NBC Scores Big Ratings With 2012 London Olympics
Posted on Wed Aug 8, 2012 10:59 AM PDT

london-2012-olympics-nbc-200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - As expected, coverage of the 2012 London Olympics dominated television last week, as NBC’s prime-time viewership average for the week was 32.2 million (18.3 rating, 30 share).

Brian Williams’ Nightly News, based in London last week, also got an boost by averaging 10.8 million viewers (7.2, 15), while ABC’s World News was second with 6.9 million (4.6, 9) and the CBS Evening News had 5.5 million viewers (3.8, 5).

CBS averaged 4.2 million viewers (2.8, 5), ABC had 2.8 million (1.8, 3), Fox had 2.2 million (1.4, 2), ION Television had 960,000 (0.7, 1) and the CW had 600,000 (0.4, 1).

About the only network not affected by NBC’s Olympics coverage was Univision, which topped ABC and Fox for viewership.

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