CBS won the Monday ratings contest, with March Madness action pacing the net to a big win. CBS had a 1.2 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and an 8 share. NBC was runner-up at 0.7/4.
CBS had LSU-Michigan, then USC-Kansas.
NBC had two hours of The Voice down 25% to 0.8 and drama Debris at a flat 0.4.
ABC did a 0.6/4. Two hours of American Idol rated a 0.7, down a tenth from Sunday’s two hours, and The Good Doctor was also down a tenth at 0.5.
Fox and Univision both rated a 0.4/2. Fox had a 9-1-1 rerun and America’s Most Wanted at a flat 0.4.
On Univision, Vencer El Desamor got a 0.5 and Te Acuerdas De Mi a 0.4, both up a tenth, then La Hija Del Embajador tallied a level 0.3.
Telemundo posted a 0.3/2. Exatlon Estados Unidos lost 33% for a 0.2 and La Suerte De Loli and Buscando A Frida notched a flat 0.3 apiece.
The CW rated a 0.1/1. Bulletproof got a flat 0.1 and led into a Black Lightning rerun.
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.
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