Ratings: ‘The Voice’ Pushes ‘NCIS’ Down 17 Percent, Procedural Ties Series Low

CBS tops key demo winner NBC in total viewers by average of 411,000

Last Updated: March 2, 2016 @ 9:46 AM

Sorry, “NCIS”: your Tuesday reign of terror is (somewhat) over.

“The Voice” is back in town, leading NBC to topple CBS last night in the key 18-49 demographic. CBS, however, still bested NBC across prime time with an average of 411,000 more total viewers.

Super Tuesday coverage took over NBC, CBS, and ABC’s 10 o’clock hour.

NBC was first in ratings with a 2.5 rating/8 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and second in total viewers with an average of 10.2 million, according to preliminary numbers. At 8 p.m., “The Voice” scored a 3.0/10 and 12.4 million viewers. At 10, Super Tuesday coverage got a 1.5/5 and 5.7 million viewers.

CBS was second in ratings with a 1.5/5 and in viewers with 10.6 million. “NCIS” at 8 had a 2.0/7 and 15.2 million viewers. At 9, “NCIS: New Orleans” posted a 1.6/5 and 11.5 million viewers. Super Tuesday coverage at 10 received a 0.8/3 and 5 million viewers.

Fox was third in ratings with a 0.8/3 and fourth in viewers with 2.1 million. “New Girl” at 8 had a 1.1/4 and 2.6 million viewers. At 8:30, “Grandfathered” got a 0.8/3 and 2.1 million viewers. “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” at 9 received a 0.8/2 and 1.9 million viewers. “The Grinder” at 9:30 posted a 0.6/2 and 1.6 million viewers.

ABC and Univision tied for fourth in ratings, both with a 0.7/2. ABC was third in total viewers with 2.5 million, Univision was fifth with 1.8 million.

For ABC, the 8 o’clock hour-long “Muppets” season finale had a 0.9/3 and 2.7 million viewers. At 9, the season finale of “Marvel’s Agent Carter” got a 0.7/2 and 2.4 million viewers. At 10, Super Tuesday coverage put up a 0.6/2 and 2.3 million viewers.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in viewers with 1.4 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 1 million, airing just the “World Dog Awards” special.