2013-2014 Season: NBC Leads Among Adults 18-49 & CBS Tops Total Viewers Through Week 8 Ending November 17, 2013

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November 19th, 2013

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After eight weeks of the 2013-2014 broadcast television season (through Sunday, November 17, 2013), NBC is in first place among adults 18-49, with a 3.1 rating average, down 3 percent from last season.  CBS was second with a 2.7  adults 18-49 rating, down 4% from last season. FOX was third with a 2.5 rating average up 4% and ABC was fourth with a 2.4, down 8% from last season.  Univsion was fifth with a 1.3, down 13 percent from last season. The CW finished sixth with a 0.9 adults 18-49 rating average, up 13 percent from the previous season.

Among  total viewers, CBS is ahead for the season  averaging 11.944 million viewers. NBC is second with 9.696m, followed by ABC with 8.588m, FOX with7.455m, Univision with 3.320 and CW with 2.020 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.

Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2013 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

  • Flame

    Fox is actually UP? Gues sit must have been the longer World Series, because otherwise their ratings are pretty abysmal.

  • Fred

    Wait, if ABC only has a 2.4 and FOX has a 2.5 then FOX is in 3rd place, right?

  • Tony JJ

    Is it a typo or should ABC and FOX be switched? 2.4 < 2.5.

  • romo

    Score another win for proofreading.

  • La Hood

    I have been a big supporter of NBC every since abc stab us soap fans in our back. Down with abc :(

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