On the first Thursday of daylight saving time, which saw TV usage among adults 18 to 49 drop 7% from the previous week, CBS took the night in total viewers and the advertiser-coveted 18 to 49 demographic.
"Mom," meanwhile, brought in 9.18 million viewers and was up 5% in the demographic with a 2.3 rating.
Ratings for the eye network are subject to change in the nationals due to preemptions or delays for college basketball in markets including Greensboro, Charlotte and Raleigh, N.C.
Despite some of its dramas notching lows among adults 18 to 49, ABC still managed to place second for the night in the demographic.
Midseason entrant "American Crime," with 5.8 million viewers and a 1.4 in the demographic, more than doubled the time-period premiere of NBC's "The Slap" in adults 18 to 49, but finished behind "Elementary." It fell 30% in the demographic in its second week, earning a 1.4 over last week's 2.0. The show did win the hour across all key women's demographics (18-34, 18-49, 25-54).
All that kept Fox from hitting any high notes with its two-hour block of
On NBC, "Dateline: The Real Blacklist" nabbed a 0.8 in the demographic, matching last week's performance of "The Slap" in the time slot. And "The Blacklist" was on par with last week with a 1.8 in the demographic. While "The Slap" proved less fulfilling than since-yanked "Allegiance" in the slot, with a 0.6 in the demographic and 2.9 million viewers. (Last week's episode of "Allegiance," its last as NBC pulled it from its schedule, brought in a 0.8 rating and 3.3 million viewers.)
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