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NBC Marks a Milestone It Hasn't Achieved in 10 Years TVWeek

Even in a week when its ratings leader "America's Got Talent" was in repeats, NBC chalked up a win for the week of June 23-29 among the big four broadcast networks in the key demo of viewers 18-49.

Citing Nielsen "live plus same day" figures, NBC announced that it leads the year-to-date rankings in 18-49 for the 2013-14 season through week 40 of the season for the first time in 10 years. The network noted that its numbers are up 13% from a year ago.

CBS won the week in total viewers, and continues to lead year-to-date in that category.

NBC's Tuesday rebroadcast of "Talent" was the No. 3 prime-time show of the week in 18-49 among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, and the No. 1 show of the night among the big four in every key demo. The network noted that it was the most-watched "Talent" encore in three years.

Here are the numbers, based on Nielsen "live plus same day" figures:

Week 40 of the 2013-14 season -- June 23-29:

Average rating, share and audience in each category

Adults 18-49

NBC 1.1/4, 1.3 million
CBS 1.0/4, 1.3 million
ABC 1.0/4, 1.3 million
Fox 1.0/3, 1.2 million
CW 0.2/1, 0.3 million

Each rating point equals 1.27 million viewers

Total viewers

CBS 1.8/5, 5.3 million
NBC 1.5/4, 4.4 million
ABC 1.4/4, 4.2 million
Fox 1.103, 3.0 million
CW 0.3/1, 0.8 million

Each rating point equals 2.95 million viewers

Season-to-date -- through Week 40 of the 2013-14 season:

Average rating, share and audience in each category

Adults 18-49

NBC 2.6/8, 3.3 million
Fox 2.3/7, 2.9 million
CBS 2.2/7, 2.8 million
ABC 2.1/6, 2.7 million
CW 0.7/2, 0.9 million

Each rating point equals 1.27 million viewers

Total viewers

CBS 3.4/9, 10.0 million
NBC 3.0/8, 8.8 million
ABC 2.5/7, 7.4 million
Fox 2.3/6, 6.9 million
CW 0.6/2, 1.8 million

Each rating point equals 2.89 million viewers