In week 26 of the broadcast television season ending Sunday, March 18, 2012 FOX and CBS tied for the lead in adults 18-49 with a 2.2 adults 18-49average. ABC came in third with a 2.0 adults 18-49 rating average, and NBC was fourth with 1.6. Univision was fifth with a 1.5 adults 18-49 rating. The CW finished sixth with a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating average.
CBS won the week with total viewers, averaging 8.1 million viewers, ahead of second place ABC with 6.82 million average. FOX was third with 6.63 million, followed by NBC with 5.48m, Univision with 3.64m, and the CW with 1.37m.
Each adults 18-49 rating point is a percentage of the adults 18-49 US TV population and equals 1.279 million adults 18-49.
You can see last week's broadcast network primetime weekly TV ratings results here.
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