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.
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