Ratings: ‘NCIS’ Slips, But Is Still Tuesday’s Top Show

CBS and NBC tie for first in primetime ratings


Tuesday powerhouse “NCIS” slipped a bit week to week, leaving the door open for NBC to tie CBS in primetime ratings averages. CBS was still easily No. 1 in terms of total viewers.

CBS and NBC tied for first in ratings, both with a 0.8 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 age demographic. CBS was first in total viewers with an average of 9 million, according to preliminary numbers. NBC was second in total viewers with 5 million.

For CBS, “NCIS” at 8 p.m. received a 1.0 rating/5 and 11.4 million viewers. “FBI” at 9 had a 0.8/4 and 8.7 million viewers. At 10, “NCIS: New Orleans” got a 0.7/3 and 6.8 million viewers.

For NBC, “The Village” at 8 had a 0.6/3 and 3.9 million viewers. At 9, “The Voice” got a 0.9/4 and 6.1 million viewers. “New Amsterdam” at 10 received a 0.8/4 and 5.1 million viewers.

Fox was third in ratings with a 0.6/3 and fourth in viewers with 2.3 million. “MasterChef Junior” at 8 had a 0.7/3 and 2.8 million viewers. At 9, “Mental Samurai” got a 0.5/2 and 1.7 million viewers.

ABC and Telemundo tied for fourth in ratings, both with a 0.5. ABC had a 3 share, Telemundo got a 2. ABC was third in total viewers with 2.9 million, Telemundo was fifth with 1.4 million.

For ABC, “American Housewife” at 8 received a 0.8/4 and 4 million viewers. At 8:30, “The Kids Are Alright” got a 0.6/3 and 3 million viewers. “Bless This Mess” at 9 had a 0.6/3 and 3.2 million viewers. Following a rerun, the latest installment of docuseries “1969” closed primetime with a 0.4/2 and 2.6 million viewers.

Univision and The CW tied for sixth in ratings, both with a 0.4/2. Univision was sixth in total viewers with 1.3 million, CW was seventh with 1.2 million.

For CW, “The Flash” at 8 had a 0.5/2 and 1.5 million viewers. “The 100” at 9 got a 0.3/1 and 822,000 viewers.