It’s going to be a little harder for fans of NCIS: Los Angeles to find their TV show this season. CBS has moved the series to Sunday nights, an evening when start times are often delayed because of football game overruns. How will this move affect the ratings? Will the series be cancelled or renewed for a ninth season? Stay tuned.
NCIS: Los Angeles follows the the high-stakes NCIS division that’s charged with apprehending elusive criminals that pose a threat to the nation’s security. By assuming false identities and utilizing advanced technology, the highly trained agents go deep undercover, putting their lives on the line to bring down their targets. This drama stars Chris O’Donnell, LL Cool J, Barrett Foa, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Miguel Ferrer, Renée Felice Smith, and Linda Hunt.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — usually the next day, around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
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For comparisons: The seventh season of NCIS: Los Angeles averaged a 1.32 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 8.63 million total viewers.
Note: These are the Live + Same Day Ratings which include “live” viewing plus delayed DVR viewing, up until 3am local time that same night. Ratings marked with an “*” are the fast affiliate ratings and will be updated with the Live+SD numbers when they are made available. Typically, networks get paid for C+3 ratings which includes DVR viewing within three days of the original airing when commercials are watched. Those numbers are rarely released to the press.
What do you think? Do you still like the NCIS: Los Angeles TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for season nine on CBS?