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Ratings Analysis, 4th Edition by Lawrence Lichty, Patricia Phalen, James Webster

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Appendix A: DMA Market Rankings

Here are the latest local television market estimates from Nielsen for the 2012–2013 broadcast season that began on September 24, 2012.

Note that for the second year in a row, the total TV households in the United States are down, from 114.6 million households in 2011–2012 to 114.2 million households in 2012–2013.

TABLE A01

Rank Local Market TV Homes % of US

    1

New York

7,384,340

6.47%

    2

Los Angeles

5,613,460

4.92%

    3

Chicago

3,484,800

3.05%

    4

Philadelphia

2,949,310

2.58%

    5

Dallas-Ft. Worth

2,588,020

2.27%

    6

San Francisco-Oak-San Jose

2,502,030

2.19%

    7

Boston (Manchester)

2,366,690

2.07%

    8

Washington, DC (Hagrstwn)

2,359,160

2.07%

    9

Atlanta

2,326,840

2.04%

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