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'CSIs' Have It for CBS Friday
LOS ANGELES (Zap2it.com) Fast National ratings for Friday, May 6, 2005

A rerun of "CSI" Friday trumped the series finale of NBC's "Third Watch" and helped CBS score a ratings win.

For the night, CBS averaged a 6.7 rating/12 share to beat out second-place NBC's 5.8/11. ABC finished third at 4.5/8, followed by FOX at 2.9/5. UPN's 1.9/3 edged out The WB's 1.8/3 for fifth.

CBS also led the way among adults 18-49 with a 2.6 rating. NBC, 2.4, and ABC, 2.3, weren't far behind, while FOX finished at 1.7. UPN and The WB tied for fifth at 1.1.

A rerun of "CSI: Miami" posted a 5.5/11 for CBS at 8 p.m. "Dateline," 4.6/9, put NBC in second, while ABC was third with "America's Funniest Home Videos," 4.4/9. FOX aired the movie "Rush Hour 2" to grab the fourth spot. "Star Trek: Enterprise" averaged 2.0/4 for UPN, topping "What I Like About You" and a "Reba" repeat on The WB.

"CSI," 7.1/12, kept CBS in front at 9 p.m., while "Third Watch" ended its six-year run on NBC with a 6.1/11. ABC stayed in third with the hour-long season finale of "Hope & Faith," 4.1/7. FOX's movie scored a 3.2/6 in its second hour. "Reba," 2.4/4, and "Living with Fran," 1.8/3, moved The WB into fifth, ahead of an "America's Next Top Model" rerun on UPN.

CBS' "Numb3rs," 7.4/13, posted the night's best rating at 10 p.m. "Law & Order: Trial by Jury" came in at 6.9/12 for NBC, and ABC's "20/20" averaged 5.1/9.

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