Saturday, March 25, 2017

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'NCAA Tournament' Continues to Lead; 'Grimm' Steady; 'Sleepy Hollow' and 'The Originals' Rise

On March 24, 2017, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.40 rating - followed by NBC (0.90), ABC (0.77), FOX (0.50) and The CW (0.30).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 7.925 million viewers - followed by NBC (5.012), ABC (4.204), FOX (2.020) and The CW (0.884).




UPDATE - Final numbers for CBS' two games of NCAA Basketball Tournament.

CBS (2.40 Rating, 7.925 Million Viewers)
        2017 NCAA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (1.7)
        2017 NCAA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (3.2)

NBC (0.90 Rating, 5.012 Million Viewers)
        GRIMM (0.8, +0.0)
        DATELINE NBC (1.0, +0.2)

ABC (0.77 Rating, 4.204 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (1.0, +0.0)
        DR. KEN (0.8, +0.0)
        SHARK TANK (0.7) REPEAT
        20/20 (0.7, -0.1)

FOX (0.50 Rating, 2.020 Million Viewers)
        ROSEWOOD (0.5) REPEAT
        SLEEPY HOLLOW (0.5, +0.1)

THE CW (0.30 Rating, 0.884 Million Viewers)
        THE ORIGINALS (0.4, +0.1)
        REIGN (0.2, +0.0)


                                           The Final Ratings for Friday, March 24 

Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00.
CBS
2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament (7-9:25)
1.7
6.416
8:00.
ABC
Last Man Standing
1.0
6.104

NBC
Grimm
0.8
4.140

FOX
Rosewood - R
0.5
2.007

The CW
The Originals
0.4
0.991
8:30.
ABC
Dr. Ken
0.8
4.138
9:00.
NBC
Dateline NBC (9-11)
1.0
5.539

ABC
Shark Tank - R
0.7
3.586

FOX
Sleepy Hollow
0.5
1.959

The CW
Reign
0.2
0.746
9:30.
CBS
2017 NCAA Basketball Tournament (9:44-12)
3.2
9.995
10:00.
ABC
20|20
0.7
3.823

Average Rating: 0.96
Average Viewership: 4.120


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.