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Primetime Ratings: Fox Wins With Regular Programming

Fox had the highest score in Tuesday prime ratings, with its main broadcast competitors dividing up the Super Tuesday election audience. Fox had a 0.7 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 3 share. That beat the 0.6/3 that NBC posted.

Fox had The Resident up 14% at 0.8 and Empire returned down 14% at 0.6.

NBC, ABC and CBS had election results across prime. NBC got a 0.6/3, ABC a 0.5/2 and CBS a 0.4/2. Fourteen states held their primaries March 4.

Telemundo and Univision both posted a 0.4/2, with regular programming leading in to election coverage at 10 p.m. On Univision it was Ringo and Amor Eterno at 0.5, then Destino 2020 Presenta: Supermartes at 0.3.

Telemundo had Exatlon Estados Unidos and La Dona at 0.4, then Decision 2020: Supermartes at 0.3.

The CW got a 0.2/1 with repeated dramas The Flash and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.

Michael Malone
Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.