With “The Big Bang Theory” off for the NCAA Tournament, just one show on broadcast TV managed to hit a 3.0 rating in adults 18-49 in the week of March 14-20. It was the Monday edition of “The Voice,” which came in at 3.0.

“NCIS” was tops in viewers for the week with just under 15.1 million.

Top 25 broadcast shows (including ties) in adults 18-49 for March 14-20, 2016

Rank Show Net 18-49 Rating 18-49 Viewers (000s)
1 THE VOICE – MONDAY NBC 3.0 3856
2 THE BACHELOR – F ABC 2.9 3640
3 THE VOICE – TUESDAY NBC 2.7 3484
4 THE BACHELOR: AFTER THE FINAL ROSE ABC 2.6 3341
4t LITTLE BIG SHOTS NBC 2.6 3279
6 MODERN FAMILY ABC 2.5 3199
7 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 2.1 2703
7t SURVIVOR CBS 2.1 2676
9 NCIS CBS 2.0 2533
9t THE GOLDBERGS ABC 2.0 2510
11 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 1.9 2466
11t NCAA TOURNAMENT – KANSAS/UCONN CBS 1.9 2439
11t NBA SATURDAY PRIMETIME ABC 1.9 2418
11t BLACK-ISH ABC 1.9 2365
15 NCAA TOURNAMENT PREGAME (Fri. 9:49 p.m.) CBS 1.8 2278
15t NCAA TOURNAMENT – NOTRE DAME/MICHIGAN CBS 1.8 2255
17 CROWDED (Tues. 10 p.m.) NBC 1.7 2210
17t THE MIDDLE ABC 1.7 2195
17t AMERICAN IDOL FOX 1.7 2122
20 60 MINUTES CBS 1.6 2092
20t THE PASSION – S FOX 1.6 2063
20t BLINDSPOT NBC 1.6 2047
20t SCANDAL ABC 1.6 2043
20t NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 1.6 2026
20t CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS – P CBS 1.6 2023
20t SCORPION CBS 1.6 1986

 

Top 25 broadcast shows in viewers for March 14-20, 2016

Rank Show Net Viewers (000s)
1 NCIS CBS 15098
2 LITTLE BIG SHOTS NBC 13322
3 THE VOICE – MONDAY NBC 12465
4 NCIS: NEW ORLEANS CBS 11967
5 THE VOICE – TUESDAY NBC 11187
6 60 MINUTES CBS 10243
7 CRIMINAL MINDS CBS 9801
8 THE BACHELOR – F ABC 9581
9 SURVIVOR CBS 9499
10 MADAM SECRETARY CBS 9407
11 THE BACHELOR: AFTER THE FINAL ROSE ABC 9243
12 SCORPION CBS 8955
13 CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS – P CBS 8881
14 NCIS: LOS ANGELES CBS 8781
15 AMERICAN IDOL FOX 8224
16 MODERN FAMILY ABC 8140
17 THE GOOD WIFE CBS 8079
18 GREY’S ANATOMY ABC 7830
19 THE MIDDLE ABC 7153
20 LITTLE BIG SHOTS – R NBC 7079
21 LAST MAN STANDING ABC 7041
22 THE GOLDBERGS ABC 6690
23 THE PASSION – S FOX 6648
24 SUPERGIRL CBS 6530
25 CROWDED (Tues. 10 p.m.) NBC 6517

All numbers are live + same-day. Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Rick Porter

Rick Porter has been covering TV since the days when networks sent screeners on VHS, one of which was a teaser for the first season of "American Idol." He's left-handed, makes a very solid grilled cheese and has been editor of TV by the Numbers since October 2015. He lives in Austin.

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