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Saturday Final Ratings: North Carolina-Duke on ESPN Bests Boston-Houston on ABC ‘NBA Saturday Primetime’ Head-to-Head

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s broadcast network telecasts on Saturday, March 3:

NBA Countdown-Saturday (ABC, 8:00 PM, 31 min.)
– 2.028 million viewers
– 1.3/3 HH
– 0.5/3 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.6/3 M18-49)
– 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.4/3 M18-34)
– 0.6/3 A25-54 (0.5/2 F25-54, 0.7/3 M25-54)

NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC Boston Celtics at Houston Rockets (ABC, 8:31 PM, 158 min.)
– 3.193 million viewers
– 1.9/4 HH
– 1.0/5 A18-49 (0.8/3 F18-49, 1.3/6 M18-49)
– 0.9/6 A18-34 (0.6/4 F18-34, 1.2/8 M18-34)
– 1.2/4 A25-54 (0.9/3 F25-54, 1.5/6 M25-54)

Crimetime Saturday NCIS: Los Angeles (R) (CBS, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 3.416 million viewers
– 2.2/4 HH
– 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.4/2 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
– 0.2/1 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
– 0.6/2 A25-54 (0.6/2 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

48 Hours (RS) (CBS, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 3.570 million viewers
– 2.4/5 HH
– 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.6/2 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
– 0.2/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
– 0.7/2 A25-54 (0.8/3 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

48 Hours (CBS, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 4.237 million viewers
– 2.9/6 HH
– 0.6/3 A18-49 (0.7/3 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
– 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
– 0.9/3 A25-54 (1.1/4 F25-54, 0.6/2 M25-54)

NBC NHL Pre-Game (S) (NBC, 8:00 PM, 12 min.)
– 1.549 million viewers
– 1.0/2 HH
– 0.3/2 A18-49 (0.3/1 F18-49, 0.3/2 M18-49)
– 0.2/2 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
– 0.4/2 A25-54 (0.4/2 F25-54, 0.4/2 M25-54)

NBC NHL 3/3 Toronto Maple Leafs at Washington Capitals (S) (NBC, 8:12 PM, 168 min.)
– 1.107 million viewers
– 0.7/1 HH
– 0.3/1 A18-49 (0.3/1 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
– 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.2/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
– 0.4/2 A25-54 (0.3/1 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)

Masterchef Junior (RP) (FOX, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.362 million viewers
– 0.8/2 HH
– 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.3/2 M18-49)
– 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
– 0.5/2 A25-54 (0.6/2 F25-54, 0.4/2 M25-54)

Showtime at the Apollo (RP) (FOX, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.486 million viewers
– 0.9/2 HH
– 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.3/2 M18-49)
– 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/1 M18-34)
– 0.5/2 A25-54 (0.6/2 F25-54, 0.4/2 M25-54)

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

Liga MX Leon vs. UNAM (Univision, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 1.284 million viewers
– 0.6/1 HH
– 0.5/2 A18-49

Liga MX Guadalajara vs. America (Univision, 10:00 PM, 124 min.)
– 2.485 million viewers
– 1.1/2 HH
– 1.1/5 A18-49

Liga MX Cruz Azul vs. Queretaro (UniMás, 5:55 PM, 125 min.)
– 0.745 million viewers
– 0.4/1 HH
– 0.3/2 A18-49

Cine Cantinflas ¡A Volar Joven! (1947) (UniMás, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 0.645 million viewers
– 0.4/1 HH
– 0.2/1 A18-49

Cineplex El Rescate (2011) (UniMás, 10:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 0.591 million viewers
– 0.3/1 HH
– 0.2/1 A18-49

Cine Millonario Lord of War (2005) (Telemundo, 7:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 0.665 million viewers
– 0.4/1 HH
– 0.2/1 A18-49
– 0.2/1 A18-34

Cine Millonario Homefront (2013) (Telemundo, 9:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 0.946 million viewers
– 0.5/1 HH
– 0.4/2 A18-49
– 0.3/2 A18-34

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s select cable telecasts on Saturday, March 3 (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.)
– 1.070 million viewers (#27)
– 0.65 HH (#29)
– 0.32 A18-49 (#23)
– 0.16 A18-34 (#43)

Live PD (A&E, 9:00 PM, 180 min.)
– 1.876 million viewers (#5)
– 1.15 HH (#8)
– 0.61 A18-49 (#3)
– 0.41 A18-34 (#8)

The Cleveland Show (ADSM, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.702 million viewers (#59)
– 0.44 HH (#58)
– 0.26 A18-49 (#28)
– 0.35 A18-34 (#14)

Family Guy (ADSM, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.897 million viewers (#42)
– 0.57 HH (#42)
– 0.35 A18-49 (#18)
– 0.44 A18-34 (#7)

Rick & Morty (ADSM, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.969 million viewers (#31)
– 0.63 HH (#34)
– 0.40 A18-49 (#13)
– 0.52 A18-34 (#6)

Rick & Morty (ADSM, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.120 million viewers (#23)
– 0.72 HH (#23)
– 0.49 A18-49 (#10)
– 0.60 A18-34 (#5)

Family Guy (ADSM, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.175 million viewers (#19)
– 0.76 HH (#18)
– 0.51 A18-49 (#7)
– 0.64 A18-34 (#3)

Dragon Ball Super (ADSM, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.155 million viewers (#20)
– 0.74 HH (#20)
– 0.50 A18-49 (#8)
– 0.62 A18-34 (#4)

Pitbulls and Parolees (APL, 8:00 PM, 61 min.)
– 0.918 million viewers (#36)
– 0.63 HH (#34)
– 0.25 A18-49 (#30)
– 0.19 A18-34 (#32)

Pitbulls and Parolees (APL, 9:01 PM, 61 min.)
– 0.908 million viewers (#40)
– 0.60 HH (#36)
– 0.23 A18-49 (#37)
– 0.13 A18-34 (#61)

The Vet Life (APL, 10:02 PM, 63 min.)
– 0.781 million viewers (#51)
– 0.52 HH (#45)
– 0.16 A18-49 (#72)
– 0.07 A18-34 (#94)

Blue Planet II (BBCA, 9:00 PM, 90 min.)
– 0.541 million viewers (#82)
– 0.35 HH (#78)
– 0.14 A18-49 (#90)
– 0.09 A18-34 (#84)

CNN Newsroom (CNN, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.847 million viewers (#46)
– 0.59 HH (#37)
– 0.16 A18-49 (#72)
– 0.05 A18-34 (#100)

Fast N Loud Special (DISC, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
– 0.642 million viewers (#71)
– 0.43 HH (#62)
– 0.16 A18-49 (#72)
– 0.10 A18-34 (#77)

College Basketball Regular Season Louisville at NC State (ESPN, 6:04 PM, 123 min.)
– 1.148 million viewers (#21)
– 0.73 HH (#22)
– 0.35 A18-49 (#18)
– 0.39 A18-34 (#10)

College Gameday-Basketball (ESPN, 8:07 PM, 10 min.)
– 2.246 million viewers (#2)
– 1.35 HH (#2)
– 0.71 A18-49 (#2)
– 0.65 A18-34 (#2)

College Basketball Regular Season North Carolina at Duke (ESPN, 8:17 PM, 127 min.)
– 3.369 million viewers (#1)
– 1.97 HH (#1)
– 1.08 A18-49 (#1)
– 0.99 A18-34 (#1)

College Basketball Regular Season UCLA at USC (ESPN, 10:24 PM, 119 min.)
– 1.128 million viewers (#22)
– 0.70 HH (#25)
– 0.37 A18-49 (#15)
– 0.36 A18-34 (#13)

Watters World (FOXNC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.801 million viewers (#8)
– 1.20 HH (#3)
– 0.13 A18-49 (#99)
– 0.08 A18-34 (#90)

The Greg Gutfeld Show (FOXNC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.565 million viewers (#10)
– 1.05 HH (#11)
– 0.17 A18-49 (#65)
– 0.07 A18-34 (#94)

Saturday Movie The Italian Job (2003) (FRFM, 5:25 PM, 160 min.)
– 0.467 million viewers (#86)
– 0.28 HH (#86)
– 0.16 A18-49 (#72)
– 0.09 A18-34 (#84)

Saturday Movie X-Men: First Class (FRFM, 10:45 PM, 195 min.)
– 0.375 million viewers (#93)
– 0.24 HH (#92)
– 0.16 A18-49 (#72)
– 0.13 A18-34 (#61)

UFC PPV Prelims 222 (FS1, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 0.905 million viewers (#41)
– 0.52 HH (#45)
– 0.31 A18-49 (#24)
– 0.20 A18-34 (#30)

Alien: Covenant (HBO, 8:00 PM, 122 min.)
– 1.250 million viewers (#16)
– 0.80 HH (#16)
– 0.37 A18-49 (#15)
– 0.14 A18-34 (#57)

World Championship Boxing: 3/3/18 Pre-Fight (HBO, 10:07 PM, 10 min.)
– 0.483 million viewers (#85)
– 0.32 HH (#85)
– 0.17 A18-49 (#65)
– 0.08 A18-34 (#90)

World Championship Boxing: 3/3/18 Bivol vs. Barrera (HBO, 10:17 PM, 45 min.)
– 0.512 million viewers (#83)
– 0.33 HH (#83)
– 0.19 A18-49 (#53)
– 0.11 A18-34 (#71)

House Hunters Renovation (HGTV, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.438 million viewers (#14)
– 0.92 HH (#13)
– 0.33 A18-49 (#20)
– 0.17 A18-34 (#37)

A Crime to Remember (ID, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.966 million viewers (#32)
– 0.70 HH (#25)
– 0.19 A18-49 (#53)
– 0.09 A18-34 (#84)

Movie-Acquired Premiere Bad Tutor (LIF, 8:00 PM, 122 min.)
– 0.740 million viewers (#55)
– 0.51 HH (#47)
– 0.18 A18-49 (#59)
– 0.10 A18-34 (#77)

Thundermans (NICK, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.096 million viewers (#24)
– 0.67 HH (#27)
– 0.19 A18-49 (#53)
– 0.16 A18-34 (#43)

Knight Squad (NICK, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.946 million viewers (#33)
– 0.59 HH (#37)
– 0.16 A18-49 (#72)
– 0.14 A18-34 (#57)

Iyanla, Fix My Life (OWN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.681 million viewers (#64)
– 0.49 HH (#49)
– 0.23 A18-49 (#37)
– 0.14 A18-34 (#57)

Showtime Championship Boxing: 2018 Pre-Fight (SHO, 9:00 PM, 36 min.)
– 0.437 million viewers (#91)
– 0.27 HH (#88)
– 0.16 A18-49 (#72)
– 0.09 A18-34 (#84)

Showtime Championship Boxing: 2018 Andre Dirrell vs. Jose Uzcategui (SHO, 9:36 PM, 37 min.)
– 0.673 million viewers (#68)
– 0.40 HH (#69)
– 0.26 A18-49 (#28)
– 0.16 A18-34 (#43)

Showtime Championship Boxing: 2018 Post-Fight (SHO, 10:13 PM, 31 min.)
– 0.784 million viewers (#50)
– 0.43 HH (#62)
– 0.31 A18-49 (#24)
– 0.21 A18-34 (#24)

Showtime Championship Boxing: 2018 Deontay Wilder vs. Luis Ortiz (SHO, 10:44 PM, 45 min.)
– 1.055 million viewers (#28)
– 0.59 HH (#37)
– 0.42 A18-49 (#12)
– 0.29 A18-34 (#19)

Say Yes to the Dress (TLC, 8:00 PM, 66 min.)
– 1.083 million viewers (#26)
– 0.75 HH (#19)
– 0.24 A18-49 (#33)
– 0.16 A18-34 (#43)

Say Yes: Wedding SOS (TLC, 9:06 PM, 63 min.)
– 0.920 million viewers (#35)
– 0.65 HH (#29)
– 0.22 A18-49 (#41)
– 0.16 A18-34 (#43)

Hear Me, Love Me, See Me (TLC, 10:09 PM, 62 min.)
– 0.665 million viewers (#69)
– 0.48 HH (#51)
– 0.20 A18-49 (#49)
– 0.15 A18-34 (#53)

Ghost Adventures Pop-Ups (TRAV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.570 million viewers (#79)
– 0.34 HH (#81)
– 0.23 A18-49 (#37)
– 0.13 A18-34 (#61)

Dead Files (TRAV, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.544 million viewers (#81)
– 0.35 HH (#78)
– 0.17 A18-49 (#65)
– 0.09 A18-34 (#84)

Liga MX Leon vs. UNAM (UDN, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 0.443 million viewers (#90)
– 0.25 HH (#91)
– 0.20 A18-49 (#49)
– 0.16 A18-34 (#43)

Liga MX 2 Guadalajara vs. America (UDN, 10:00 PM, 124 min.)
– 0.918 million viewers (#36)
– 0.44 HH (#58)
– 0.43 A18-49 (#11)
– 0.38 A18-34 (#11)

For the entire week of February 26-March 4, 2018 in Total Day (8 p.m. to 5:59 a.m.), Adult Swim is down 0.1 percent in viewership (773,000 vs. 774,000) and up 2.9 percent among Adults 18-49 (486,000 vs. 473,000) from one week earlier; the network is also down 9.2 percent in viewership (773,000 vs. 851,000) and down -9.7 percent among Adults 18-49 (486,000 vs. 538,000) from the same week one year ago (February 27-March 5, 2017).

Programming Insider TOONAMI – SATURDAY, MARCH 3, 2018












Adult Swim PROGRAM Viewers
(000)
A1849
rating
A1849
(000)
10:30 Dragon Ball Super 1155 0.50 642
11:00 Dragon Ball Z Kai: The Final Chapters 1030 0.46 593
11:30 Black Clover 708 0.32 417
12:00a Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders 596 0.28 363
12:30a Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphana 558 0.27 343
ProgrammingInsider.com
1:00a Hunter X Hunter (r) 507 0.24 315
1:30a Naruto: Shippuden (r) 479 0.22 288
2:00a Outlaw Star (r) 411 0.20 254
2:30a Space Dandy (r) 351 0.16 209
3:00a Cowboy Bebop (r) 367 0.19 243
3:30a Ghost in the Shell: 2nd Gig (r) 337 0.17 223

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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  1. Ratings for Teen Titans Go! at 9:00 am and 11:30 am and Ben 10 at noon and 7:45 pm on Cartoon Network?

    • Teen Titans Go! (Cartoon Network, 3/03/18 9:00-9:30 a.m.)
      – 929,000 viewers
      – 0.27 adults 18-49 rating

      Teen Titans Go! (Cartoon Network, 3/03/18 11:30 a.m.-noon)
      – 746,000 viewers
      – 0.21 adults 18-49 rating

      Ben 10 (Cartoon Network, 3/03/18 12:00-12:30 p.m.)
      – 695,000 viewers
      – 0.19 adults 18-49 rating

      Ben 10 (Cartoon Network, 3/03/18 7:45-8:00 p.m.)
      – 682,000 viewers
      – 0.19 adults 18-49 rating

    • SpongeBob SquarePants (Nickelodeon, 3/03/18 9:00-9:30 a.m.)
      – 1.266 million viewers
      – 0.31 adults 18-49 rating

      SpongeBob SquarePants (Nickelodeon, 3/03/18 9:30-10:00 a.m.)
      – 1.313 million viewers
      – 0.30 adults 18-49 rating

      SpongeBob SquarePants (Nickelodeon, 3/03/18 10:00-10:30 a.m.)
      – 1.306 million viewers
      – 0.32 adults 18-49 rating

      SpongeBob SquarePants (Nickelodeon, 3/03/18 10:30-11:00 a.m.)
      – 1.454 million viewers
      – 0.36 adults 18-49 rating

      SpongeBob SquarePants (Nickelodeon, 3/03/18 11:00-11:30 a.m.)
      – 1.441 million viewers
      – 0.39 adults 18-49 rating

      SpongeBob SquarePants (Nickelodeon, 3/03/18 11:30 a.m.-noon)
      – 1.502 million viewers
      – 0.37 adults 18-49 rating

    • Meow Manor (UP, late 3/03/18 2:30-3:00 a.m.)
      – 43,000 viewers
      – 0.02 adults 18-49 rating

      Cash Cowboys (Pop, 3/03/18 11:00-11:30 a.m.)
      – 19,000 viewers