NCIS: Los Angeles: 2011-12 TV Season Ratings

NCIS: Los Angeles ratingsHere are the ratings for the NCIS: Los Angeles TV show. Special Agents G. Callen (Chris O’Donnell), Sam Hanna (LL Cool J), and the rest of the special NCIS team go undercover and put themselves in dangerous situations. The third season of NCIS: Los Angeles typically airs Tuesday nights at 9pm on the CBS network.

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Final season three averages: 3.2 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 15.53 million total viewers.

Episodes 03-23 & 03-24: Tuesday, 05/15/12
3.0 in the demo (0% episode-to-episode change) with 15.19 million; first in the timeslot.
Season average: 3.18 in the demo with 15.53 million.
Demo average rank: #9 of 22 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 03-22: Tuesday, 05/08/12
3.0 in the demo (0% episode-to-episode change) with 14.56 million; second in the timeslot.
Season average: 3.20 in the demo with 15.56 million.
Demo average rank: #9 of 22 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 03-21: Tuesday, 05/01/12
3.0 in the demo (+25% episode-to-episode change) with 15.21 million; second in the timeslot.
Season average: 3.21 in the demo with 15.61 million.
Demo average rank: #9 of 22 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 03-20: Tuesday, 04/10/12
2.4 in the demo (-20% episode-to-episode change) with 12.86 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 3.22 in the demo with 15.63 million.
Demo average rank: #9 of 21 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 03-19: Tuesday, 03/27/12
3.0 in the demo (+7% episode-to-episode change) with 14.75 million; second in the timeslot.
Season average: 3.26 in the demo with 15.78 million.
Demo average rank: #10 of 21 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 03-18: Tuesday, 03/20/12
2.8 in the demo (-10% episode-to-episode change) with 16.17 million; first in the timeslot.
Season average: 3.28 in the demo with 15.83 million.
Demo average rank: #9 of 21 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

UPDATE: NCIS: Los Angeles has been renewed for a fourth season by CBS.

Episode 03-17: Tuesday, 02/28/12
3.1 in the demo (+15% episode-to-episode change) with 15.85 million; second in the timeslot.
Season average: 3.31 in the demo with 15.81 million.
Demo average rank: #10 of 21 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 03-16: Tuesday, 02/21/12
2.7 in the demo (-16% episode-to-episode change) with 15.47 million; second at 9pm, first place at 9:30pm.
Season average: 3.32 in the demo with 15.81 million.
Demo average rank: #10 of 21 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 03-15: Tuesday, 02/14/12
3.2 in the demo (+3% episode-to-episode change) with 16.15 million; first in the timeslot.
Season average: 3.36 in the demo with 15.83 million.
Demo average rank: #9 of 21 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 03-14: Tuesday, 02/07/12
3.1 in the demo (-9% episode-to-episode change) with 16.27 million; second place at 9pm, first at 9:30pm.
Season average: 3.37 in the demo with 15.81 million.
Demo average rank: #9 of 21 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 03-13: Tuesday, 01/10/12
3.4 in the demo (-3% episode-to-episode change) with 16.77 million; first in the timeslot.
Season average: 3.39 in the demo with 15.77 million.
Demo average rank: #8 of 20 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 03-12: Tuesday, 01/03/12
3.5 in the demo (+17% episode-to-episode change) with 17.08 million; first in the timeslot.
Season average: 3.39 in the demo with 15.69 million.
Demo average rank: #8 of 20 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 03-11: Tuesday, 12/13/11
3.0 in the demo (0% episode-to-episode change) with 16.40 million; second in the timeslot at 9pm, first at 9:30pm.
Season average: 3.38 in the demo with 15.57 million.
Demo average rank: #9 of 20 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 03-10: Tuesday, 11/22/11
3.0 in the demo (-12% week-to-week change) with 14.10 million; third in the timeslot.
Season average: 3.42 in the demo with 15.48 million.
Demo average rank: #9 of 20 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 03-09: Tuesday, 11/15/11
3.4 in the demo (0% week-to-week change) with 15.15 million; second in the timeslot at 9pm, first at 9:30pm.
Season average: 3.47 in the demo with 15.64 million.
Demo average rank: #9 of 20 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 03-08: Tuesday, 11/08/11
3.4 in the demo (0% week-to-week change) with 15.66 million; second in the timeslot at 9pm, first at 9:30pm.
Season average: 3.48 in the demo with 15.66 million.
Demo average rank: #9 of 20 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 03-07: Tuesday, 11/01/11
3.4 in the demo (-8% week-to-week change) with 15.52 million; second in the timeslot.
Season average: 3.49 in the demo with 15.70 million.
Demo average rank: #8 of 20 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 03-06: Tuesday, 10/25/11
3.7 in the demo (+9% week-to-week change) with 15.89 million; second in the timeslot.
Season average: 3.5 in the demo with 15.73 million.
Demo average rank: #9 of 20 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 03-05: Tuesday, 10/18/11
3.4 in the demo (+3% week-to-week change) with 15.35 million; second in the timeslot.
Season average: 3.5 in the demo with 15.7 million.
Demo average rank: #8 of 19 scripted TV shows on the network (Fall 2011 – Spring 2012).

Episode 03-04: Tuesday, 10/11/11
3.3 in the demo (-3% week-to-week change) with 15.4 million; second in the timeslot.
Season average: 3.5 in the demo with 15.79 million.
Demo average rank: #8 of 19 scripted TV shows currently on the network.

Episode 03-03: Tuesday, 10/4/11
3.4 in the demo (-6% week-to-week change) with 14.78 million; second place in 8pm timeslot, first at 8:30pm.
Season average: 3.5 in the demo with 15.92 million.
Demo average rank: #8 of 19 scripted TV shows currently on the network.

Episode 03-02: Tuesday, 9/27/11
The series remained consistent in week two, registering a solid 3.6 in the demo with 16.26 million. It was in second place in the demo for the first half hour (opposite New Girl) and won the second.
Season average: 3.6 demo with 16.48 million.

Episode 03-01: Tuesday, 9/20/11
The team had a positive start of the season with a 3.6 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 16.71 million viewers. It was in second place at 9pm (behind FOX’s New Girl) but was in first at 9:30pm (easily beating Raising Hope). Year-to-year, NCIS: LA was up by 6% in the demo.


Reference point: The 2010-11 season averaged a 3.4 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 16.31 million viewers.

Note: These ratings are collected by the Nielsen company and are the final national numbers. These are different from the fast affiliate numbers which are just estimates of the actual ratings and are reported on by most other outlets. The final nationals are typically released within 24 hours of the programming or, in the case of weekends and holidays, a couple days later.

What do you think? Do you like the NCIS: Los Angeles TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a fourth season?

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23 Comments · Read them below or add one

  1. th says

    NCIS LA is great. Please keep this show on the air. each character in this show is great , especially Daniela Ruah (Kensi Blye).

  2. Sue says

    I love NCIS LA its a brillaint show and i am avid fan of both LA and NCIS , never miss an episode . Keep it going season on season . Love the characters especially the on going banter between Kensi and Deeks , love Chris O’Donnell

  3. NCIS says

    I love NCIS la soooo much. It is a twist on the original NCIS and its so new and fresh. I love both NCIS shows because they are both so different from one another. They are not trying to be the same. So keep the show itsso amazing don’t lose faith in it I love it!!!!!!!!!

  4. says

    CBS Is Preparing To Cancel NCIS & NCIS Los Angeles. There are a lot of good jobs for the people who are making these following the ending of both of them. Nothing lasts forever. Get Over It!

  5. Craig says

    Any show that is doing over 15 million viewers on average is not going to get cancelled. It is a good show, and will long outlast any competition that is based on demo numbers, but much smaller audiences numbers. Five years from now NCIS LA will still be on.

  6. Lili says

    I love this show! Keep this on the air. The cast and story lines of bits and pieces of everyone’s past keep this fresh and interesting. And Hettie is the bomb! The action and the sense that the cast all work well together makes this show a keeper. Keep NCIS: LA on the air!!!

  7. LA says

    I love this show. I care about the characters. If this show is cancelled it confirms that the only shows worth watching Are on the premium channels without commercials. The original one is great. This one is different in great way. The fact that New girl is a threat shows how ridiculous the viewers you track are. Change the timeslot if it’s a concern. Don’t cancel the show. LLcool J and callen , Hettie, deems make the show

  8. Kat says

    I love NCIS:LA for being so different from the original NCIS. I wanted to love NCIS (heck yeah, Michael Weatherly, and the young woman who plays Abby!), but I could never get into it; meanwhile, I immediately fell in love with NCIS:LA. Ce’la vie. I don’t watch any Law and Order (except Criminal Minds when Jeff Goldblum was on it!) and the only CSI I watch is CSI:NY. Another case of the spin-off being better than the original, in my opinion. I hope they continue it.

  9. Patricia says

    I like NCIS: LA better than the original NCIS. I was bored with NCIS the last two seasons and rarely watched it. Shane Brennan created a great new show.

  10. Jim says

    I would have canceled NCIS: Los Angeles in a heartbeat. It doesn’t have the feel of the original NCIS. While many people may applaud that (the two shows having a different feel), it never sat well with me, just as I hated all of the CSI and Law and Order spinoffs.

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