NCIS Roars Back With Nearly 20 Million Viewers Opposite Two-Hour American Idol

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March 3rd, 2010

via press release:

"NCIS" ROARS BACK WITH NEARLY 20 MILLION VIEWERS OPPOSITE TWO-HOUR "American Idol"

"The Good Wife" Wins its Time Period in Viewers and Adults 25-54, Topping the Premiere of "Parenthood"

CBS Was Second on Tuesday in Viewers, Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54

NCIS returned from two weeks of rebroadcasts to an audience of nearly 20 million viewers opposite a two-hour "American Idol" and THE Good Wife won its time period in viewers and adults 25-54, topping the Olympic-promoted premiere of "Parenthood," according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Tuesday, March 2.

NCIS was second in households (11.9/18), viewers (19.67m), adults 25-54 (5.5/13) and adults 18-49 (4.1/11).

NCIS: LOS ANGELES was second in households (9.3/14) and viewers (14.97m); the show tied for second in adults 25-54 (4.4/10, with ABC) and averaged a 3.1/08 in adults 18-49.

THE Good Wife was first in households (8.5/15), viewers (13.29m) and adults 25-54 (3.8/10); it was second in adults 18-49 (2.7/08).  THE Good Wife topped the highly promoted premiere of "Parenthood" in viewers (vs. 8.08m, +64%) and adults 25-54 (vs. 3.6/09, +6%).

For the night, CBS was second in households (9.9/16), viewers (15.98m), adults 25-54 (4.6/11) and adults 18-49 (3.3/09).

 
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