TV Ratings: March Madness makes CBS happy Friday
Day two of the
CBS averaged a 5.2 rating/9 share in primetime (the numbers will change a bit when adjusted for the live broadcast).
In the adults 18-49 demographic, CBS (2.9) was the only network to register above a 2.0 rating. ABC finished second in the demo at 1.7. FOX, 1.4, edged NBC, 1.3, for third. The CW earned a 0.6.
The Eye's basketball coverage posted a 5.1/9 at 8 p.m. "Wife Swap" put ABC in second with a 3.3/6. "Howie Do It" finished third for NBC, just ahead of the 2.3/4 for "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" on FOX. "Everybody Hates Chris" and "The Game" averaged 1.1/2 for The CW.
CBS ticked up to 5.4/9 at 9 p.m. with more
The tournament returned to a 5.1/9 at 10. ABC's
Ratings information is taken from fast national data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change, especially in the case of live telecasts.