Fringe couldn't compete with CBS' March Madness coverage, hitting a season low in its spring return.
The sci-fi series grabbed 2.88 million viewers and a season-low 0.9 rating in the adults ages 18-49 demographic for its first of eight new episodes. Supernatural also fell to 1.57 million viewers, but Nikita rose to 1.56 million viewers.
CBS' March Madness coverage easily won the night with 6.53 million viewers and a 2.2 rating.
CBS: NCAA Basketball 6.5 million viewers (2.2 demo rating)
ABC: Shark Tank 5.9 million (1.5)
Fox: Kitchen Nightmares 3.06 million (1.0)
NBC: Who Do You Think You Are? 5.7 million (1.0)
CW: Nikita 1.5 million (0.5)
ABC: Primetime What Would You Do? 5.1 million (1.6)