NBC tossed repeats against NCAA & ‘DWTS’; ‘Law & Order’ paced even


At 8 p.m. ET, “Chuck” (2.1 rating, 6 share in adults 18-49, 5.8 million viewers overall) matched a four-week high in adults 18-49 and hit a three-week high in total viewers. 

 “Chuck” is currently tied with Fox’s original “24” head-to-head from 8-9 p.m. in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 and ahead of “24” in adults 18-34, women 18-49 and women 18-34.

At 9 p.m. ET, “Trauma” averaged a 1.5/4 in 18-49 and 5.0 million viewers overall in a time period that included competition from CBS’s NCAA Basketball Championship, ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” and Fox’s “24.”  “Trauma” matched its highest 18-49 rating since November 30.  Week-to-week, “Trauma” is up 7 percent in total viewers (5.0 million vs. 4.7 million), pending updates.

At 10 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of “Law & Order” delivered a 1.3/3 in 18-49 and 4.7 million viewers overall.  From its first half-hour to its second, “Law & Order” grew by 17 percent in adults 18-49 (to a 1.4 from a 1.2).

NOTE: All national ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.  Season-to-date figures are averages of “live plus seven day” data except for the two most recent weeks, which are “live plus same day.” 

(source: information from NBC)