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television ratingnoun [C]

uk   us   ( abbreviation TVR)
MARKETING, COMMUNICATIONS a ​measure of how popular a ​televisionprogramme is, ​expressed as the ​percentage of ​people who watched it compared with the ​number who could have watched it: A ​singletelevisionratingspointrepresents one ​percent of the ​totalnumber of ​households in the US. Last Sunday's ​gameearned a ​televisionrating of 12, up 36% from last year's 8.8 ​rating. a televisionratingsystem/​service
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