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Fox' 4.8 overnight Nielsen rating for yesterday's Kobalt Tools 500 from Atlanta Motor Speedway marks the first NASCAR Sprint Cup race of the season to see a year-over-year ratings gain. The race was also the first telecast of the season that did not face competition from the Winter Olympics. On ABC last night, the Academy Awards earned a 27.6 overnight Nielsen rating, up 18.5% from a 23.3 last year. The chart below lists overnight ratings from weekend sports telecasts (THE DAILY).SHOWDATENETTIMERAT."Race To March Madness"3/6ABC5:00-6:00pm0.6NCAA Basketball: West Virginia-Villanova3/6CBS12:00-2:45pm1.2
NCAA Basketball: Kansas-Missouri3/6CBS2:45-4:15pm1.2 NCAA Basketball: UCLA-Arizona State3/6CBS4:15-6:15pm0.8 Gymnastics: American Cup3/6NBC1:00-3:00pm1.0 PGA Tour: Honda Classic: Third Round3/6NBC3:00-6:00pm1.4 "NBA Countdown"3/7ABC2:00-2:30pm1.0 NBA: Lakers-Magic3/7ABC2:30-5:00pm2.8 NCAA Basketball: Florida-Kentucky3/7CBS12:00-2:00pm1.5 NCAA Basketball: MVC Championship:
Northern Iowa-Wichita State3/7CBS2:00-4:00pm0.9
NCAA Basketball: Michigan-Michigan State3/7CBS4:00-6:00pm1.0 NASCAR Sprint Cup: Kobalt Tools 5003/7Fox1:00-5:00pm4.8 NHL: Red Wings-Blackhawks3/7NBC12:30-3:00pm1.2 PGA Tour: Honda Classic: Final Round3/7NBC3:00-6:00pm1.8