U.S. Television Prime-Time Ratings for Week Ended Oct. 7

The following tables list the prime- time averages for 11 U.S. broadcast networks for the week ended Oct. 7.

Weekly Average
Current Season for the week of 10/01/12 - 10/07/12
Week 1 of Season

NETWORK   DURATION  RATING   HOMES   SHARE
          (Minutes)         (000s)
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Households
ABC          1228     5.0     5700       8
CBS          1227     6.6     7540      11
NBC          1197     4.7     5340       8
FOX           891     3.2     3640       5
CW            600     0.7      760       1
ION          1320     0.7      760       1
UNI          1187     1.9     2160       3
TEL          1320     0.6      700       1
TF           1320     0.3      370       1
AZA          1320     0.1       80       0
ETV          1319     0.1      150       0

Persons 2+
ABC          1228     2.7     7720       7
CBS          1227     3.6    10440       9
NBC          1197     2.6     7510       7
FOX           891     1.8     5280       5
CW            600     0.4     1030       1
ION          1320     0.3     1000       1
UNI          1187     1.2     3470       3
TEL          1320     0.4     1100       1
TF           1320     0.2      580       1
AZA          1320     0.0      120       0
ETV          1319     0.1      220       0

Adults 18-49
ABC          1228     2.0     2470       6
CBS          1227     2.4     3070       7
NBC          1197     2.8     3480       8
FOX           891     2.1     2610       6
CW            600     0.4      540       1
ION          1320     0.3      370       1
UNI          1187     1.4     1770       4
TEL          1320     0.5      580       1
TF           1320     0.3      320       1
AZA          1320     0.1       70       0
ETV          1319     0.1      100       0


Each ratings point equals 1.142 million households.

Data are preliminary through Oct. 7.

Source: Nielsen

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