“Jeopardy!” finished with a 5.2 household rating, while “Family Feud” led its second week in a row with a 5.4 rating, for the week ending March 28. It should be noted that the syndication faced heavy preemptions due to CBS’ coverage of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.
The 5.2 rating is the lowest for “Jeopardy!” since the week ending Jan. 3, which was right before Alex Trebek’s final week. The final episodes for the longtime host, who died in November following a battle with pancreatic cancer, hit season highs in early January. The show pulled in a 6.6 rating across his farewell week, with his final episode on Jan. 8 drawing 14 million viewers, more than any episode in over a year.
Since then, the show has had