Monday, March 25, 2019

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'NCAA Tournament' Leads Night; 'The Blacklist,' 'Speechless' and 'Dynasty' Tick Up; 'Blindspot' Dips

On March 22, 2019, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.43 rating - followed by ABC (0.75), FOX (0.60), NBC (0.50) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 4.876 million viewers - followed by ABC (4.154), NBC (3.597), FOX (3.418) and The CW (0.543).




UPDATE - Final numbers were released for NCAA Tournament. 20/20 and Dynasty were adjusted down.

CBS (1.43 Rating, 4.876 Million Viewers)
        2019 NCAA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (1.7)
        2019 NCAA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (1.0)

ABC (0.75 Rating, 4.154 Million Viewers)
        FRESH OFF THE BOAT (0.6, +0.0)
        SPEECHLESS (0.5, +0.1)
        20/20 (0.8, +0.1)

FOX (0.60 Rating, 3.418 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.9, +0.0)
        THE COOL KIDS (0.7, +0.0)
        PROVEN INNOCENT (0.4, +0.0)

NBC (0.50 Rating, 3.597 Million Viewers)
        BLINDSPOT (0.4, -0.1)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.6, +0.1)
        DATELINE (0.5, +0.0)

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.543 Million Viewers)
        DYNASTY (0.1, +0.0)
        CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND (0.1, +0.0)


                                            The Final Ratings for Friday, March 22 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
CBS
2019 NCAA Basketball Tournament (7-9:20)
1.7
6.223
8:00 PM
FOX
Last Man Standing
0.9
5.085

ABC
Fresh Off the Boat
0.6
2.917

NBC
Blindspot
0.4
2.955

The CW
Dynasty
0.1
0.550
8:30 PM
FOX
The Cool Kids
0.7
3.934

ABC
Speechless
0.5
2.396
9:00 PM
ABC
20|20 (9-11)
0.8
4.862

NBC
The Blacklist
0.6
4.177

FOX
Proven Innocent
0.4
2.327

The CW
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
0.1
0.402
9:30 PM
CBS
2019 NCAA Basketball Tournament (9:40-12)
1.0
3.358
10:00 PM
NBC
Dateline
0.5
3.567

Average Rating: 0.64
Average Viewership: 3.289


NOTE: For the 2018-19 broadcast season, Nielsen has determined that there are 119.9 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.