Ratings: March Madness Boosts Rerun-Heavy CBS to Top Sunday Primetime

“American Idol” stays steady with “Hollywood Week”

With the exception of “60 Minutes,” CBS aired all reruns Sunday night, but the broadcast network still managed to top primetime thanks to a very strong afternoon lead-in: the opening weekend of 2021 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament a.k.a. March Madness.

The Syracuse vs. West Virginia game ended just ahead of a new episode of  “60 Minutes,” which was the night’s highest-rated and most-watched show.

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Jennifer Maas

Jennifer Maas

TV Reporter • jennifer.maas@thewrap.com • @jmaas421