In the latest TV ratings, CBS’ primetime coverage of March Madness Sweet 16 action dominated by averaging 8.19 million total viewers and a robust 2.0 demo rating.
The men’s college hoops’ strongest half-hour came at 9/8c, when the crowd eclipsed 10.5 million viewers and the demo number rose to a 2.6.
Elsewhere, with NBC and The CW in rerun mode:
FOX | MasterChef Junior (2 mil/0.4) was steady, Call Me Kat (1.9 mil/0.3) dipped and Welcome to Flatch (975K/0.2) slipped beneath a million viewers.
The Live+Same Day numbers reported in our ratings column do not reflect a show’s overall performance, given the increased use of delayed playback via DVR and streaming platforms, plus out-of-home viewing. These numbers (Nielsen fast nationals, unless denoted as finals) instead aim to simply illustrate trends or superlatives. Warning: Contents may be hot!