With CBS in March Madness mode and The CW airing reruns, ABC’s Friday line-up enjoyed across-the-board gains.
With 7.1 million total viewers and a 1.2 demo rating, Last Man Standing rose 15 percent and a tenth, delivering its biggest audience since Jan. 8. Similarly, fellow bubble show Dr. Ken (5.5 mil/1.0) was up 22 percent and a tenth, drawing its best audience since Nov. 20.
Wrapping ABC’s night, Shark Tank (6.3 mil/1.4) grew 10 percent and a tenth.
Elsewhere, Fox’s Sleepy Hollow (2.8 mil/0/8) and Second Chance (2 mil/0.5) were steady, as was NBC’s Grimm (4.2 mil/0.9).
CBS’ NCAA men’s basketball tourney coverage averaged 5.7 mil and a 1.8, up sharply from Thursday night’s 4 mil/1.1.