U.S. Television Prime-Time Ratings for Week Ended Aug. 18

The following tables list the prime-time averages for 14 U.S. broadcast networks for the week ended Aug. 18.

Weekly Average
Current Season for the week of 08/12/13 - 08/18/13
Week 47 of Season

NETWORK   DURATION  RATING   HOMES   SHARE
          (Minutes)         (000s)
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Households
ABC          1320     2.7     3090       5
CBS          1320     3.6     4090       6
NBC          1320     2.6     2950       5
FOX           975     2.4     2710       4
CW            600     0.6      690       1
ION          1320     0.9     1030       2
UNI          1320     1.6     1830       3
TEL          1320     0.7      780       1
UMA          1320     0.3      380       1
AZA          1320     0.1       70       0
ETV          1320     0.1      130       0
MFX          1320     0.0       30       0
METV         1320     0.2      270       0
BOUNCE       1320     0.1      130       0

Persons 2+
ABC          1320     1.4     4120       4
CBS          1320     1.9     5370       5
NBC          1320     1.4     4060       4
FOX           975     1.3     3700       4
CW            600     0.3      960       1
ION          1320     0.5     1330       1
UNI          1320     1.1     3060       3
TEL          1320     0.4     1220       1
UMA          1320     0.2      600       1
ETV          1320     0.0      110       0
AZA          1320     0.1      190       0
MFX          1320     0.0       40       0
METV         1320     0.1      350       0
BOUNCE       1320     0.1      200       0

Adults 18-49
ABC          1320     1.0     1280       3
CBS          1320     1.1     1370       4
NBC          1320     1.1     1350       3
FOX           975     1.3     1590       4
CW            600     0.3      440       1
ION          1320     0.4      450       1
UNI          1320     1.2     1480       4
TEL          1320     0.5      650       2
UMA          1320     0.3      330       1
AZA          1320     0.0       50       0
ETV          1320     0.1       90       0
MFX          1320     0.0       20       0
METV         1320     0.1       70       0
BOUNCE       1320     0.1       80       0

Season to Date Average
Current Season for 9/24/12 - 08/18/13
Week 47 of Season

NETWORK   DURATION  RATING   HOMES   SHARE
          (Minutes)         (000s)
============================================
Households
ABC         61374     4.6     5300       8
CBS         61238     6.4     7360      11
NBC         60864     4.2     4770       7
FOX         44108     3.8     4290       6
CW          28200     1.0     1160       2
ION         62040     0.8      930       1
UNI         61737     1.9     2160       3
TEL         62040     0.8      870       1
UMA         62040     0.3      390       1
AZA         61898     0.1       70       0
ETV         62020     0.1      140       0
MFX         50109     0.0       50       0
METV        26400     0.2      280       0
BOUNCE      26220     0.1      100       0

Persons 2+
ABC         61374     2.5     7170       6
CBS         61238     3.5    10260       9
NBC         60864     2.3     6620       6
FOX         44108     2.1     6160       6
CW          28200     0.5     1550       1
ION         62040     0.4     1190       1
UNI         61737     1.3     3630       3
TEL         62040     0.5     1440       1
UMA         62040     0.2      630       1
AZA         61898     0.0      110       0
ETV         62020     0.1      210       0
MFX         50109     0.0       70       0
METV        26400     0.1      350       0
BOUNCE      26220     0.1      150       0

Adults 18-49
ABC         61374     2.0     2590       6
CBS         61238     2.4     3100       7
NBC         60864     2.1     2720       6
FOX         44108     2.2     2780       7
CW          28200     0.6      770       2
ION         62040     0.3      410       1
UNI         61737     1.5     1840       4
TEL         62040     0.6      790       2
UMA         62040     0.3      350       1
AZA         61898     0.0       60       0
ETV         62020     0.1      100       0
MFX         50109     0.0       30       0
METV        26400     0.1       70       0
BOUNCE      26220     0.0       60       0

Each ratings point equals 1.142 million households.

Data are preliminary from Aug. 5 - Aug. 18.

Source: Nielsen

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