CBS Leads Among Adults 18-49 and With Total Viewers in Week 12 Ending December 16, 2012

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December 18th, 2012

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In week 12 of the broadcast television season ending Sunday, December 16, 2012, CBS came in first place among adults 18-49 with a 3.1 rating average.  NBC came in second with a 2.3. FOX was third with a 1.6 and ABC was fourth with a 1.5 average.  The CW finished last with a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating average.

CBS won the week with total viewers, with 11.89 million viewers, ahead of second place NBC with 7.26 million viewers. ABC was third with 5.13,  FOX was fourth with 4.36 million, followed by  the CW with 1.66 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.


    Utterly IMPRESSIVE 18-49 average 3.1 for CBS!

  • American

    The start of the inevitable downward trend for NBC. Well, it was good while it lasted!

  • cass rowland

    abc will be fine in january when the regular programing returns

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