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.
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