TV Ratings: Fire Country Has Big Premiere on CBS, Blue Bloods Returns Strong

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CBS continued its fall rollout Friday with three highly anticipated premieres.

Fire Country, starring Max Thieriot, got off the ground running with 5.7 million viewers and a 0.4 rating.

The series is an improvement upon Magnum P.I.'s total viewer tally last season.

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The series also launched as the fall's most-watched series premiere so far.

If the numbers stay at these levels, it will be a big hit for CBS.

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Earlier in the night S.W.A.T. returned to Fridays with 4.6 million viewers and a 0.4 rating.

Blue Bloods showed great stability with 6.1 million viewers and a 0.4 rating in the demo.

ABC's Shark Tank had 3.2 million viewers and a 0.4 rating among adults 18-49.

FOX's mainstay Friday Night Smack (2.1 million/0.4 rating) was down.

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NBC had College Bowl (1.7 million/0.2), while The CW's iHeartRadio Music Festival (0.6 million/0.1 rating).

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