via press release:
“NCIS” TOPS 20 MILLION VIEWERS FOR ITS FOURTH CONSECUTIVE
“NCIS: Los Angeles” and “The Good Wife” Sweep Their Time Periods in Viewers and Key Demographics
CBS Wins Tuesday in Viewers and Adults 25-54
NCIS was Tuesday’s #1 program in viewers, topping the 20-million-viewer mark for its fourth consecutive first-run broadcast, while NCIS: LOS ANGELES and THE GOOD WIFE won their time periods in viewers and key demographics, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Tuesday, Feb. 8.
NCIS was first in households (12.1/19), viewers (20.30m), adults 25-54 (5.8/14) and a strong second in adults 18-49 (4.2/12). With the exception of the special post-Super Bowl broadcast of “Glee,” “NCIS” remains the only scripted series with episodes this season to tally 20 million viewers or more (live plus same day).
NCIS: LOS ANGELES was first in households (10.3/16), viewers (17.07m), adults 25-54 (4.9/12) and adults 18-49 (3.5/09).
THE GOOD WIFE was first in households (7.6/13), viewers (11.82m), adults 25-54 (3.4/09) and adults 18-49 (2.2/06). Compared to last week, THE GOOD WIFE was up +6% in adults 25-54 (from 3.2/08)—it’s best delivery in this demo since Nov. 16, 2010—and even in adults 18-49.
For the night, CBS was first in households (10.0/16), viewers (16.40m), adults 25-54 (4.7/12) and second in adults 18-49 (3.3/09, -0.1 behind FOX).