Following February sweeps the broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, CW, FOX, ABC, Telemundo and Univision) tend to air reruns in March but there were some new shows on Tuesday night including the telenovelas and the premiere of CORAZON VALIENTE. Below is a summary of the overnight Nielsen ratings.
Among adults 18-49, FOX averaged a 2.0 rating, nipping the 1.8 rating for CBS in the key demographic. NBC averaged a 1.6 rating for third, beating ABC's 1.3 rating and the 0.6 rating for The CW.
Overall, CBS averaged 11.5 million viewers and a 7.7 rating/12 share for Tuesday night, scoring a win over the 3.2/5 and 4.85 million viewers for NBC. ABC also delivered a 3.2/5, with 4.605 million viewers, ahead of the 2.8/4 and 4.53 million viewers for FOX. The CW averaged a 0.9/1 and 1.26 million viewers.
Univision averaged 3.31 million viewers and a 1.3 rating among adults 18-49 for Tuesday night.
8 p.m. - Univision was in fourth place with a 1.5 for UNA FAMILIAR CON SUERTE. The CW and Telemundo tied for sixth at 0.7, CW for 90210 (1.29 million viewers) and Telemundo for UNA MAID EN MANHATTAN.
9 p.m. - ABC was fourth with a 1.5 for THE RIVER (4.2 million viewers). Univision came in fifth with a 1.1 for EL TALISMAN. Telemundo finished sixth with a 0.8 for the premiere of CORAZON VALIENTE. The CW was up slightly but once again in seventh place with a 0.5 for RINGER (1.235 million).
10 p.m. - CBS and Univision tied for the lead at 1.4, CBS for a repeat of UNFORGETTABLE and Univision for LA QUE NO PODIA AMAR. Telemundo was fifth with a 0.4 for RELACIONES PELIGROSAS.
Cable ratings are coming soon.