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MAR
30
1 years

TV Ratings: 'Touch' Hits Low, 'Happy Endings' Makes Weak Friday Debut

ABC's displaced comedy falls short of its Tuesday showings, while broadcast TV sees more dips and March Madness tops on CBS.

NCAA March Madness - H - 2013
Friday night's NCAA basketball match-up between the Michigan Wolverines and Kansas Jayhawks.

Preliminary returns for CBS' NCAA basketball coverage give the network a 1.9 adults rating and 6.4 million viewers, easily topping all broadcast networks for the night.

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Happy Endings returned to ABC with back-to-back episodes earning a respective 0.9 and 0.7 adults ratings. The series last back-to-back block on a January Tuesday brought a 1.2 and 1.3 rating in the key demo. Shark Tank returned from a break down three tenths for a 1.7 adults rating, and 20/20 pulled a 1.4 in the demo, down two tenths.

Fashion Star (0.8 adults) was up a tenth from last week, while Grimm (1.3 adults) dropped by the same measure. Rock Center With Brian Williams (0.8 adults) was even with last week.

On Fox, a new episode of Touch (0.5 adults) was down two tenths for a series low.

Nikita (0.4 adults) and Cult (0.2 adults) held last week's scores.