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

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

Weekly Average
Current Season for the week of 05/12/14 - 05/18/14
Week 34 of Season

NETWORK   DURATION  RATING   HOMES   SHARE
          (Minutes)         (000s)
============================================
Households
ABC          1320     4.6     5330       8
CBS          1320     5.2     6060       9
NBC          1320     3.5     4030       6
FOX           900     2.6     2990       4
CW            600     0.9     1100       2
ION          1320     0.6      740       1
UNI          1260     1.4     1670       2
TEL          1320     0.6      750       1
UMA          1320     0.5      560       1
AZA          1320     0.0       40       0
ETV          1320     0.1      160       0
MFX          1320     0.1       80       0
METV         1320     0.3      360       1
BOUNCE       1320     0.1      150       0

Persons 2+
ABC          1320     2.4     7200       7
CBS          1320     2.8     8190       8
NBC          1320     1.8     5390       5
FOX           900     1.4     4170       4
CW            600     0.5     1430       1
ION          1320     0.3      910       1
UNI          1260     0.9     2650       2
TEL          1320     0.4     1210       1
UMA          1320     0.3      880       1
AZA          1320     0.0       60       0
ETV          1320     0.1      230       0
MFX          1320     0.0      100       0
METV         1320     0.2      490       0
BOUNCE       1320     0.1      210       0

Adults 18-49
ABC          1320     1.8     2290       6
CBS          1320     1.5     1960       5
NBC          1320     1.4     1760       5
FOX           900     1.2     1570       4
CW            600     0.6      730       2
ION          1320     0.2      280       1
UNI          1260     1.0     1320       3
TEL          1320     0.5      610       2
UMA          1320     0.4      500       1
AZA          1320     0.0       30       0
ETV          1320     0.1      100       0
MFX          1320     0.0       40       0
METV         1320     0.1      110       0
BOUNCE       1320     0.1       70       0

Season to Date Average
Current Season for 9/23/13 - 05/18/14
Week 34 of Season

NETWORK   DURATION  RATING   HOMES   SHARE
          (Minutes)         (000s)
============================================
Households
ABC         44786     4.9     5630       8
CBS         44785     6.7     7810      11
NBC         44178     5.7     6610       9
FOX         32041     4.3     5000       7
CW          20400     1.2     1440       2
ION         44880     0.8      930       1
UNI         44252     1.6     1870       3
TEL         44880     0.7      800       1
UMA         44802     0.4      460       1
AZA         44754     0.1       70       0
ETV         44880     0.1      160       0
MFX         44880     0.1       70       0
METV        44880     0.3      380       1
BOUNCE      44880     0.1      150       0

Persons 2+
ABC         44786     2.6     7590       7
CBS         44785     3.6    10730       9
NBC         44178     3.1     9280       8
FOX         32041     2.5     7350       6
CW          20400     0.6     1890       2
ION         44880     0.4     1180       1
UNI         44252     1.0     3000       3
TEL         44880     0.4     1300       1
UMA         44802     0.3      750       1
AZA         44754     0.0      100       0
ETV         44880     0.1      240       0
MFX         44880     0.0      110       0
METV        44880     0.2      490       0
BOUNCE      44880     0.1      220       0

Adults 18-49
ABC         44786     2.1     2710       6
CBS         44785     2.4     3020       7
NBC         44178     2.7     3460       8
FOX         32041     2.5     3130       7
CW          20400     0.8      970       2
ION         44880     0.3      390       1
UNI         44252     1.2     1460       3
TEL         44880     0.5      680       2
UMA         44802     0.3      410       1
AZA         44754     0.0       50       0
ETV         44880     0.1      110       0
MFX         44880     0.0       60       0
METV        44880     0.1      100       0
BOUNCE      44880     0.1       90       0


Each ratings point equals 1.156 million households.

Data are preliminary from May 5 - May 18.

Source: Nielsen

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