After twelve weeks of the 2013-2014 broadcast television season (through Sunday, December 15, 2013), NBC is in first place among adults 18-49, with a 3.2 rating average, up a tenth from last season. CBS was second with a 2.7 adults 18-49 rating, down two tenths from last season. FOX took third with a 2.5 rating average, up a tenth from last season, and ABC came in fourth with a 2.4, down a tenth from last season. Univsion was fifth with a 1.2, down three tenths from last season. The CW finished sixth with a 0.9 adults 18-49 rating average, up a tenth from the previous season.
Among total viewers, CBS is ahead for the season averaging 11.75 million viewers. NBC is second with 9.90 million, followed by ABC with 8.49 million, FOX with 7.31 million, Univision with 3.21 million and CW with 2.07 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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