Saturday, March 18, 2017

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'The Originals' Returns Flat; 'Last Man Standing,' 'Grimm' and 'Sleepy Hollow' Also Steady

On March 17, 2017, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.53 rating - followed by ABC (1.00), NBC (0.83), FOX (0.40) and The CW (0.25).

Furthermore, ABC won in total viewers with 5.457 million viewers - followed by CBS (4.935), NBC (4.565), FOX (1.923) and The CW (0.921).




UPDATE - Dateline NBC and NCAA Basketball Tournament were adjusted down.

CBS (1.53 Rating, 4.935 Million Viewers)
        2017 NCAA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (1.3)
        2017 NCAA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (1.3)

ABC (1.00 Rating, 5.457 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (1.0, +0.0)
        DR. KEN (0.8, +0.0)
        TRUTH AND LIES: THE FAMILY MANSON (1.1)

NBC (0.83 Rating, 4.565 Million Viewers)
        GRIMM (0.8, +0.1)
        DATELINE NBC (0.8, -0.2)

FOX (0.40 Rating, 1.923 Million Viewers)
        ROSEWOOD (0.4) REPEAT
        SLEEPY HOLLOW (0.4, +0.0)

THE CW (0.25 Rating, 0.921 Million Viewers)
        THE ORIGINALS (0.3) SEASON PREMIERE
        REIGN (0.2, +0.0)


                                            The Final Ratings for Friday, March 17 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00.
CBS
2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament (7-9:30)
1.3
4.652
8:00.
ABC
Last Man Standing
1.0
6.153

NBC
Grimm
0.8
3.961

FOX
Rosewood - R
0.4
1.964

The CW
The Originals
0.3
1.046
8:30.
ABC
Dr. Ken
0.8
4.428
9:00.
ABC
Truth and Lies: The Family Manson (9-11)
1.1
5.381

NBC
Dateline NBC (9-11)
0.8
4.948

FOX
Sleepy Hollow
0.4
1.815

The CW
Reign
0.2
0.762
10:00.
CBS
2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament
1.3
4.064

Average Rating: 0.76
Average Viewership: 3.561


NOTE: For the 2016-17 broadcast season, a 1.0 rating in the Adults 18-49 demographic is equal to 1.2832 total million viewers. A18-49 is the rating most commonly reported and helps determine ad rates but is not the sole explanation for whether a show will be renewed or cancelled.