Monday, April 1, 2019

UPDATED Friday Ratings - 'NCAA Tournament' Dominates Night; 'The Cool Kids,' 'Fresh Off the Boat' and 'Speechless' Drop

On March 29, 2019, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.00 rating - followed by ABC (0.58), NBC (0.50), FOX (0.48) and The CW (0.15).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 7.534 million viewers - followed by NBC (3.884), ABC (3.608), FOX (2.624) and The CW (0.504).




UPDATE - Final numbers for NCAA Tournament were released. Dynasty was adjusted down.

CBS (2.00 Rating, 7.534 Million Viewers)
        2019 NCAA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (1.3)
        2019 NCAA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (3.0)

ABC (0.58 Rating, 3.608 Million Viewers)
        FRESH OFF THE BOAT (0.5, -0.1)
        SPEECHLESS (0.4, -0.1)
        20/20 (0.7, -0.1)

NBC (0.50 Rating, 3.884 Million Viewers)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.6, +0.0)
        THE BLACKLIST (0.5, -0.1)
        DATELINE (0.4, -0.1)

FOX (0.48 Rating, 2.624 Million Viewers)
        LAST MAN STANDING (0.5) REPEAT
        THE COOL KIDS (0.6, -0.1)
        PROVEN INNOCENT (0.4, +0.0)

THE CW (0.15 Rating, 0.504 Million Viewers)
        DYNASTY (0.1, +0.0)
        CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND (0.1, +0.0)


                                             The Final Ratings for Friday, March 29 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
CBS
2019 NCAA Basketball Tournament (7-9:30)
1.3
5.790
8:00 PM
NBC
The Blacklist
0.6
4.332

FOX
Last Man Standing - R
0.5
3.239

ABC
Fresh Off the Boat
0.5
2.552

The CW
Dynasty
0.1
0.515
8:30 PM
FOX
The Cool Kids
0.6
3.295

ABC
Speechless
0.4
2.046
9:00 PM
ABC
20|20 (9-11)
0.7
4.298

NBC
The Blacklist
0.5
4.001

FOX
Proven Innocent
0.4
1.924

The CW
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
0.1
0.378
9:30 PM
CBS
2019 NCAA Basketball Tournament (9:40-12)
3.0
10.072
10:00 PM
NBC
Dateline
0.4
3.197

Average Rating: 0.70
Average Viewership: 3.511


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.