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Thursday Final Ratings: NCAA Tournament on CBS and Turner Sports Tops All Adult and Male Prime Time Demos

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s broadcast network telecasts on Thursday, March 15:

Grey’s Anatomy (ABC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 7.176 million viewers
– 4.8/9 HH
– 1.8/8 A18-49 (2.6/11 F18-49, 0.9/4 M18-49)
– 1.3/8 A18-34 (2.0/11 F18-34, 0.6/4 M18-34)
– 2.1/7 A25-54 (3.0/10 F25-54, 1.2/4 M25-54)

Scandal (ABC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 4.736 million viewers
– 3.3/6 HH
– 1.1/4 A18-49 (1.6/6 F18-49, 0.6/2 M18-49)
– 0.7/4 A18-34 (1.1/5 F18-34, 0.4/2 M18-34)
– 1.4/5 A25-54 (2.0/6 F25-54, 0.8/3 M25-54)

How to Get Away with Murder (F) (ABC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 3.828 million viewers
– 2.7/5 HH
– 1.0/4 A18-49 (1.4/5 F18-49, 0.6/2 M18-49)
– 0.6/3 A18-34 (0.8/4 F18-34, 0.4/2 M18-34)
– 1.2/4 A25-54 (1.8/6 F25-54, 0.7/2 M25-54)

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament: First Round Davidson vs. Kentucky (S) (CBS, 7:00 PM, 146 min.)
– 5.918 million viewers
– 3.5/7 HH
– 1.7/8 A18-49 (1.2/6 F18-49, 2.1/11 M18-49)
– 1.3/9 A18-34 (1.0/6 F18-34, 1.6/12 M18-34)
– 2.0/8 A25-54 (1.4/6 F25-54, 2.5/11 M25-54)

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Bridge (S) (CBS, 9:26 PM, 16 min.)
– 4.352 million viewers
– 2.7/5 HH
– 1.3/5 A18-49 (1.0/4 F18-49, 1.6/7 M18-49)
– 0.9/5 A18-34 (0.7/4 F18-34, 1.1/7 M18-34)
– 1.6/5 A25-54 (1.2/4 F25-54, 2.0/7 M25-54)

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament: First Round Buffalo vs. Arizona (S) (CBS, 9:42 PM, 132 min.)
– 4.287 million viewers
– 2.7/5 HH
– 1.4/6 A18-49 (0.9/4 F18-49, 1.9/8 M18-49)
– 1.1/6 A18-34 (0.7/4 F18-34, 1.4/9 M18-34)
– 1.6/6 A25-54 (1.1/4 F25-54, 2.1/8 M25-54)

Superstore (NBC, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 3.933 million viewers
– 2.5/5 HH
– 1.0/4 A18-49 (1.1/5 F18-49, 0.9/4 M18-49)
– 0.6/3 A18-34 (0.5/3 F18-34, 0.6/4 M18-34)
– 1.4/5 A25-54 (1.5/5 F25-54, 1.2/5 M25-54)

A.P. Bio (NBC, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 3.072 million viewers
– 2.0/4 HH
– 0.9/4 A18-49 (0.9/4 F18-49, 0.8/3 M18-49)
– 0.5/3 A18-34 (0.5/3 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
– 1.1/4 A25-54 (1.2/4 F25-54, 1.0/4 M25-54)

Will & Grace (NBC, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 4.713 million viewers
– 3.1/6 HH
– 1.2/5 A18-49 (1.5/5 F18-49, 0.9/4 M18-49)
– 0.6/3 A18-34 (0.7/4 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
– 1.7/5 A25-54 (2.0/6 F25-54, 1.4/5 M25-54)

Champions (NBC, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 3.020 million viewers
– 1.9/3 HH
– 0.7/3 A18-49 (0.9/3 F18-49, 0.6/2 M18-49)
– 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.5/3 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
– 1.0/3 A25-54 (1.2/4 F25-54, 0.8/3 M25-54)

Chicago Fire (R) (NBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 3.649 million viewers
– 2.4/5 HH
– 0.6/3 A18-49 (0.8/3 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
– 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
– 0.9/3 A25-54 (1.1/4 F25-54, 0.7/2 M25-54)

Gotham (Fox, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.552 million viewers
– 1.6/3 HH
– 0.6/3 A18-49 (0.6/2 F18-49, 0.7/3 M18-49)
– 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.5/3 M18-34)
– 0.9/3 A25-54 (0.8/3 F25-54, 0.9/3 M25-54)

Showtime at the Apollo (Fox, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.488 million viewers
– 1.6/3 HH
– 0.6/2 A18-49 (0.7/2 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
– 0.4/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
– 0.8/3 A25-54 (0.9/3 F25-54, 0.7/2 M25-54)

Tough Mudder: Tougher Together (S) (CW, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.543 million viewers
– 0.4/1 HH
– 0.2/1 A18-49 (0.2/1 F18-49, 0.1/1 M18-49)
– 0.1/0 A18-34 (0.1/1 F18-34, 0.1/0 M18-34)
– 0.2/1 A25-54 (0.2/1 F25-54, 0.2/1 M25-54)

Arrow (R) (CW, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.539 million viewers
– 0.3/1 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)
– 0.2/1 A25-54 (0.2/1 F25-54, 0.2/1 M25-54)

La Rosa de Guadalupe (Univision, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.762 million viewers
– 1.0/2 HH
– 0.6/3 A18-49

El Rico y Lazaro (Univision, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.841 million viewers
– 1.0/2 HH
– 0.5/2 A18-49

Papa a Toda Madre (Univision, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.781 million viewers
– 1.0/2 HH
– 0.6/2 A18-49

Caer en Tentacion (Univision, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.600 million viewers
– 0.9/2 HH
– 0.5/2 A18-49

La Tierra Prometida (R) (UniMás, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.500 million viewers
– 0.3/1 HH
– 0.1/1 A18-49

La Nina (UniMás, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.475 million viewers
– 0.3/0 HH
– 0.2/1 A18-49

La Tierra Prometida (UniMás, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.189 million viewers
– 0.7/1 HH
– 0.3/1 A18-49

Renta Congelada (UniMás, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.478 million viewers
– 0.3/0 HH
– 0.1/1 A18-49

Renta Congelada (UniMás, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 0.264 million viewers
– 0.1/0 HH
– 0.1/0 A18-49

Caso Cerrado: Edición Estelar (Telemundo, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.461 million viewers
– 0.9/2 HH
– 0.4/2 A18-49
– 0.3/2 A18-34

José José: El Principe de La Canción (Telemundo, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.943 million viewers
– 0.6/1 HH
– 0.3/1 A18-49
– 0.2/1 A18-34

Al Otro Lado Del Muro (Telemundo, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.129 million viewers
– 0.7/1 HH
– 0.4/2 A18-49
– 0.3/1 A18-34

Enemigo Intimo (Telemundo, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.425 million viewers
– 0.8/2 HH
– 0.6/2 A18-49
– 0.4/2 A18-34

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s select cable telecasts on Thursday, March 15 (with the night’s cable ranks according to total viewers and adults 18-49 in parentheses):

60 Days In (A&E, 10:00 PM, 73 min.)
– 1.029 million viewers (#34)
– 0.71 HH (#28)
– 0.42 A18-49 (#10)
– 0.31 A18-34 (#12)

Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.170 million viewers (#23)
– 0.86 HH (#15)
– 0.23 A18-49 (#44)
– 0.13 A18-34 (#70)

Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.113 million viewers (#27)
– 0.78 HH (#23)
– 0.25 A18-49 (#38)
– 0.11 A18-34 (#79)

CNN Tonight (CNN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.179 million viewers (#21)
– 0.83 HH (#19)
– 0.26 A18-49 (#36)
– 0.10 A18-34 (#87)

Beat Bobby Flay (FOOD, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.156 million viewers (#24)
– 0.73 HH (#26)
– 0.39 A18-49 (#12)
– 0.31 A18-34 (#12)

Tucker Carlson Tonight (FOXNC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.741 million viewers (#3)
– 1.85 HH (#3)
– 0.27 A18-49 (#31)
– 0.10 A18-34 (#87)

Hannity (FOXNC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 3.214 million viewers (#1)
– 2.18 HH (#1)
– 0.30 A18-49 (#24)
– 0.14 A18-34 (#63)

The Ingraham Angle (FOXNC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.398 million viewers (#6)
– 1.65 HH (#5)
– 0.23 A18-49 (#44)
– 0.12 A18-34 (#74)

Atlanta (FX, 10:00 PM, 38 min.)
– 0.561 million viewers (#73)
– 0.38 HH (#69)
– 0.27 A18-49 (#31)
– 0.27 A18-34 (#17)

Flip or Flop Vegas (HGTV, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.270 million viewers (#17)
– 0.84 HH (#16)
– 0.29 A18-49 (#27)
– 0.19 A18-34 (#32)

House Hunters (HGTV, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.451 million viewers (#13)
– 1.00 HH (#13)
– 0.32 A18-49 (#20)
– 0.19 A18-34 (#32)

House Hunters International (HGTV, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
– 1.513 million viewers (#12)
– 1.04 HH (#11)
– 0.31 A18-49 (#23)
– 0.15 A18-34 (#59)

Swamp People (HIST, 9:00 PM, 63 min.)
– 1.835 million viewers (#9)
– 1.07 HH (#9)
– 0.35 A18-49 (#18)
– 0.20 A18-34 (#29)

Truck Night in America (HIST, 10:03 PM, 62 min.)
– 1.075 million viewers (#29)
– 0.67 HH (#31)
– 0.25 A18-49 (#38)
– 0.12 A18-34 (#74)

Pandora’s Box: Unleashing (ID, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.174 million viewers (#22)
– 0.80 HH (#22)
– 0.27 A18-49 (#31)
– 0.16 A18-34 (#52)

Diabolical (ID, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 1.337 million viewers (#15)
– 0.92 HH (#14)
– 0.36 A18-49 (#15)
– 0.16 A18-34 (#52)

Project Runway All Stars (LIF, 9:00 PM, 64 min.)
– 1.191 million viewers (#20)
– 0.84 HH (#16)
– 0.22 A18-49 (#49)
– 0.11 A18-34 (#79)

All In with Chris Hayes (MSNBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.035 million viewers (#7)
– 1.45 HH (#7)
– 0.23 A18-49 (#44)
– 0.08 A18-34 (#97)

Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 3.178 million viewers (#2)
– 2.13 HH (#2)
– 0.38 A18-49 (#13)
– 0.17 A18-34 (#44)

Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell (MSNBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 2.552 million viewers (#4)
– 1.77 HH (#4)
– 0.29 A18-49 (#27)
– 0.10 A18-34 (#87)

Jersey Shore Road to Vacation (MTV, 8:00 PM, 61 min.)
– 0.403 million viewers (#80)
– 0.26 HH (#82)
– 0.21 A18-49 (#55)
– 0.25 A18-34 (#21)

Life Below Compilation (NGC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.983 million viewers (#38)
– 0.63 HH (#36)
– 0.13 A18-49 (#94)
– 0.08 A18-34 (#97)

Lip Sync Battle (PAR, 10:00 PM, 32 min.)
– 0.427 million viewers (#78)
– 0.29 HH (#78)
– 0.17 A18-49 (#66)
– 0.14 A18-34 (#63)

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament: First Round San Diego State vs. Houston (TBS, 7:31 PM, 152 min.)
– 1.768 million viewers (#10)
– 1.07 HH (#9)
– 0.65 A18-49 (#3)
– 0.56 A18-34 (#5)

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Bridge (TBS, 10:03 PM, 16 min.)
– 1.729 million viewers (#11)
– 1.01 HH (#12)
– 0.62 A18-49 (#4)
– 0.50 A18-34 (#7)

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament: First Round Montana vs. Michigan (TBS, 10:19 PM, 147 min.)
– 1.889 million viewers (#8)
– 1.16 HH (#8)
– 0.66 A18-49 (#2)
– 0.51 A18-34 (#6)

My 600-Lb. Life: Super Sized (TLC, 8:00 PM, 120 min.)
– 0.730 million viewers (#59)
– 0.48 HH (#54)
– 0.22 A18-49 (#49)
– 0.17 A18-34 (#44)

My 600 Lb. Life: Skin Tight: Trans (TLC, 10:00 PM, 61 min.)
– 0.660 million viewers (#64)
– 0.45 HH (#58)
– 0.19 A18-49 (#62)
– 0.14 A18-34 (#63)

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament: First Round Radford vs. Villanova (TNT, 6:42 PM, 139 min.)
– 1.277 million viewers (#16)
– 0.84 HH (#16)
– 0.45 A18-49 (#9)
– 0.39 A18-34 (#9)

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Bridge (TNT, 9:01 PM, 18 min.)
– 0.819 million viewers (#51)
– 0.54 HH (#47)
– 0.30 A18-49 (#24)
– 0.26 A18-34 (#19)

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament: First Round Alabama vs. Virginia Tech (TNT, 9:19 PM, 153 min.)
– 2.472 million viewers (#5)
– 1.55 HH (#6)
– 0.93 A18-49 (#1)
– 0.85 A18-34 (#1)

Mysteries at the Museum (TRAV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.814 million viewers (#53)
– 0.51 HH (#52)
– 0.15 A18-49 (#85)
– 0.07 A18-34 (#100)

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament: First Round Stephen F. Austin vs. Texas Tech (TRU, 7:17 PM, 155 min.)
– 1.407 million viewers (#14)
– 0.81 HH (#21)
– 0.47 A18-49 (#7)
– 0.37 A18-34 (#11)

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Bridge (TRU, 9:52 PM, 17 min.)
– 1.129 million viewers (#26)
– 0.66 HH (#32)
– 0.41 A18-49 (#11)
– 0.26 A18-34 (#19)

NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament: First Round St. Bonaventure vs. Florida (TRU, 10:09 PM, 144 min.)
– 0.908 million viewers (#40)
– 0.55 HH (#46)
– 0.34 A18-49 (#19)
– 0.28 A18-34 (#16)

American Ninja Warrior: Ninja Vs. Ninja (USA, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
– 0.600 million viewers (#69)
– 0.36 HH (#71)
– 0.21 A18-49 (#55)
– 0.19 A18-34 (#32)

RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 3 (VH1, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.589 million viewers (#71)
– 0.36 HH (#71)
– 0.27 A18-49 (#31)
– 0.24 A18-34 (#23)

Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta (WETV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
– 0.403 million viewers (#80)
– 0.29 HH (#78)
– 0.17 A18-49 (#66)
– 0.12 A18-34 (#74)

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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