The Peacock Network is now at a Nielsen 2.6 average prime-time rating among 18-49 viewers through March 22, looking at live-plus-seven day program data for all but the most recent two weeks.
CBS is next at 2.4, followed by ABC in third with a 2.2 and Fox at a 2.1. Fox has benefited from a contribution of its “Empire” drama, a big midseason rookie show. The CW was next with a 0.8 rating.
CBS maintains its usual lead among all prime-time viewers -- at 11.5 million viewers. NBC is next at 9.2 million, followed by ABC at 7.9 million, Fox with 6.2 million, and CW at 2.1 million.
Back in mid-December 2014, NBC was at an average 2.9 prime-time 18-49 viewership rating, followed by CBS at 2.5; ABC with 2.4; Fox at a 2.1; and The CW with a 0.9.