U.S. Television Prime-Time Ratings for Week Ended Dec. 9

Dec. 11 (Bloomberg) -- The following tables list the prime-time averages for 11 U.S. broadcast networks for the week ended Dec 9.

Weekly Average
Current Season for the week of 12/03/12 - 12/09/12
Week 11 of Season

NETWORK   DURATION  RATING   HOMES   SHARE
          (Minutes)         (000s)
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Households
ABC          1320     3.7     4210       6
CBS          1320     5.9     6690       9
NBC          1290     4.8     5530       8
FOX           940     3.7     4210       6
CW            600     1.1     1240       2
ION          1320     0.8      870       1
UNI          1320     2.0     2250       3
TEL          1320     0.8      900       1
TF           1320     0.3      370       1
AZA          1308     0.1       70       0
ETV          1320     0.1      130       0
MFX          1170     0.0       50       0

Persons 2+
ABC          1320     2.0     5690       5
CBS          1320     3.2     9360       8
NBC          1290     2.7     7760       7
FOX           940     2.1     6120       5
CW            600     0.6     1610       1
ION          1320     0.4     1110       1
UNI          1320     1.3     3860       3
TEL          1320     0.5     1500       1
TF           1320     0.2      550       0
AZA          1308     0.0      100       0
ETV          1320     0.1      200       0
MFX          1170     0.0       70       0

Adults 18-49
ABC          1320     1.5     1910       4
CBS          1320     2.3     2890       6
NBC          1290     2.6     3250       7
FOX           940     2.3     2920       7
CW            600     0.6      770       2
ION          1320     0.3      380       1
UNI          1320     1.6     1970       4
TEL          1320     0.6      780       2
TF           1320     0.2      280       1
AZA          1308     0.0       60       0
ETV          1320     0.1       90       0
MFX          1170     0.0       40       0

Season to Date Average
Current Season for 9/24/12 - 12/09/2012
Week 11 of Season

NETWORK   DURATION  RATING   HOMES   SHARE
          (Minutes)         (000s)
============================================
Households
ABC         14124     5.7     6560       9
CBS         14141     7.4     8450      12
NBC         13720     5.5     6280       9
FOX         10852     4.2     4750       7
CW           6600     1.2     1410       2
ION         14520     0.7      850       1
UNI         14267     2.0     2260       3
TEL         14520     0.7      760       1
TF          14520     0.4      420       1
AZA         14508     0.1       80       0
ETV         14513     0.1      140       0
MFX          7050     0.0       50       0

Persons 2+
ABC         14124     3.1     8950       8
CBS         14141     4.0    11640      10
NBC         13720     3.1     8890       8
FOX         10852     2.4     6870       6
CW           6600     0.7     1880       2
ION         14520     0.4     1080       1
UNI         14267     1.3     3760       3
TEL         14520     0.4     1240       1
TF          14520     0.2      690       1
AZA         14508     0.0      130       0
ETV         14513     0.1      220       0
MFX          7050     0.0       80       0

Adults 18-49
ABC         14124     2.5     3210       7
CBS         14141     2.8     3560       8
NBC         13720     3.2     4020       9
FOX         10852     2.5     3120       7
CW           6600     0.8      980       2
ION         14520     0.3      380       1
UNI         14267     1.5     1930       4
TEL         14520     0.5      670       1
TF          14520     0.3      370       1
AZA         14508     0.1       70       0
ETV         14513     0.1      100       0
MFX          7050     0.0       50       0

Each ratings point equals 1.142 million households.

Data are preliminary from Nov. 26 - Dec. 9.

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.