TBS Scores Weekly Primetime Ratings Three-peat - Broadcasting & Cable

TBS Scores Weekly Primetime Ratings Three-peat

Fox News Channel continues total day ratings domination
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TBS scored its third consecutive cable primetime ratings win on the strength of its “March Madness” college basketball coverage.

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TBS averaged 2.3 million viewers to top all cable networks during the week of April 2 to April 8, said Nielsen. Aiding TBS’s win was its live coverage of the April 2 Villanova-Michigan NCAA men’s college basketball tournament final game, which drew more than 13.2 million viewers, according to Nielsen.

Fox News Channel was second with 2 million viewers, followed by MSNBC (1.7 million viewers), HGTV (1.5 million) and USA (1.2 million), said the network.

Fox News was the top choice among viewers on a total day basis for the 13 consecutive week. The news network averaged 1.2 million viewers, besting MSNBC (943,000 viewers), Nickelodeon (850,000), HGTV (828,000) and Investigation Discovery (730,000). 

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