U.S. Television Prime-Time Ratings for Week of April 22

The following tables list the prime-time averages for 11 U.S. broadcast networks for the week ended April 22.

Weekly Average
Current Season for the week of 04/16/12 - 04/22/12
Week 31 of Season

NETWORK   DURATION  RATING   HOMES   SHARE
          (Minutes)         (000s)
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Households
ABC          1320     5.0     5730       8
CBS          1320     5.2     6000       9
NBC          1320     3.3     3810       6
FOX           904     4.2     4850       7
CW            600     0.9      990       1
ION          1320     0.7      760       1
UNI          1320     1.9     2230       3
TEL          1320     0.6      650       1
TF           1320     0.3      370       1
AZA          1320     0.1       90       0
ETV          1320     0.1      160       0

Persons 2+
ABC          1320     2.7     7680       7
CBS          1320     2.8     8200       7
NBC          1320     1.8     5210       5
FOX           904     2.4     6920       6
CW            600     0.4     1290       1
ION          1320     0.3      960       1
UNI          1320     1.3     3740       3
TEL          1320     0.3     1010       1
TF           1320     0.2      610       1
AZA          1320     0.0      140       0
ETV          1320     0.1      240       0

Adults 18-49
ABC          1320     1.9     2400       5
CBS          1320     1.8     2240       5
NBC          1320     1.6     2050       5
FOX           904     2.2     2830       7
CW            600     0.5      700       2
ION          1320     0.3      370       1
UNI          1320     1.5     1930       4
TEL          1320     0.4      560       1
TF           1320     0.3      350       1
AZA          1320     0.1       80       0
ETV          1320     0.1      110       0

Season to Date Average
Current Season for 9/19/11 - 04/22/2012
Week 31 of Season

NETWORK   DURATION  RATING   HOMES   SHARE
          (Minutes)         (000s)
============================================
Households
ABC         40831     5.3     6090       9
CBS         40829     7.4     8500      12
NBC         40347     4.6     5280       8
FOX         28944     5.3     6090       9
CW          18600     1.2     1340       2
ION         40920     0.7      820       1
UNI         40920     1.9     2140       3
TEL         40920     0.7      770       1
TF          40920     0.3      360       1
AZA         40846     0.1      110       0
ETV         40920     0.1      140       0

Persons 2+
ABC         40831     2.9     8300       7
CBS         40829     4.1    11860      10
NBC         40347     2.6     7510       7
FOX         28944     3.1     8920       8
CW          18600     0.6     1730       1
ION         40920     0.4     1060       1
UNI         40920     1.2     3620       3
TEL         40920     0.4     1230       1
TF          40920     0.2      590       1
AZA         40846     0.1      180       0
ETV         40920     0.1      220       0

Adults 18-49
ABC         40831     2.4     3090       7
CBS         40829     3.0     3880       8
NBC         40347     2.5     3240       7
FOX         28944     3.2     4090       9
CW          18600     0.8      970       2
ION         40920     0.3      400       1
UNI         40920     1.5     1890       4
TEL         40920     0.5      670       1
TF          40920     0.3      350       1
AZA         40846     0.1       90       0
ETV         40920     0.1      110       0

Each ratings point equals 1.147 million households.

Data are preliminary from April 9 - April 22.

Source: Nielsen

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