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Saturday Final Ratings: Virginia-North Carolina ACC Championship Final on ESPN Tops Prime Time and Weekend Basketball Telecasts

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s broadcast network telecasts on Saturday, March 10:

NBA Countdown-Saturday (ABC, 8:00 PM, 31 min.)
– 1.687 million viewers
– 1.2/2 HH
– 0.3/2 A18-49 (0.3/1 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
– 0.2/2 A18-34 (0.2/2 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
– 0.4/2 A25-54 (0.4/2 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC San Antonio Spurs at Oklahoma City Thunder (ABC, 8:31 PM, 145 min.)
– 2.190 million viewers
– 1.4/3 HH
– 0.6/3 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.8/4 M18-49)
– 0.5/3 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.6/4 M18-34)
– 0.7/3 A25-54 (0.6/2 F25-54, 0.9/3 M25-54)

NBA Saturday Primetime Post-3/10 (S) (ABC, 10:56 PM, 4 min.)
– 1.879 million viewers
– 1.2/3 HH
– 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.6/3 M18-49)
– 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.4/3 M18-34)
– 0.6/2 A25-54 (0.6/2 F25-54, 0.7/3 M25-54)

Mountain West Championship San Diego State vs. New Mexico (S) (CBS, 6:02 PM, 138 min.)
– 1.587 million viewers
– 1.0/2 HH
– 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.3/1 F18-49, 0.5/3 M18-49)
– 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.4/3 M18-34)
– 0.5/2 A25-54 (0.3/1 F25-54, 0.6/3 M25-54)

Crimetime Saturday NCIS (R) (CBS, 8:20 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.661 million viewers
– 1.7/3 HH
– 0.3/1 A18-49 (0.3/1 F18-49, 0.3/1 M18-49)
– 0.1/1 A18-34 (0.1/1 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
– 0.4/1 A25-54 (0.4/1 F25-54, 0.4/1 M25-54)

Crimetime Saturday NCIS: New Orleans (R) (CBS, 9:20 PM, 60 min.)
– 3.178 million viewers
– 2.1/4 HH
– 0.3/1 A18-49 (0.3/1 F18-49, 0.3/1 M18-49)
– 0.1/1 A18-34 (0.1/1 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
– 0.5/2 A25-54 (0.5/2 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

48 Hours (CBS, 10:20 PM, 60 min.)
– 3.832 million viewers
– 2.6/6 HH
– 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
– 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
– 0.7/3 A25-54 (0.8/3 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

Will & Grace (R) (NBC, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 2.113 million viewers
– 1.4/3 HH
– 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.3/2 M18-49)
– 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.1/1 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
– 0.5/2 A25-54 (0.6/2 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

Superstore (R) (NBC, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.512 million viewers
– 1.0/2 HH
– 0.3/2 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.3/1 M18-49)
– 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
– 0.5/2 A25-54 (0.5/2 F25-54, 0.4/2 M25-54)

Dateline Mystery (NBC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.415 million viewers
– 1.6/3 HH
– 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
– 0.2/2 A18-34 (0.3/1 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
– 0.7/2 A25-54 (0.8/3 F25-54, 0.6/2 M25-54)

SNL Prime (R) (NBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.623 million viewers
– 1.7/4 HH
– 0.6/3 A18-49 (0.7/3 F18-49, 0.6/3 M18-49)
– 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
– 0.8/3 A25-54 (0.8/3 F25-54, 0.8/3 M25-54)

Big East Tournament Final Villanova vs. Providence (S) (Fox, 6:47 PM, 148 min.)
– 1.491 million viewers
– 0.9/2 HH
– 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.3/2 F18-49, 0.6/3 M18-49)
– 0.4/3 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.4/3 M18-34)
– 0.5/2 A25-54 (0.4/2 F25-54, 0.7/3 M25-54)

Big East Tournament Post (S) (Fox, 9:15 PM, 24 min.)
– 0.893 million viewers
– 0.6/1 HH
– 0.3/1 A18-49 (0.2/1 F18-49, 0.3/1 M18-49)
– 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.1/1 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
– 0.3/1 A25-54 (0.3/1 F25-54, 0.4/2 M25-54)

Showtime at the Apollo (R) (Fox, 9:39 PM, 21 min.)
– 0.831 million viewers
– 0.6/1 HH
– 0.2/1 A18-49 (0.2/1 F18-49, 0.2/1 M18-49)
– 0.1/1 A18-34 (0.1/1 F18-34, 0.1/1 M18-34)
– 0.3/1 A25-54 (0.2/1 F25-54, 0.3/1 M25-54)

100 Mexicanos Dijeron (Univision, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.848 million viewers
– 0.5/1 HH
– 0.3/2 A18-49

Liga MX UANL vs Tijuana (Univision, 7:55 PM, 124 min.)
– 0.931 million viewers
– 0.5/1 HH
– 0.4/2 A18-49

Liga MX America vs. Leon (Univision, 9:59 PM, 121 min.)
– 1.255 million viewers
– 0.7/1 HH
– 0.5/3 A18-49

Liga MX Lobos BUAP vs. Guadalajara (UniMás, 5:55 PM, 125 min.)
– 0.642 million viewers
– 0.3/1 HH
– 0.3/2 A18-49

Cine Cantinflas Un Dia Con El Diablo (UniMás, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 0.623 million viewers
– 0.3/1 HH
– 0.2/1 A18-49

Cineplex Derailed (UniMás, 10:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 0.475 million viewers
– 0.3/1 HH
– 0.2/1 A18-49

Cine Millonario The Expendables (Telemundo, 7:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 0.715 million viewers
– 0.4/1 HH
– 0.3/1 A18-49
– 0.2/1 A18-34

Cine Millonario The 33 (Telemundo, 9:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 0.813 million viewers
– 0.5/1 HH
– 0.3/2 A18-49
– 0.2/1 A18-34

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s select cable telecasts on Saturday, March 10 (with the night’s cable ranks according to total viewers and adults 18-49 in parentheses):

Live PD Xtra (A&E, 8:00 PM, 6 min.)
– 1.054 million viewers (#26)
– 0.61 HH (#33)
– 0.32 A18-49 (#19)
– 0.21 A18-34 (#25)

Live PD (A&E, 9:00 PM, 180 min.)
– 1.959 million viewers (#7)
– 1.14 HH (#8)
– 0.66 A18-49 (#4)
– 0.49 A18-34 (#7)

The Cleveland Show (ADSM, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.672 million viewers (#53)
– 0.42 HH (#54)
– 0.27 A18-49 (#25)
– 0.32 A18-34 (#13)

Family Guy (ADSM, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.790 million viewers (#47)
– 0.50 HH (#45)
– 0.33 A18-49 (#17)
– 0.40 A18-34 (#9)

Rick & Morty (ADSM, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.851 million viewers (#41)
– 0.55 HH (#41)
– 0.38 A18-49 (#13)
– 0.45 A18-34 (#8)

Rick & Morty (ADSM, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.980 million viewers (#33)
– 0.62 HH (#31)
– 0.46 A18-49 (#8)
– 0.53 A18-34 (#6)

Family Guy (ADSM, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.026 million viewers (#29)
– 0.63 HH (#29)
– 0.53 A18-49 (#6)
– 0.62 A18-34 (#5)

Dragon Ball Super (ADSM, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.026 million viewers (#29)
– 0.65 HH (#27)
– 0.55 A18-49 (#5)
– 0.69 A18-34 (#4)

AMC Premiere Event Contagion (AMC, 8:00 PM, 150 min.)
– 0.761 million viewers (#48)
– 0.47 HH (#48)
– 0.18 A18-49 (#58)
– 0.10 A18-34 (#80)

The Zoo (APL, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
– 0.949 million viewers (#37)
– 0.59 HH (#39)
– 0.16 A18-49 (#70)
– 0.07 A18-34 (#92)

CNN Newsroom (CNN, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.612 million viewers (#59)
– 0.43 HH (#51)
– 0.12 A18-49 (#93)
– 0.04 A18-34 (#100)

Big 12 Tournament Final: Kansas vs. West Virginia (ESPN, 6:07 PM, 122 min.)
– 2.852 million viewers (#2)
– 1.74 HH (#2)
– 0.90 A18-49 (#2)
– 0.77 A18-34 (#2)

College Gameday-Basketball (ESPN, 8:09 PM, 21 min.)
– 2.548 million viewers (#3)
– 1.53 HH (#4)
– 0.85 A18-49 (#3)
– 0.73 A18-34 (#3)

ACC Tournament Final: Virginia vs. North Carolina (ESPN, 8:30 PM, 128 min.)
– 3.435 million viewers (#1)
– 2.02 HH (#1)
– 1.12 A18-49 (#1)
– 1.00 A18-34 (#1)

Top Rank Boxing Andy Vences vs. Erick DeLeon (ESPN, 10:38 PM, 123 min.)
– 1.082 million viewers (#24)
– 0.68 HH (#25)
– 0.37 A18-49 (#15)
– 0.33 A18-34 (#12)

Watters World (FOXNC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.298 million viewers (#4)
– 1.45 HH (#5)
– 0.20 A18-49 (#44)
– 0.11 A18-34 (#75)

Justice with Judge Jeanine (FOXNC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.116 million viewers (#6)
– 1.36 HH (#6)
– 0.17 A18-49 (#62)
– 0.09 A18-34 (#84)

The Greg Gutfeld Show (FOXNC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.653 million viewers (#9)
– 1.08 HH (#9)
– 0.17 A18-49 (#62)
– 0.10 A18-34 (#80)

Monster Energy Supercross Daytona (FS1, 8:22 PM, 98 min.)
– 0.494 million viewers (#79)
– 0.26 HH (#82)
– 0.19 A18-49 (#52)
– 0.15 A18-34 (#47)

Pac 12 CBB Tournament Final: Arizona vs. USC (FS1, 10:00 PM, 129 min.)
– 0.612 million viewers (#59)
– 0.35 HH (#70)
– 0.15 A18-49 (#75)
– 0.15 A18-34 (#47)

Hallmark Original Movie Love, Once and Always (HALL, 9:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 2.200 million viewers (#5)
– 1.56 HH (#3)
– 0.25 A18-49 (#27)
– 0.15 A18-34 (#47)

My Cousin Rachel (HBO, 8:00 PM, 106 min.)
– 0.623 million viewers (#57)
– 0.41 HH (#56)
– 0.13 A18-49 (#87)
– 0.07 A18-34 (#92)

House Hunters Renovation (HGTV, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.365 million viewers (#18)
– 0.90 HH (#15)
– 0.30 A18-49 (#21)
– 0.15 A18-34 (#47)

Movie-Acquired Premiere Stalked by a Reality Star (LIF, 8:00 PM, 123 min.)
– 0.879 million viewers (#40)
– 0.60 HH (#35)
– 0.23 A18-49 (#32)
– 0.12 A18-34 (#73)

Thundermans (NICK, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.023 million viewers (#31)
– 0.62 HH (#31)
– 0.21 A18-49 (#40)
– 0.21 A18-34 (#25)

Knight Squad (NICK, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.848 million viewers (#42)
– 0.50 HH (#45)
– 0.16 A18-49 (#70)
– 0.15 A18-34 (#47)

Iyanla, Fix My Life (OWN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.479 million viewers (#81)
– 0.35 HH (#70)
– 0.14 A18-49 (#81)
– 0.06 A18-34 (#96)

Iyanla, Fix My Life (OWN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.548 million viewers (#68)
– 0.39 HH (#58)
– 0.15 A18-49 (#75)
– 0.06 A18-34 (#96)

Showtime Championship Boxing: 2018 Rances Barthelemy vs. Kiryl Relikh (SHO, 10:34 PM, 52 min.)
– 0.489 million viewers (#80)
– 0.32 HH (#77)
– 0.15 A18-49 (#75)
– 0.06 A18-34 (#96)

Say Yes to the Dress (TLC, 8:00 PM, 69 min.)
– 0.991 million viewers (#32)
– 0.69 HH (#24)
– 0.23 A18-49 (#32)
– 0.18 A18-34 (#34)

Say Yes: Wedding SOS (TLC, 9:09 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.837 million viewers (#45)
– 0.60 HH (#35)
– 0.19 A18-49 (#52)
– 0.13 A18-34 (#64)

Hear Me, Love Me, See Me (TLC, 10:09 PM, 62 min.)
– 0.546 million viewers (#70)
– 0.40 HH (#57)
– 0.15 A18-49 (#75)
– 0.09 A18-34 (#84)

Ghost Adventures Pop-Ups (TRAV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.545 million viewers (#72)
– 0.34 HH (#73)
– 0.17 A18-49 (#62)
– 0.13 A18-34 (#64)

Dead Files (TRAV, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.548 million viewers (#68)
– 0.36 HH (#66)
– 0.13 A18-49 (#87)
– 0.08 A18-34 (#91)

Liga MX Sat Tigres vs. Tijuana (UDN, 7:55 PM, 120 min.)
– 0.332 million viewers (#95)
– 0.21 HH (#89)
– 0.14 A18-49 (#81)
– 0.11 A18-34 (#75)

Liga MX 2 Sat America vs. Leon (UDN, 9:55 PM, 125 min.)
– 0.477 million viewers (#82)
– 0.25 HH (#84)
– 0.20 A18-49 (#44)
– 0.16 A18-34 (#42)

For the entire week of March 5-11, 2018 in Total Day (8 p.m. to 5:59 a.m.), Adult Swim is up 0.7 percent in viewership (778,000 vs. 773,000) and down 0.8 percent among Adults 18-49 (483,000 vs. 486,000) from one week earlier; the network is also down 11.6 percent in viewership (778,000 vs. 880,000) and down 11.4 percent among Adults 18-49 (483,000 vs. 545,000) from the same week one year ago (March 6-12, 2017).

Programming Insider TOONAMI – SATURDAY, MARCH 10, 2018












Adult Swim PROGRAM Viewers
(000)
A1849
rating
A1849
(000)
10:30 Dragon Ball Super 1026 0.55 707
11:00 Dragon Ball Z Kai: The Final Chapters 902 0.45 579
11:30 Black Clover 708 0.33 425
12:00a Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders 671 0.31 402
12:30a Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans 595 0.27 347
ProgrammingInsider.com
1:00a Hunter X Hunter (r) 549 0.24 305
1:30a Naruto: Shippuden (r) 536 0.23 296
3:00a Outlaw Star (r) 445 0.21 267
3:30a Space Dandy (r) 440 0.20 256
4:00a Cowboy Bebop (r) 436 0.20 253
4:30a Ghost in the Shell: 2nd Gig (r) 408 0.19 251

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research

Written by Douglas Pucci

Douglas Pucci (a.k.a. “Son of the Bronx”) has worked with Mr. Berman for more than a decade. A Bronx native, NYU graduate and once-intern for VH1's "Pop Up Video," Pucci went on to design, build and maintain websites for various non-profit organizations in his hometown of New York City. He also contributes to the sports website Awful Announcing.

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