10:08am PT by Michael O'Connell
TV Ratings: 'Hannibal' Improves Amid More March Madness
Ahead of time zone adjustments, CBS' coverage of NCAA basketball won Friday with an average 3.1 rating among adults 18-49.
A two-hour Dateline (1.4 adults) led into a lifted Hannibal (1.1 adults) on NBC. The drama was up two-tenths of a point to tie a season high. The network averaged a 1.3 rating with adults 18-49 and 6.6 million viewers.
Last Man Standing (1.3 adults) matched the most recent episode, while The Neighbors (1.0 adults) improved a tenth of a point. A Shark Tank repeat led into a softer 20/20 (1.3 adults -- down half of a point). ABC took a 1.2 rating with adults 18-49 and 5.7 million viewers.
Rake (0.4 adults) and Enlisted (0.4 adults) both dropped a tenth of a point on Fox to lows. Raising Hope (0.5 adults) improved a tenth of a point, and the network averaged a 0.4 in the demo and 1.7 million viewers.
The CW saw Whose Line Is It Anyway (0.5 adults) drop a tenth of a point and Hart of Dixie (0.4 adults) improve by the same measure.