The Tiffany network presents their take on the fast affiliate ratings for last night’s installments of NCIS and NCIS: Los Angeles. They don’t happen to mention 10pm’s Unforgettable which hit a news series low in the all-important 18-49 demographic.
Here’s a press release from CBS, with their spin on last night’s numbers:
This Just In…
…From CBS Entertainment
“NCIS” IS THE NIGHT’S #1 PROGRAM IN VIEWERS, DELIVERING A LARGER AUDIENCE THAN A TUESDAY EDITION OF “AMERICAN IDOL” FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER
“NCIS” and “NCIS: Los Angeles” Combine to Give CBS a First Place Finish in Viewers From 8:00-10:00 PM
NCIS was the night’s #1 program in viewers, delivering a larger audience than a Tuesday edition of “American Idol” for the first time ever, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Feb. 28.
At 8:00 PM, NCIS was first in households (11.2/17), viewers (18.01m) and second in both adults 25-54 (4.9/12) and adults 18-49 (3.4/09). NCIS beat a first-run episode of “American Idol Tuesday” for the first time ever in viewers in both the common hour and for the night.
NCIS was in its closest competitive position to date with an “American Idol Tuesday” broadcast in both adults 25-54 and adults 18-49.
At 9:00 PM, NCIS: LOS ANGELES was first in households (9.8/15) and second in viewers (15.67m, -0.38m behind FOX), adults 25-54 (4.3/10) and adults 18-49 (3.1/08). Compared to last week, NCIS: LOS ANGELES was up +8% in adults 25-54 (from 4.0/09), +15% in adults 18-49 (from 2.7/07) and added +200,000 viewers (from 15.47m, +1%).
In the common two hours with FOX, CBS was first in households (10.5/16 vs. 9.3/14, +13%) and viewers (16.84m vs. 15.84m, +6%).
What do you think? Were you watching any CBS shows last night?