U.S. Television Prime-Time Ratings for Week Ended Sept. 23

The following tables list the prime-time averages for 11 U.S. broadcast networks for the week ended Sept. 23.

Weekly Average
Current Season for the week of 09/17/12 - 09/23/12
Week 53 of Season

NETWORK   DURATION  RATING   HOMES   SHARE
          (Minutes)         (000s)
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Households
ABC          1320     3.9     4480       7
CBS          1320     5.1     5850       8
NBC          1290     5.3     6010       9
FOX           960     3.1     3600       5
CW            600     0.5      590       1
ION          1320     0.7      800       1
UNI          1318     1.9     2180       3
TEL          1320     0.7      760       1
TF           1320     0.3      370       1
AZA          1320     0.1       80       0
ETV          1320     0.1      140       0

Persons 2+
ABC          1320     2.1     5980       6
CBS          1320     2.7     7860       7
NBC          1290     2.9     8440       8
FOX           960     1.8     5190       5
CW            600     0.3      770       1
ION          1320     0.4     1040       1
UNI          1318     1.2     3460       3
TEL          1320     0.4     1190       1
TF           1320     0.2      590       1
AZA          1320     0.0      110       0
ETV          1320     0.1      210       0

Adults 18-49
ABC          1320     1.7     2150       5
CBS          1320     1.9     2430       6
NBC          1290     3.0     3810       9
FOX           960     1.8     2280       5
CW            600     0.3      390       1
ION          1320     0.3      400       1
UNI          1318     1.4     1770       4
TEL          1320     0.5      650       1
TF           1320     0.3      320       1
AZA          1320     0.0       60       0
ETV          1320     0.1       90       0

Season to Date Average
Current Season for 9/19/11 - 09/23/2012
Week 53 of Season

NETWORK   DURATION  RATING   HOMES   SHARE
          (Minutes)         (000s)
============================================
Households
ABC         69797     4.7     5360       8
CBS         69693     6.2     7090      10
NBC         68983     4.9     5670       8
FOX         49563     4.5     5140       7
CW          31800     0.9     1080       2
ION         69900     0.7      830       1
UNI         69840     1.9     2150       3
TEL         69960     0.7      780       1
TF          69960     0.3      360       1
AZA         69871     0.1      100       0
ETV         69942     0.1      130       0

Persons 2+
ABC         69797     2.5     7250       7
CBS         69693     3.4     9760       9
NBC         68983     2.8     8110       7
FOX         49563     2.6     7470       7
CW          31800     0.5     1390       1
ION         69900     0.4     1070       1
UNI         69840     1.2     3600       3
TEL         69960     0.4     1220       1
TF          69960     0.2      590       1
AZA         69871     0.1      150       0
ETV         69942     0.1      210       0

Adults 18-49
ABC         69797     2.1     2710       6
CBS         69693     2.4     3080       7
NBC         68983     2.6     3360       8
FOX         49563     2.7     3450       8
CW          31800     0.6      770       2
ION         69900     0.3      390       1
UNI         69840     1.4     1840       4
TEL         69960     0.5      660       2
TF          69960     0.3      340       1
AZA         69871     0.1       80       0
ETV         69942     0.1      100       0

Each ratings point equals 1.142 million households.

Data are preliminary from Sept. 10 - Sept. 23.

Source: Nielsen

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