A Record-Setting Tuesday for 'NCIS'

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January 12th, 2011

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A RECORD-SETTING TUESDAY FOR "NCIS"

In Its Eighth Season, "NCIS" Delivers Its Largest Audience EVER with Nearly 22 Million Viewers; Posts Highest Adult 18-49 rating Since Oct. 2009

"NCIS: Los Angeles" Delivers Its Largest Audience in Over a Year

"The Good Wife" Posts Largest Adult 18-49 Rating Since October

CBS Sweeps Every Half-Hour in Viewers and Key Demographics

CBS Delivers Largest Tuesday Audience Since Feb. 2010

First-run episodes of CBS's Tuesday dramas made a strong return led by NCIS, which in its eighth season delivered nearly 22 million viewers — its largest audience ever — leading the Network to a sweep of every half-hour in viewers and key demographics,   according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Jan. 11.

NCIS was first in households (12.9/20), viewers (21.93m), adults 25-54 (6.1/15) and adults 18-49 (4.5/12).  NCIS beat NBC, ABC, FOX and CW combined in viewers (21.93m vs. 19.49m, +13%).  NCIS posted its largest ever viewers delivery, posted its best adults 25-54 rating since Jan. 5, 2010, and its best adults 18-49 rating since Oct. 20, 2009.

NCIS: LOS ANGELES was first in households (10.7/16), viewers (18.03m), adults 25-54 (5.0/12) and adults 18-49 (3.7/09).  NCIS: LOS ANGELES posted its best viewer delivery since Jan. 5, 2010 and its best ratings in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since Oct.19, 2010.

THE Good Wife was first in households (7.8/13), viewers (12.22m), adults 25-54 (3.3/08) and adults 18-49 (2.3/06).  THE Good Wife beat the competition combined in viewers by +12% (vs. 10.93m for both NBC and ABC).  THE Good Wife posted its best deliveries in both households and viewers since Nov. 9, 2010, and its best delivery in adults 18-49 since Oct. 26, 2010.

For the night, CBS was first in households (10.5/16), viewers (17.39m), adults 25-54 (4.8/12) and adults 18-49 (3.5/09).  CBS posted its best Tuesday delivery in viewers since Feb. 9, 2010 and its best in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since Oct. 19, 2010.

Updated Tuesday ratings will be available this afternoon.

 
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