U.S. Television Prime-Time Ratings for Week Ended Oct. 20

Oct. 22 (Bloomberg) -- The following tables list the prime-time averages for 14 U.S. broadcast networks for the week ended Oct. 20.

Weekly Average
Current Season for the week of 10/14/13 - 10/20/13
Week 4 of Season

NETWORK   DURATION  RATING   HOMES   SHARE
          (Minutes)         (000s)
============================================
Households
ABC          1320     4.5     5190       7
CBS          1320     6.4     7380      10
NBC          1290     5.8     6670       9
FOX          1080     3.8     4380       6
CW            600     1.2     1420       2
ION          1320     0.7      860       1
UNI          1320     1.7     1980       3
TEL          1320     0.8      890       1
UMA          1320     0.3      320       0
AZA          1320     0.1       80       0
ETV          1320     0.2      180       0
MFX          1320     0.0       40       0
METV         1320     0.3      350       0
BOUNCE       1320     0.1       80       0

Persons 2+
ABC          1320     2.4     7040       6
CBS          1320     3.5    10160       9
NBC          1290     3.2     9390       8
FOX          1080     2.1     6150       5
CW            600     0.6     1880       2
ION          1320     0.4     1090       1
UNI          1320     1.1     3250       3
TEL          1320     0.5     1460       1
UMA          1320     0.2      480       0
ETV          1320     0.0      120       0
AZA          1320     0.1      270       0
MFX          1320     0.0       60       0
METV         1320     0.2      460       0
BOUNCE       1320     0.0      120       0

Adults 18-49
ABC          1320     1.9     2410       6
CBS          1320     2.2     2790       6
NBC          1290     3.0     3780       9
FOX          1080     1.8     2340       5
CW            600     0.8      970       2
ION          1320     0.3      380       1
UNI          1320     1.2     1530       4
TEL          1320     0.6      810       2
UMA          1320     0.2      240       1
AZA          1320     0.0       60       0
ETV          1320     0.1      140       0
MFX          1320     0.0       30       0
METV         1320     0.1       90       0
BOUNCE       1320     0.0       50       0

Season to Date Average
Current Season for 9/24/12 - 10/20/13
Week 4 of Season

NETWORK   DURATION  RATING   HOMES   SHARE
          (Minutes)         (000s)
============================================
Households
ABC          5280     5.3     6120       9
CBS          5280     7.2     8290      12
NBC          5160     6.1     7080      10
FOX          3947     4.2     4810       7
CW           2400     1.0     1180       2
ION          5280     0.8      870       1
UNI          5280     1.8     2040       3
TEL          5280     0.7      760       1
UMA          5280     0.3      360       1
AZA          5280     0.1       80       0
ETV          5280     0.1      170       0
MFX          5280     0.0       30       0
METV         5280     0.3      360       1
BOUNCE       5280     0.1      100       0

Persons 2+
ABC          5280     2.8     8280       7
CBS          5280     3.9    11380      10
NBC          5160     3.4     9880       9
FOX          3947     2.3     6790       6
CW           2400     0.5     1560       1
ION          5280     0.4     1100       1
UNI          5280     1.1     3300       3
TEL          5280     0.4     1200       1
UMA          5280     0.2      560       0
AZA          5280     0.0      120       0
ETV          5280     0.1      250       0
MFX          5280     0.0       50       0
METV         5280     0.2      470       0
BOUNCE       5280     0.1      150       0

Adults 18-49
ABC          5280     2.4     3040       7
CBS          5280     2.6     3270       8
NBC          5160     3.2     4050       9
FOX          3947     2.3     2970       7
CW           2400     0.6      800       2
ION          5280     0.3      380       1
UNI          5280     1.3     1600       4
TEL          5280     0.5      650       1
UMA          5280     0.2      300       1
AZA          5280     0.0       60       0
ETV          5280     0.1      120       0
MFX          5280     0.0       20       0
METV         5280     0.1      100       0
BOUNCE       5280     0.0       60       0


Each ratings point equals 1.156 million households.

Data are preliminary from Oct. 7 - Oct. 20.

Source: Nielsen

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