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Company Town | TV Ratings Report

March 07, 1997

NBC won the February sweeps, but for the second time this season, CBS placed first for the week in total viewers, narrowly edging out NBC with 15.2 million viewers to 15.1 million. The Grammy Awards was a key ingredient in the CBS win. During the four-week sweeps period, NBC's "Tonight Show"achieved its highest rating since May 1993.

Prime Time

NBC

Last week: 6.6

Season to date: 6.9

Fox

Last week: 5.6

Season to date: 5.6

CBS

Last week: 5.2

Season to date: 5.6

ABC

Last week: 5.0

Season to date: 4.4

UPN

Last week: 1.7

Season to date: 2.0

WB

Last week: 1.2

Season to date: 1.3

Note: Each rating point equals 1% of group

Sources: Nielsen Media Research, networks Ratings for adults 18-49

Size of group: 123,150,000

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