April 15, 2013

Weekly & Season to Date Network Ratings

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Written by: Mitch Metcalf
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Projected weekly network ratings in prime time (based on four days of official nationals and three days of fast nationals).  CBS racks up another victory (helped by an hour of The Masters spilling into prime time Sunday).

Weekly Rating Apr 8-14
18-49 Rating vs Last Year
CBS 2.44 -0.6% Down from 2.68 last week
FOX 1.88 -12% Up slightly from 1.64 last week
NBC 1.68 +8% Even with 1.67 last week
ABC 1.32 -26% Down from 1.59 last week
4-net 7.58 -10% Down from 8.37 for same week last year

Updated season to date network ratings and projections for the full season through May.

Season to Date Sep 24-Apr 8
18-49 Rating vs Last Year (Projected full season)
CBS 2.51 -2% (2.43)
FOX 2.11 -22% (2.10)
NBC 2.07 -8% (2.01)
ABC 1.82 -11% (1.82)

About the Author

Mitch Metcalf
MITCH METCALF has been tracking every US film release of over 500 screens (over 2300 movies and counting) since the storied weekend of May 20, 1994, when Maverick and Beverly Hills Cop 3 inspired countless aficionados to devote their lives to the art of cinema. Prior to that, he studied Politics and Economics at Princeton in order to prepare for his dream of working in television. He has been Head of West Coast Research at ABC, then moved to NBC in 2000 and became Head of Scheduling for 11 years.