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Primetime Ratings: NBC Wins With Vivacious ‘Voice’

NBC won the Monday ratings race, riding The Voice to the title. NBC had a 1.1 rating in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 5 share. That beat ABC and Fox, which both did a 0.9/4.

Monday’s prime shows were up against the March Madness final the week before. The Voice ticked up 8% to 1.3 from 8 to 10 p.m. and The Enemy Within fell off 14% to 0.6.

ABC had American Idol up 9% at 1.2 and The Fix at a level 0.5.

Fox had The Resident down 22% at 0.7 and 9-1-1 off 15% at 1.1.

CBS did a 0.7/3. It was The Neighborhood at 1.0 and Man With a Plan at 0.8, both comedies flat. The Code did a 0.6, down a tenth from the military legal drama premiere, and Bull was a flat 0.6.

Telemundo got a 0.5/2 with Betty En NY setting the pace at 0.6. Univision did a 0.4/2.

The CW rated a 0.2/1. DC’s Legends of Tomorrow got a flat 0.3 and Arrow fell a tenth to 0.2. 

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.