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This Friday's ratings recap:

8 pm/ET
Ghost Whisperer surged 12 percent week-to-week to hit a season high 9.95 million total viewers. It was followed by Deal or No Deal (six mil), 5th Grader (5.7 mil) and Wife Swap (dropping 16 percent, to 4.22 mil). On the CW, Chris inched up a hair to 1.83 mil, while The Game dipped to 1.74 mil.

9 pm
NBC's Crusoe saw 18 percent of its premiere audience sail away, but still was the hour's most watched show, with 5.92 million viewers. Running a close second (and tying Supernanny for No. 1 in the demos) was The Ex List (sliding 11 percent to a series-worst 5.65 mil). Lyrics, at 5.56 mil, sneaked past ABC's 'Nanny (5.08 mil).

10 pm
Like GW, Numbers also hit a season high — 9.07 million viewers. 20/20 gained nine percent to claim second with 7.5 mil, while NBC's Wednesdays-bound Life dipped eight percent, to 5.5 mil.