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Primetime Ratings: CBS Wins With March Madness

‘Grey’s’ and ‘Murder’ grow on ABC
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CBS took top prize in Thursday ratings, as March Madness basketball led the network to a 1.7 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 7 share. That topped the 1.3/5 that ABC put up.

CBS had the college basketball tournament on across prime.

On ABC, it was dramas. Grey’s Anatomy was up a tenth of a point at 1.8. Scandal scored a flat 1.1, and How to Get Away With Murder grew 11% for a 1.0.

NBC did a 0.8/3, as Superstore dropped 9% to 1.0 and A.P. Bio posted a flat 0.8. Will & Grace grew 9% to 1.2 and Champions fell 13% from its premiere for a 0.7, before a Chicago Fire repeat.

Fox rated a 0.6/2. Gotham slipped 14% to a 0.6 and Showtime at the Apollo rated a flat 0.6.

Univision did a 0.5/2. Telemundo rated a 0.4/2. Both were the same as last week. 

The CW scored a 0.2/1, as Tough Mudder: Tougher Together rated a 0.2 and was followed by an Arrow repeat.

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