For the week’s top 25 broadcast TV show ratings click here.

Fueled by finales of Hell’s Kitchen and So You Think You Can Dance FOX won the week with adults 18-49 with a bit of room to spare.   CBS came out on top with viewers.  ABC slipped to last place among the four major broadcast nets with adults 18-49, and also trailed Univision in that demographic.


The network’s average viewership is now charted in millions of viewers, just like we report all other average viewership information on the site, not in viewership rating. I couldn’t figure out a way to keep the same look to the chart and create two different axes, so I eliminated the units label from the vertical axis entirely, just pay attention to the numbers themselves and note the units (million viewers on the left, rating on the right) below the bars.

Note that the chart includes both  AVERAGE VIEWERSHIP (on the left side) and ADULTS 18-49 RATINGS (on the right) using the same vertical axis scale.

Each adults 18-49 rating point is a percentage of the adults 18-49 US TV population in that demographic group and equals 1.32 million adults 18-49.

You can see past week’s broadcast network primetime weekly TV ratings results here.

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