via press release:
"NCIS: LOS ANGELES" DELIVERS ITS LARGEST AUDIENCE OF THE SEASON AND BEST ADULT 18-49 RATING SINCE OCTOBER
"NCIS" Soars Above 20 Million Viewers for the Second Time This Season and Matches Second-Highest Adult 18-49 Rating
"Unforgettable" Up in Viewers and Adults 18-49 From Last First-Run Episode
CBS Posts Best Tuesday in Viewers Since Premiere Week and Highest-Rated in Adults 18-49 Since October
NCIS: LOS ANGELES delivered its largest audience since last February, NCIS posted its second largest audience with more than 20 million viewers and UNFORGETTABLE had both its best viewer performance since November and best adult 18-49 rating since October, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Tuesday, Jan. 3.
Note: CBS program durations changed due to breaking news (Iowa Caucuses) in different time zones. Ratings for the network are tentative and subject to change.
NCIS was first in households (12.0/18), viewers (20.02m), adults 25-54 (5.8/13) and adults 18-49 (4.2/11). NCIS posted its best delivery in viewers since Nov. 8, 2011, adults 25-54 since Sept. 20, 2011 (the season premiere) and adults 18-49 since Oct. 4, 2011.
NCIS: LOS ANGELES was first in households (10.5/15), viewers (17.07m), adults 25-54 (4.9/10) and adults 18-49 (3.5/08). NCIS: LOS ANGELES posted its best deliveries in viewers since Feb. 22, 2011 and best adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 ratings since Oct. 25, 2011.
UNFORGETTABLE was first in households (7.4/12), viewers (11.62m), adults 25-54 (3.4/08) and adults 18-49 (2.5/06). UNFORGETTABLE posted its best delivery in adults 25-54 since Nov. 15, 2011, best viewers performance since Nov. 8, 2011 and best adults 18-49 ratings since Oct. 25, 2011.
For the night, CBS was first in households (10.0/15), viewers (16.24m), adults 25-54 (4.7/11) and adults 18-49 (3.4/09). CBS posted its best Tuesday delivery with regularly scheduled programming in viewers since Sept. 20, 2011 (premiere week Tuesday) and in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 since Oct. 25, 2011.