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

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

Weekly Average
Current Season for the week of 12/17/12 - 12/23/12
Week 13 of Season

NETWORK   DURATION  RATING   HOMES   SHARE
          (Minutes)         (000s)
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Households
ABC          1320     3.0     3460       5
CBS          1320     4.9     5570       8
NBC          1290     4.9     5640       8
FOX           900     3.3     3800       6
CW            600     0.9     1000       1
ION          1320     0.8      860       1
UNI          1320     1.7     1890       3
TEL          1320     0.6      730       1
TF           1320     0.4      460       1
AZA          1320     0.1       80       0
ETV          1320     0.1      170       0
MFX          1140     0.0       40       0

Persons 2+
ABC          1320     1.7     4780       4
CBS          1320     2.6     7500       7
NBC          1290     2.8     8120       7
FOX           900     1.9     5640       5
CW            600     0.5     1430       1
ION          1320     0.4     1120       1
UNI          1320     1.1     3210       3
TEL          1320     0.4     1240       1
TF           1320     0.3      740       1
AZA          1320     0.0      140       0
ETV          1320     0.1      270       0
MFX          1140     0.0       60       0

Adults 18-49
ABC          1320     1.1     1450       3
CBS          1320     1.5     1880       4
NBC          1290     2.5     3140       7
FOX           900     2.0     2490       6
CW            600     0.5      620       1
ION          1320     0.3      370       1
UNI          1320     1.2     1570       4
TEL          1320     0.5      680       2
TF           1320     0.3      390       1
AZA          1320     0.0       60       0
ETV          1320     0.1      120       0
MFX          1140     0.0       40       0

Season to Date Average
Current Season for 9/24/12 - 12/23/2012
Week 13 of Season

NETWORK   DURATION  RATING   HOMES   SHARE
          (Minutes)         (000s)
============================================
Households
ABC         16739     5.5     6250       9
CBS         16641     7.4     8420      12
NBC         16280     5.5     6240       9
FOX         12652     4.1     4670       7
CW           7800     1.3     1440       2
ION         17160     0.8      870       1
UNI         16888     1.9     2220       3
TEL         17160     0.7      760       1
TF          17160     0.4      430       1
AZA         17160     0.1       80       0
ETV         17153     0.1      150       0
MFX          9327     0.0       50       0

Persons 2+
ABC         16739     2.9     8520       7
CBS         16641     4.0    11620      10
NBC         16280     3.1     8840       8
FOX         12652     2.3     6740       6
CW           7800     0.7     1920       2
ION         17160     0.4     1100       1
UNI         16888     1.3     3690       3
TEL         17160     0.4     1260       1
TF          17160     0.2      710       1
AZA         17160     0.0      130       0
ETV         17153     0.1      240       0
MFX          9327     0.0       80       0

Adults 18-49
ABC         16739     2.4     3060       7
CBS         16641     2.8     3570       8
NBC         16280     3.1     3940       9
FOX         12652     2.4     3080       7
CW           7800     0.8      990       2
ION         17160     0.3      380       1
UNI         16888     1.5     1890       4
TEL         17160     0.5      680       1
TF          17160     0.3      380       1
AZA         17160     0.1       70       0
ETV         17153     0.1      110       0
MFX          9327     0.0       50       0

Each ratings point equals 1.142 million households.

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

Source: Nielsen

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