It's a crushing blow for NBC (CMCSA -1.9%) as the network finishes fifth during the important...

|By:, SA News Editor

It's a crushing blow for NBC (CMCSA -1.9%) as the network finishes fifth during the important sweeps week for the first time in its history. That CBS, ABC, and Fox would beat NBC was well-telegraphed, but a slip below Univision was a bit more painful for execs to take. The post-Olympics ratings rush is long over as the network hangs on by a thread as it waits for a return of The Voice and Revolution to its lineup.