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In week 48 of the broadcast television season ending Sunday, August 19, 2012, FOXwas number one among adults 18-49 with a 1.6 rating average. NBC was second with a 1.5 rating average. Univision was number three with a 1.3 rating average.  CBS was fourth with a 1.1 rating average. ABC was fifth with a 1.0 rating average. The CW finished last with a 0.3 adults 18-49 rating average.

NBC won the week with total viewers, averaging 5.25 million viewers, ahead of second place CBS with 5.13 million viewers. FOX was third with 4.26 million, followed by ABC with 3.664 million, Univision with 3.31 million, and the CW with 0.72 million.

Each adults 18-49 rating point is a percentage of the adults 18-49 US TV population and equals 1.279 million adults 18-49.

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

Nielsen TV Ratings Data: ©2012 The Nielsen Company. All Rights Reserved.

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