After twenty-six weeks of the 2013-2014 broadcast television season (through Sunday, March 23, 2014), NBC is in first place among adults 18-49 with a 3.0 rating average, up 20 percent from last season. FOX was second with a 2.7, up 4 percent from last season. CBS was third with a 2.4 rating average, down 20 percent from last season. ABC was fourth with a 2.1 down 9 percent from last season. Univision was fifth with a 1.2, down 20% from last season. The CW finished sixth with a 0.8 adults 18-49 rating average, up 14% from last season.
Among total viewers, CBS is ahead for the season averaging 10.808 million viewers. NBC is second with 10.008 million, followed by FOX with 7.912 million, ABC with 7.455 million, Univision with 3.039 and CW with 1.875 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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