"NCIS" Tops 20 Million Viewers Again and Finishes Half a Rating Point Ahead of "V"

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November 11th, 2009

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RATINGS VICTORY FOR "NCIS" IN VIEWERS AND ADULTS 18-49

"NCIS" Tops 20 Million Viewers Again and Finishes Half a rating Point Ahead of "V"

in Adults 18-49 and Also Finishes First in Adults 18-34

"NCIS: Los Angeles" Places First in Viewers and Adults 25-54

"The Good Wife" Places First in Viewers and Demos

CBS Wins Tuesday in Key Measures

CBS captured Tuesday in all key measures led by NCIS, television's number one program, which topped the second episode of "V" in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 18-34, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Nov. 10.

NCIS won its time slot in households (12.3/19), viewers (20.20m), adults 25-54 (5.8/14), adults 18-49 (4.2/11) and adults 18-34 (3.0/09). CBS won this time period for the eighth consecutive week in households and viewers, seventh time in eight weeks in adults 25-54 and sixth time in eight weeks in adults 18-49.  Every first-run episode of NCIS has delivered more than 20 million viewers this season.

NCIS: LOS ANGELES won its time slot in households (10.0/15), viewers (16.19m), adults 25-54 (5.0/12) and was second in adults 18-49 (3.7/09).  First run episodes of NCIS: LOS ANGELES were first in its time slot every week this season in households, viewers and adults 25-54.  Compared to last week, NCIS: LOS ANGELES was up +3% in both households (from 9.7/15) and adults 18-49 (from 3.6/09), +2% in adults 25-54 (from 4.9/11) and added +900,000 viewers (from 15.29m, +6%).

THE Good Wife was first in households (8.6/15), viewers (12.89m), adults 25-54 (3.8/10) and adults 18-49 (2.7/07).  CBS was first in this time period for the eighth consecutive week in households and viewers, first for the seventh time in eight weeks in adults 25-54 and first in adults 18-49 for the sixth time in eight weeks.

For the night, CBS was first in households (10.3/16), viewers (16.43m), adults 25-54 (4.9/12) and adults 18-49 (3.5/09).  CBS won Tuesday every week this season in households and viewers, seven times in eight weeks in adults 25-54 and six times in eight weeks in adults 18-49.

 
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