With the NFC Divisional playoff game (Packers/Falcons) in Saturday prime time, there was no doubt that Fox would top the rest of the broadcast networks 18-49 ratings for the week. Fox averaged a 3.7 adults 18-49for the week.
CBS got a Sunday night boost from their AFC Divisional game overrun and finished in second place with a 2.9 rating average. ABC finished third with a 2.1 rating average, and NBC without any football fell to fourth with a 2.0 rating average.
CBS has the AFC Championship in Sunday primetime this week. Expect a monster 18-49 win from them.
As usual, CBS topped the press release friendly, but advertiser ignored average viewership for the week.
The network's average viewership is charted in millions of viewers, just like we report all other average viewership information on the site, and adults 18-49 is charted as ratings points. Note the units (million viewers on the left, rating on the right) below the bars.
Each adults 18-49 rating point is a percentage of the adults 18-49 US TV population and equals 1.315 million adults 18-49.
You can see past week's broadcast network primetime weekly TV ratings results here.
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