'Blue Bloods' Season 11 Episode 2 Had the Most Viewers of Any New Show — Check Out the Ratings

Following the long-awaited return of CBS drama series "Blue Bloods'" eleventh season, the show has once again proven that it has a special place in the hearts of its viewers through the recently-released ratings.

On December 4, the popularly beloved CBS television series "Blue Bloods" returned for its 11th season. The show picked up from the suspense-filled turning point in the last season, and fans were more than prepared to reunite with their favorite show.

Recently the ratings for the show, among many other CBS dramas, were released. As expected when it comes to "Blue Bloods," the ratings were excellent, showing that fans are still in love even after so long.

The Regan family of "Blue bloods" all in blue on the CBS Television Network. | Photo: Getty Images.

The Regan family of "Blue bloods" all in blue on the CBS Television Network. | Photo: Getty Images.

Blue Bloods delivered the largest audience among CBS’s Friday dramas as it usually does, pulling in an impressive rating of 6.2 million total viewers and a 0.5 demo rating.

Other shows that had impressive ratings alongside "Blue Bloods" include CBS’ "MacGyver," which snagged a lofty rating of 4.6 million total viewers and a 0.5 demo rating, and "Magnum P.I." with 5.6 million total viewers with a 0.5 demo rating.

ABC's entrepreneur-centric reality series, "Shark Tank," sadly did not do as well as its ratings dipped. The show pulled in ratings of 3.8 million total viewers and a 0.5 demo rating.

"Blue Bloods" returned on December 4 with the season eleven premiere, "Triumph Over Trauma," with some shocking, unexpected angles.

FOX's "SmackDown" also dipped with 2.1 mil/0.5. The show was down a tenth in the demo, and so was "Shark Tank." Although not as high up there as "Blue Bloods" and the likes, the show boasts of loyal fans who continue to cheer it on.

"Blue Bloods" returned on December 4 with the season eleven premiere, "Triumph Over Trauma" with some shocking, unexpected angles. It did this by addressing topics that are pertinent to the current state of the country.

While playing the return of the Tom Selleck-led series with a direct focus on police brutality, the raging pandemic, and its effects on people's lives, the show also focused on balancing the interlock between the tales of racial injustice, family friction, and a serial killer on the loose.

Without a doubt, "Blue Bloods" proved that its showrunners intend to fire on with the same delicious and attention-grabbing intensity that got it to the level of reverence that it has now.

As the ratings have shown, their hard work and strategies have paid off. Fans now await the coming episodes with bated breath as they anxiously sit at the edges of their seats.

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