Although its ratings dropped off quite sharply last year, the NCIS: Los Angeles TV show was not cancelled by CBS. Now that the second series in the successful NCIS franchise is back for a 10th season, will it earn the kind of ratings to warrant further installments, or will the Tiffany Network decide to wrap it up with an even 10? Will NCIS: Los Angeles be cancelled or renewed for season 11? Stay tuned. *Status update below.
A military police procedural, NCIS: Los Angeles stars Chris O’Donnell, LL Cool J, Linda Hunt, Daniela Ruah, Eric Christian Olsen, Barrett Foa, Renée Felice Smith, and Nia Long. The CBS action drama centers on the high-stakes NCIS division charged with apprehending those elusive criminals who threaten the nation’s security. Working undercover with advanced technology, these highly trained agents readily risk their lives to bring down their targets.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly in 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.
5/20 update: You can see the latest night’s ratings in context.
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For comparisons: The ninth season of NCIS: Los Angeles on CBS averaged a 0.91 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 7.90 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? Should it be cancelled or renewed for an 11th season on CBS?
*4/22/19 update: CBS has renewed NCIS: Los Angeles for an 11th season.