With most broadcasters airing a mix of repeats and new episodes, Fox cruised to an easy win in the primetime adults 18-49 ratings competition for the week averaging a 3.4 adults 18-49 rating.
CBS averaged just a 2.1 adults 18-49 rating for the week in second place. ABC, NBC and Univision finished tied for third third with a 1.5 adults 18-49 rating.
In a rare occurrence, Fox edged CBS for the top of the press release friendly, but revenue meaningless, average viewership for the week.
The network’s average viewership is charted in millions of viewers, just like we report all other average viewership information on the site, and adults 18-49 is charted as ratings points. Note the units (million viewers on the left, rating on the right) below the bars.
Each adults 18-49 rating point is a percentage of the adults 18-49 US TV population and equals 1.315 million adults 18-49.
You can see past week’s broadcast network primetime weekly TV ratings results here.
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