via press release:
CBS WINS TUESDAY IN VIEWERS AND ADULTS 25-54
“NCIS” Sweeps its Time Period in Viewers and Key Demos
“NCIS: Los Angeles” Places First in Viewers with its Largest Audience Since March
“The Good Wife” Place First in Viewers with Gains Over its Last First Run Episode
CBS placed first in viewers and adult 25-54 paced by time period winning NCIS, which was Tuesday’s number one program in viewers, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Dec. 14.
NCIS was first in households (12.1/20), viewers (19.78m), adults 25-54 (5.4/14) and adults 18-49 (4.0/12). NCIS posted its best deliveries in both viewers and adults 18-49 since Nov. 9, 2010 and in adults 25-54 since Nov. 16, 2010.
NCIS: LOS ANGELES was first in households (10.2/16), viewers (16.76m), tied for first in adults 25-54 (4.6/11, with NBC) and second in adults 18-49 (3.2/09). NCIS: LOS ANGELES scored its best viewer performance since March 9, 2010 and best adults 25-54 performance since Nov. 16, 2010.
THE GOOD WIFE was first in households (7.7/13), viewers (11.71m), second in adults 25-54 (3.2/08) and adults 18-49 (2.1/06). Compared to the last first run episode on Nov. 23, THE GOOD WIFE was up +18% in households (from 6.5/11), +14% in adults 25-54 (from 2.8/07), even in adults 18-49 and added +1.65m viewers (from 10.06m, +16%).
For the night, CBS was first in households (10.0/16), viewers (16.08m), adults 25-54 (4.4/11) and second in adults 18-49 (3.1/09).
Updated Tuesday ratings will be available this afternoon.