After five weeks of the 2013-2014 broadcast television season (through Sunday, October 270, 2013), NBC is in first place among adults 18-49, with a 3.1 rating average, down 3 percent from last season. FOX was second woth a 2.7 adults 18-49 ratingm even with last season. CBS was third, with a 2.6 rating average, down 10 percent from last season. ABC took fourth with a 2.4, down 11 percent from last season. Univsion was fifth with a 1.3, down 13 percent from last season. The CW finished sixth with a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating average, down 13 percent from the previous season.
Among total viewers, CBS is ahead for the season averaging 11.468 million viewers. NBC is second with 9.711m, followed by ABC with 8.336m, FOX with 8.032m, and CW with 1.745 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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