|Adults 18-49: Rating/Share||1.7/5||1.3/4||1.2/4||0.8/3|
|Total Viewers (million)||5.527||4.813||5.297||4.149|
Due to the nature of live sports programming the ratings for ABC and FOX and part of CBS’s line-up (College Football) are approximate and subject to more than the typical adjustments in the final numbers.
FOX was number one last night with adults 18-49 while CBS was on top with total viewers.
On ABC, College Football (Texas/Kansas State) scored a preliminary 1.3 adults 18-49 rating, way down from last week’s 4.4.
On FOX, College Football (Nebraska/Wisconsin) notched a preliminary 1.7 adults 18-49 rating ,up from last week’s 0.5.
On CBS,the end of the Alabama/Georgia game scrambled the ratings for Made In Jersey. 48 Hours earned a 1.2 adults 18-49 rating, up from last week’s 0.7.
On NBC, the annual telecast of It’s a Wonderful Life earned a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating.
Broadcast primetime ratings for Saturday, December 1, 2012
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating/Sh||Viewers (millions)|
|8:00||FOX||College Football: Nebraska versus Wisconsin (8-10PMPM) – Live||1.7/5||5.53|
|CBS||Football (Alabama versus Georgia) (Live)/Made In Jersey||1.5/5||5.13|
|ABC||College Football: Texas at Kansas State (8-11PM) – Live||1.3/4||4.81|
|NBC||It’s a Wonderful Life – R (8-11PM)||0.8/3||4.15|
|9:00||CBS||Criminal Minds – R||1.1/3||4.78|
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