlue Bloods0.53/46.27CBS
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