NBC & CBS Lead Among Adults 18-49, CBS on Top with Total Viewers in Week 8 Ending November 18, 2012

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November 20th, 2012

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In week 8 of the broadcast television season ending Sunday, November 18, 2012, NBC tied with CBS for first place among adults 18-49, each earning a 2.5 rating average. ABC took third with a 2.2 average. FOX was number four with a 1.7.  The CW finished last with a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating average.

CBS won the week with total viewers, 10.61  million viewers, ahead of second place ABC with 8.13 million viewers. NBC was third with 7.03 million, followed by FOX with 4.53 million, and the CW with 1.75 million.

Each adults 18-49 rating point is a percentage of the adults 18-49 US TV population and equals 1.265 million adults 18-49.

You can see last week's broadcast network primetime weekly TV ratings results here.

Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2012 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

  • Tony ^_^

    FOX really took a turn for the worse this season… :/


    CBS ties NBC w/ 2.5; time to start singing “Last Dance” to NBC!

    GO CBS!

  • Cory

    CBS had huge football overrun on Sundays and that’s what helped them tie with NBC.

  • 0megapart!cle

    The turnaround that NBC has managed to make this season is pretty remarkable.

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