Year Viewership
2011 179,000
2012 213,000
2013 257,000
2014 907,000
2015 799,000

Note: Numbers represent ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC affiliates for the four sweeps – February, May, July and November. Viewership corresponds to the average of quarter-hour audience per time slot for each network.
Source: Pew Research Center analysis of Nielsen Media Research, used under license.
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