After fourteen weeks of the 2011-12 TV season (through 12/25/11), CBS and FOX remain tied in the advertiser prized adults 18-49 ratings for the season with a 3.2 average rating. ABC is third with a 2.6 rating. NBC is fourth with a 2.5 rating. Univision is in fifth with a 1.5 rating average. CW is sixth with a 0.8 rating average (down 25%).
Among total viewers, CBS is comfortably ahead for the season averaging 12.28 million viewers. ABC is second with 8.97m, followed by FOX with 8.88m, NBC with 7.41m, Univision with 3.55m and CW with 1.94 million.
Note that these season to date ratings averages are "Most Current" ratings which is a combination of Live + 7 Day DVR viewing for weeks more than 2 weeks ago and Live + Same Day DVR viewing for the immediately preceding 2 weeks.
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