TV Season standings: NBC 3rd place for the week led by “The Biggest Loser”


Led by “The Biggest Loser,” “Parenthood,” “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” and “Celebrity Apprentice,” NBC averaged a 1.7 rating, 5 share in adults 18-49 and 5.2 million viewers overall for the week of April 5-11.

Primetime averages for the week of April 5-11 in adults 18-49 were Fox (3.0/9), CBS (2.9/9), ABC (2.1/6), NBC (1.7/5) and CW (0.9/3). In overall total viewers the weekly averages were CBS (11.6 million), Fox (8.7 million), ABC (7.4 million), NBC (5.2 million) and CW (1.9 million).

Season to date through 29 weeks, NBC ranks #3 among the major networks in adults 18-49, adults 25-54 and total viewers, and is tied for #2 in adults 18-34.

NOTE: All national ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.  Season-to-date figures are averages of “live plus seven day” data except for the two most recent weeks, which are “live plus same day.” 

(source: NBC)