Primetime TV audience in the U.S. from 2001 to 2011

Average primetime TV audience in the United States from 2001 to 2011

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Release date

September 2011


United States

Survey time period

September 2001 to September 2011

Age group

2 years and older

Supplementary notes

* The 2010-2011 season includes the viewership data for the period September 20, 2010 to August 28, 2011; The data for 2001 to 2010 includes viewership data for the full September-September TV season.

Starting with TV season 2005-2006, data is based on live plus seven day viewership.

Primetime is defined as the timeslot from 8 to 11 p.m.

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