The NCAA finals on Monday rocked for CBS, which ended the night with a 4.9 rating in 18-49, according to Nielsen. The game was down 20% from last year but more than enough to give CBS a sizable win in both the demo and viewers (14.6 million).
The Big Bang Theory started the evening with a 3.0 and 9.8 million viewers, followed by the pre-game telecast (2.1). The game earned a 6.0, down from last year’s 8.4.
NBC came in second with a 2.8. The Voice (3.4, 11.7 million) managed to hold steady over last week and averaged 11.7 million. At 10, a special run of American Dream Builders earned a 1.6 and 5.4 million viewers.
ABC was third with a 1.8. Dancing with the Stars earned a 2.1, down 9% from last week. It averaged 13.8 million viewers. The episode of Castle was a repeat.
Fox was fourth with a 1.5. Bones earned a 1.6 and 6.4 million, and The Following, a 1.4 and 4.4 million.