Monday, March 26, 2018

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'NCAA Tournament' Dominates Night for CBS; 'Dynasty' Ticks Up; 'MasterChef Junior' Dips

On March 23, 2018, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.80 rating - followed by FOX (0.60), NBC (0.53), ABC (0.47) and The CW (0.20).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.462 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.327), FOX (2.763), ABC (2.424) and The CW (0.661).




UPDATE - Dynasty was adjusted down. Plus, final numbers for NCAA Tournament.

CBS (1.80 Rating, 6.462 Million Viewers)
        2018 NCAA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (1.4)
        2018 NCAA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (2.4)

FOX (0.60 Rating, 2.763 Million Viewers)
        MASTERCHEF JUNIOR (0.8, -0.1)
        9-1-1 (0.4) REPEAT

NBC (0.53 Rating, 3.327 Million Viewers)
        BLINDSPOT (0.6, +0.0)
        TAKEN (0.4, -0.1)
        DATELINE (0.6, +0.0)

ABC (0.47 Rating, 2.424 Million Viewers)
        ONCE UPON A TIME (0.4, -0.1)
        AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. (0.5, +0.0)
        20/20 (0.5, -0.1)

THE CW (0.20 Rating, 0.661 Million Viewers)
        DYNASTY (0.1, +0.0)
        JANE THE VIRGIN (0.2, +0.0)


                                            The Final Ratings for Friday, March 23 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
CBS
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament (7-9:33)
1.4
5.462
8:00 PM
FOX
MasterChef Junior
0.8
3.316

NBC
Blindspot
0.6
3.268

ABC
Once Upon a Time
0.4
2.109

The CW
Dynasty
0.1
0.634
9:00 PM
ABC
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
0.5
2.072

NBC
Taken
0.4
2.881

FOX
9-1-1 - R
0.4
2.149

The CW
Jane the Virgin
0.2
0.646
9:30 PM
CBS
2018 NCAA Basketball Tournament (9:52-11:52)
2.4
7.795
10:00 PM
NBC
Dateline
0.6
3.753

ABC
20|20
0.5
3.003

Average Rating: 0.69
Average Viewership: 3.091


NOTE: For the 2017-18 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 119.6 million TV households. The Adults 18-49 demographic 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.