via CBS press release
CBS DOMINATES TUESDAY FOR THE SECOND STRAIGHT WEEK
CBS Wins Every Half Hour in Viewers and Five of Six in Adults 18-49
“NCIS” Soars to Another Series High Viewer Delivery—20.65 Million Viewers
“NCIS: Los Angeles” Wins Time Period in Viewer and Demos Retaining 93%
of Its Premiere Week Deliveries
“The Good Wife” Wins Its Time Period in Viewers and Demos Retaining Nearly all of Its Premiere Week Viewer Delivery and 100% of Its Adult 18-49 Rating
CBS dominated Tuesday for the second straight week, winning every half hour in viewers and five of six in adults 18-49 paced by NCIS which soared to another record audience—20.65 million viewers, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Sept. 29.
NCIS won its time slot in households (12.5/20), viewers (20.65m), adults 25-54 (6.2/16) and adults 18-49 (4.6/13). This is a series high for NCIS in viewers.
At 9:00 PM, NCIS: LOS ANGELES was first in households (10.7/17), viewers (17.42m), adults 25-54 (5.6/13) and adults 18-49 (4.1/11). Compared to last week’s series premiere, NCIS: LOS ANGELES retained 93% of both its viewer and adults 18-49 deliveries.
At 10:00 PM, THE GOOD WIFE was first in households (8.9/15), viewers (13.38m), adults 25-54 (4.2/11) and adults 18-49 (3.1/09). Compared to last week’s series premiere, THE GOOD WIFE retained 98% of its viewer delivery and 100% of its adult 18-49 rating.
For the night, CBS was first in households (10.7/17), viewers (17.15m), adults 25-54 (5.4/14) and adults 18-49 (4.0/11). CBS won every half-hour in viewers and adults 25-54, five of six half-hours in adults 18-49. Compared to the same night last year, CBS was up +13% in viewers, +21% in adults 18-49 and +17% in adults 25-54.
Updated Tuesday ratings will be available this afternoon.