The Good Wife Delivers Largest Audience of the Season

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December 16th, 2009

via press release:

CBS WINS EVERY HALF-HOUR IN VIEWERS AND KEY DEMOS FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE NIGHT

"The Good Wife" Delivers Largest Audience of the Season

More Than 20 Million Viewers Celebrate the Holidays with "NCIS"

"NCIS: Los Angeles" Dominates Its Time Period

CBS won every half-hour in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 for the second consecutive night, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Tuesday, Dec. 15.

At 8:00 PM, NCIS was first in households (12.6/20), viewers (20.55m), adults 25-54 (6.0/16), adults 18-49 (4.3/13) and adults 18-34 (3.1/10).  Compared to its last first-run episode (on Nov. 24, 2009), NCIS was up +2% in both households (from 12.3/30) and adults 25-54 (from 5.9/15), +3% in adults 18-34 (from 3.0/10) and added +180,000 viewers (from 20.37m, +1%).

NCIS: LOS ANGELES from 9:00-10:00PM was first in households (10.8/17), viewers (17.36m), adults 25-54 (5.2/13) and adults 18-49 (3.6/10).

THE Good Wife was first in households (9.1/16), viewers (14.08m), adults 25-54 (4.1/11) and adults 18-49 (2.8/08).  Compared to its last first-run episode (on Nov. 24, 2009), THE Good Wife was up +12% in households (from 8.1/14), +11% in adults 25-54 (from 3.7/10), even in adults 18-49 and added +1.53m viewers (from 12.55m, +12%).  This was a series high for THE Good Wife in viewers and its best adults 25-54 performance since Oct. 6, 2009.

For the night, CBS was first in households (10.8/18), viewers (17.33m), adults 25-54 (5.1/13) and adults 18-49 (3.6/10).  For the second consecutive night, CBS won every half-hour in households, viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.

 
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