After four weeks of the 2013-2014 broadcast television season (through Sunday, October 20, 2013), NBC is in first place among adults 18-49, with a 3.2 rating average, up 3 percent from last season. CBS was second, with a 2.6 rating average, down 4 percent from last season. ABC took third with a 2.4, even with last season and FOX took fourth with a 2.3, down 4 percent from last season. Univsion was fifth with a 1.2, down 14 percent from last season. The CW finished sixth with a 0.6 adults 18-49 rating average, even with the previous season.
Among total viewers, CBS is ahead for the season averaging 11.379 million viewers. NBC is second with 9.881m, followed by ABC with 8.726m, FOX with 6.789m, and CW with 1.565 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. The season-to-date numbers are "Most Current" ratings, which are Live+7 Day for all but the two most recent weeks and Live+ Same Day for the two most recent weeks.
You can see last week's broadcast network primetime weekly TV ratings results here.
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