NBC is sitting pretty in the ratings race

NBC is about to have its first full 52-week win in the A18-49 demo in 10 years. With one week left to count, NBC is running 14 percent ahead of its year-ago ratings in A18-49 (to 2.4); it’s also up 25 percent in total viewers, for the biggest increase by a Big Four net in 25 years. Even excluding Winter Olympics coverage, NBC points out, it would have a 2.2 rating, versus 2.1 for second place Fox. NBC placed second in total viewers, after CBS, for the second time in 10 years.

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