In week 47 of the broadcast television season ending Sunday, August 12, 2012, NBC was number one among adults 18-49 with a 7.9 rating average, driven by Olympics coverage. Univision was second with a 1.4 rating average. CBS was number three with a 1.0 rating average. FOX & ABC tied for fourth, both earning a 0.9 rating average. The CW finished last with a 0.2 adults 18-49 rating average.
NBC won the week with total viewers, averaging 26.06 million viewers, far ahead of second place CBS with 4.12 million viewers. Univision was third with 3.76 million, followed by ABC with 3.04 million, FOX with 2.24 million, and the CW with 0.60 million.
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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