Friday TV Ratings 8/5/22: The Fatal Flaw Dips on Finale Night, WWE SmackDown Remains on Top, Dynasty Stays Low After Break (UPDATED)

Ratings Analysis: ABC's 'The Fatal Flaw' (0.28, -0.03) shed three-hundredths for its season finale and was followed by a slightly stronger '20/20' rerun (0.31). 'Secret Celebrity Renovation' (0.23, -0.02) inched down from its premiere on CBS and led into more repeats of 'Blue Bloods' (0.21/0.24). NBC had mediocre encores of 'American Ninja Warrior' (0.23) and 'Dateline' (0.21). 'WWE Smackdown' (0.49, -0.03) dropped by three-hundredths on Fox but led the night as it often does. The CW's 'Dynasty' (0.04, -0.01) lost a hundredth for its first episode since early July. The 'Killer Camp' repeat (0.04) that preceded it posted the same rating.

Finals Update: All shows held their preliminary ratings.



18-49 Rating/Share

Viewers (mil)


8 PMWWE SmackDown0.49/62.09Fox

The Fatal Flaw (F)0.28/42.83ABC

Secret Celebrity Renovation0.23/32.31CBS

American Ninja Warrior (R)0.23/31.54NBC

Killer Camp (R)0.04/00.24The CW
9 PM20/20 (R)0.31/43.00ABC

Blue Bloods (R)0.21/22.25CBS

Dynasty0.04/00.24The CW
10 PMBlue Bloods (R)0.24/32.67CBS

Dateline NBC (R)0.21/21.59NBC
(R) = repeat
(F) = finale

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