New lineup produces same result for Fox kidvid

Fox’s Saturday morning kid’s programming with four new series in new timeslots continued its winning streak for the week of March 13-19, according to Nielsen’s daytime and fringe ratings.

Fox Children’s Network averaged a 3.5 rating and 13 share for 8 a.m.-noon and a 5.9/25 in kid’s 2-11. “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” posted an 8.2/34 at 8:30 in the 2-11 category, “Animaniacs” at 8 a.m. delivered a 6.1/32. “Eek! Stravaganza,” moving from 9:30 a.m. to 9:00 averaged a 6.5/24, and “Batman & Robin” at 9:30 averaged a 7.3/26.

In late-night, CBS’ coverage of the NCAA basketball tourney meant “Late Show With David Letterman” faced NBC’s “Tonight Show With Jay Leno” only Monday through Wednesday. “Late Show” averaged a 4.4/14 household rating to “Tonight’s” 4.1/13. For the full week, “Tonight” averaged a 4.7/15. ABC’s “Nightline” averaged a 5.2/15 for the 11:35-12 a.m. half-hour. It was third in key demos.

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