US Television Households by Season

Categories: TV Ratings Reference

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August 28th, 2007

US Television Households by Season

Season

Traditional TV Season

Total US Households

Total US TV Households

% of US TV Households

1 Household Rating Point =

2005-06

9/19/05-5/24/06

112,260,000

110,200,000

98.20%

1,102,000

2004-05

9/20/04-5/24/04

111,630,000

109,600,000

98.20%

1,096,000

2003-04

9/22/03 - 5/26/04

110,420,000

108,410,000

98.20%

1,084,100

2002-03

9/23/02 - 5/21/03

108,620,000

106,700,000

98.20%

1,067,000

2001-02

9/24/01 - 5/22/02

107,400,000

105,500,000

98.20%

1,055,000

2000-01

10/02/00 - 5/23/01

104,080,000

102,200,000

98.20%

1,022,000

1999-00

9/20/99 - 5/24/00

102,680,000

100,800,000

98.20%

1,008,000

1998-99

9/21/98 - 5/26/99

101,240,000

99,400,000

98.20%

994,000

1997-98

9/22/97 - 5/20/98

99,680,000

98,000,000

98.30%

980,000

1996-97

9/16/96 - 5/21/97

98,610,000

97,000,000

98.40%

970,000

1995-96

9/18/95 - 5/22/96

97,540,000

95,900,000

98.30%

959,000

1994-95

9/19/94 - 5/24/95

97,050,000

95,400,000

98.30%

954,000

1993-94

9/20/93 - 4/17/94

95,860,000

94,200,000

98.30%

942,000

1992-93

9/21/92 - 4/18/93

94,700,000

93,100,000

98.30%

931,000

1991-92

9/16/91 - 4/12/92

93,680,000

92,100,000

98.30%

921,000

1990-91

9/17/90 - 4/14/91

94,800,000

93,100,000

98.20%

931,000

1989-90

9/18/89 - 4/15/90

93,760,000

92,100,000

98.20%

921,000

1988-89

9/18/88 - 4/16/89

92,030,000

90,400,000

98.20%

904,000

1987-88

9/14/87 - 4/10/88

90,270,000

88,600,000

98.10%

886,000

1986-87

9/21/86 - 4/19/87

89,130,000

87,400,000

98.10%

874,000

1985-86

9/22/85 - 4/20/86

87,590,000

85,900,000

98.10%

859,000

1984-85

9/23/84 - 4/21/85

86,530,000

84,900,000

98.10%

849,000

1983-84

9/18/83 - 4/15/84

85,430,000

83,800,000

98.10%

838,000

1982-83

9/19/82 - 4/17/83

84,940,000

83,300,000

98.10%

833,000

1981-82

9/20/81 - 4/18/82

83,120,000

81,500,000

98.10%

815,000

1980-81

9/21/80 - 4/19/81

81,480,000

79,900,000

98.10%

799,000

1979-80

 

77,900,000

76,300,000

97.90%

763,000

1978-79

9/11/78 - 9/09/79

76,240,000

74,500,000

97.70%

745,000

1977-78

 

74,700,000

72,900,000

97.60%

729,000

1976-77

 

73,100,000

71,200,000

97.40%

712,000

1975-76

 

71,460,000

69,600,000

97.40%

696,000

1974-75

 

70,520,000

68,500,000

97.10%

685,000

1973-74

 

68,310,000

66,200,000

96.90%

662,000

1972-73

 

67,210,000

64,800,000

96.40%

648,000

1971-72

 

64,850,000

62,100,000

95.80%

621,000

1970-71

 

62,910,000

60,100,000

95.50%

601,000

1969-70

 

61,410,000

58,500,000

95.30%

585,000

1968-69

 

60,090,000

57,000,000

94.90%

570,000

1967-68

 

59,260,000

56,000,000

94.50%

560,000

1966-67

 

58,240,000

54,900,000

94.30%

549,000

1965-66

 

57,250,000

53,800,000

94.00%

538,000

1964-65

 

56,490,000

52,600,000

93.10%

526,000

1963-64

 

55,690,000

51,300,000

92.10%

513,000

1962-63

 

54,870,000

49,800,000

90.80%

498,000

1961-62

 

54,250,000

49,000,000

90.30%

490,000

1960-61

 

53,100,000

46,900,000

88.30%

469,000

1959-60

 

52,000,000

45,200,000

86.90%

452,000

1958-59

 

51,220,000

43,620,000

85.20%

436,200

1957-58

 

50,370,000

41,920,000

83.20%

419,200

1956-57

 

49,400,000

38,650,000

78.20%

386,500

1955-56

 

48,600,000

34,600,000

71.20%

346,000

1954-55

 

47,620,000

30,200,000

63.40%

302,000

1953-54

 

46,750,000

26,240,000

56.10%

262,400

1952-53

 

46,140,000

20,400,000

44.20%

204,000

1951-52

 

45,300,000

15,050,000

33.20%

150,500

1950-51

 

44,410,000

9,830,000

22.10%

98,300

1949-50

 

43,410,000

3,380,000

7.80%

33,800

NOTE: NBC 1950-1969; Nielsen Media Research 1970-present September every year.

 

All years data prior to 1988-1989 excluded Alaska & Hawaii.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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