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U.S. Television Prime-Time Ratings for Week Ended Oct. 28

Oct. 30 (Bloomberg) -- The following tables list the prime-time averages for 11 U.S. broadcast networks for the week ended Oct. 28.

Weekly Average
Current Season for the week of 10/22/12 - 10/28/12
Week 5 of Season

NETWORK   DURATION  RATING   HOMES   SHARE
          (Minutes)         (000s)
============================================
Households
ABC          1226     4.9     5590       8
CBS          1226     6.5     7420      10
NBC          1196     4.4     5050       7
FOX          1230     6.4     7340      10
CW            600     1.1     1280       2
ION          1320     0.7      780       1
UNI          1200     2.1     2370       3
TEL          1320     0.6      690       1
TF           1320     0.3      400       1
AZA          1320     0.1      100       0
ETV          1320     0.1      140       0

Persons 2+
ABC          1226     2.6     7630       7
CBS          1226     3.5    10150       9
NBC          1196     2.4     7050       6
FOX          1230     3.7    10690       9
CW            600     0.6     1630       1
ION          1320     0.3      970       1
UNI          1200     1.3     3830       3
TEL          1320     0.4     1080       1
TF           1320     0.2      690       1
AZA          1320     0.1      160       0
ETV          1320     0.1      220       0

Adults 18-49
ABC          1226     2.2     2780       6
CBS          1226     2.1     2630       6
NBC          1196     2.5     3170       7
FOX          1230     3.3     4120       9
CW            600     0.6      780       2
ION          1320     0.3      350       1
UNI          1200     1.5     1930       4
TEL          1320     0.4      570       1
TF           1320     0.3      400       1
AZA          1320     0.1       90       0
ETV          1320     0.1      110       0

Season to Date Average
Current Season for 9/24/12 - 10/28/2012
Week 5 of Season

NETWORK   DURATION  RATING   HOMES   SHARE
          (Minutes)         (000s)
============================================
Households
ABC          6222     5.7     6550       9
CBS          6221     7.3     8360      12
NBC          6071     5.3     6010       8
FOX          5130     4.7     5340       7
CW           3000     1.0     1190       2
ION          6600     0.7      780       1
UNI          6347     2.0     2280       3
TEL          6600     0.6      720       1
TF           6600     0.3      390       1
AZA          6600     0.1       80       0
ETV          6599     0.1      150       0

Persons 2+
ABC          6222     3.1     8830       8
CBS          6221     4.0    11470      10
NBC          6071     2.9     8400       7
FOX          5130     2.6     7660       7
CW           3000     0.5     1580       1
ION          6600     0.3      990       1
UNI          6347     1.3     3670       3
TEL          6600     0.4     1150       1
TF           6600     0.2      650       1
AZA          6600     0.0      130       0
ETV          6599     0.1      220       0

Adults 18-49
ABC          6222     2.5     3120       7
CBS          6221     2.7     3410       8
NBC          6071     3.1     3870       9
FOX          5130     2.6     3330       8
CW           3000     0.6      820       2
ION          6600     0.3      360       1
UNI          6347     1.5     1870       4
TEL          6600     0.5      610       1
TF           6600     0.3      360       1
AZA          6600     0.1       70       0
ETV          6599     0.1      100       0

Each ratings point equals 1.142 million households.

Data are preliminary from Oct. 15 - Oct. 28.

Source: Nielsen

To contact the reporter on this story: Rob Golum in Los Angeles at rgolum@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Anthony Palazzo at apalazzo@bloomberg.net.

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