Ratings: CBS Wins Another Sunday With Another Duke Game

This one didn’t end as well for the Blue Devils

Last Updated: April 1, 2019 @ 7:49 PM

CBS won another Sunday when another Duke basketball game ran into primetime. Led by “American Idol,” ABC finished runner-up last night, just like the previous week.

Due to the nature of live sports, the below fast-national Nielsen numbers for CBS are subject to adjustment.

Michigan State edged the Blue Devils on Sunday, eliminating Duke from the NCAA Tournament.

CBS was first in ratings with a 1.5 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 9.4 million, according to preliminary numbers. At 7 p.m., the 16-minute NCAA overrun combined with “60 Minutes” scored a 3.0/14 and 15 million viewers. At 8, the rest of “60 Minutes” and the beginning of “God Friended Me” had a 1.2/5 and 9 million viewers. At 9, the end of “God Friended Me” and the first half of “NCIS: Los Angeles” received a 1.0/4 and 7.6 million viewers. At 10, the back of “NCIS: Los Angeles” and opener of “Madam Secretary” put up a 0.7/3 and 5.6 million viewers; the latter program ended outside of the primetime window.

ABC was second in ratings with a 1.1/5 and in viewers with 6.8 million. at 7, “America’s Funniest Home Videos” picked up a 0.9/4 and 5.7 million viewers. From 8-11, “American Idol” earned a 1.2/5 and 7.2 million viewers.

Fox was third in ratings with a 0.7/3 and fourth in viewers with 1.7 million. After back-to-back repeats, “The Simpsons” at 8 landed a 0.8/4 and 2.1 million viewers. After one more repeat, “Family Guy” at 9 posted a 0.9/4 and 2.2 million viewers; followed by another encore.

NBC was fourth in ratings with a 0.6/3 and third in viewers with 2.6 million. After a “Ellen’s Game of Games” rerun, a new “World of Dance” at 8 had a 0.7/3 and 3.2 million viewers. At 10, “Good Girls” settled for a 0.5/2 and 2.2 million viewers.

Univision was fifth with a 0.5/2 and 1.5 million viewers.

Telemundo was sixth with a 0.4/2 and 1.2 million viewers.

The CW was seventh with a 0.2/1 and 902,000 viewers. Following local programming in the 7 o’clock hour, “Supergirl” at 8 received a 0.3/1 and 1.1 million viewers. “Charmed” at 9 got a 0.2/1 and 738,000 viewers.