Friday, March 29, 2019

UPDATED Thursday Ratings - 'Grey's Anatomy' and 'Station 19' Rise; 'Legacies' Finale Steady; 'Abby's' Has Low Start

On March 28, 2019, CBS won in the Adults 18-49 demographic with a 1.58 rating - followed by ABC (1.03), NBC (0.58), FOX (0.30) and The CW (0.25).

Furthermore, CBS won in total viewers with 6.249 million viewers - followed by ABC (5.263), NBC (2.941), FOX (1.299) and The CW (0.933).

FOX aired all repeats for the evening.


UPDATE - Final numbers for NCAA Tournament were released. Grey's Anatomy was adjusted up.

CBS (1.58 Rating, 6.249 Million Viewers)
        2019 NCAA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (1.5)
        2019 NCAA BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT (1.7)

ABC (1.03 Rating, 5.263 Million Viewers)
        GREY'S ANATOMY (1.6, +0.2)
        STATION 19 (1.0, +0.1)
        FOR THE PEOPLE (0.6, +0.1)

NBC (0.58 Rating, 2.941 Million Viewers)
        SUPERSTORE (0.8, -0.1)
        A.P. BIO (0.5, +0.0)
        WILL & GRACE (0.7, +0.0)
        ABBY'S (0.5) SERIES PREMIERE
        LAW & ORDER: SVU (0.5) REPEAT

FOX (0.30 Rating, 1.299 Million Viewers)
        GOTHAM (0.3) REPEAT
        THE ORVILLE (0.3) REPEAT

THE CW (0.25 Rating, 0.933 Million Viewers)
        SUPERNATURAL (0.2) REPEAT
        LEGACIES (0.3, +0.0) SEASON FINALE


                                          The Final Ratings for Thursday, March 28 
Time
Network
Show
18 - 49 Rating
Viewers (Millions)
7:00 PM
CBS
2019 NCAA Basketball Tournament (7-9:30)
1.5
6.476
8:00 PM
ABC
Grey’s Anatomy
1.6
7.366

NBC
Superstore
0.8
3.379

FOX
Gotham - R
0.3
1.249

The CW
Supernatural - R
0.2
0.875
8:30 PM
NBC
A.P. Bio
0.5
2.327
9:00 PM
ABC
Station 19
1.0
5.440

NBC
Will & Grace
0.7
3.247

FOX
The Orville - R
0.3
1.277

The CW
Legacies
0.3
0.925
9:30 PM
CBS
2019 NCAA Basketball Tournament (9:30-12)
1.7
6.105

NBC
Abby’s
0.5
2.597
10:00 PM
ABC
For the People
0.6
2.966

NBC
Law & Order: SVU - R
0.5
2.965

Average Rating: 0.75
Average Viewership: 3.371


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.