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NBC topped Tuesday with its election night coverage in viewership and the adults 18-to-49 demographic.

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Brian Williams & Co. averaged 12.6 million viewers and a 4.6 rating in the demo, up a tenth from 2008. ABC (11.15 million, 3.8) was second, but dipped seven-tenths. CBS (8.4 million, 2.7) was also up, while Fox (5 million, 2.0) was even.

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