ABC, NBC split weekly ratings win

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ABC was the most watched network for the fourth consecutive week and NBC was back on top of the weekly ratings in the key adults 18-49 demographic.

For the week of Aug. 27-Sept. 2, ABC averaged a network-best 8.4 million viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research. NBC, which had its run of 18 consecutive weeks atop the adults 18-49 demo broken the week before by ABC, came back with a network-best 3.0 average.

CBS finished the week in second in total viewers with a 7.8 million average, followed by NBC at 7.7 million. ABC was second in adults 18-49 with a 2.8, followed by Fox at a 2.5. - Joe Schlosser