Ratings: ‘This Is Us,’ ‘NCIS’ Return to Top Their Time Slots

Shows had last week off for President Trump’s address and a Super Bowl commercial special

Last Updated: February 8, 2017 @ 9:54 AM

Everything’s back to normal on Tuesday nights.

“NCIS” dominated 8 o’clock — and the evening — in total viewers. Sixty minutes later, “This Is Us” claimed the best Nielsen numbers in the key 18-49 demographic. As a result, NBC topped the main demo on average, while CBS hauled in the most overall eyeballs.

Last week, both hit shows were pushed in some capacity for President Trump’s address. During that same period, a Super Bowl commercial special also took up an hour on the network.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.8 rating/7 share in the advertiser-coveted demographic last night and second in total viewers with an average of 7.5 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Wall” at 8 p.m. posted a 1.4/5 and 6 million viewers. At 9, “This Is Us” scored a 2.5/9 and 9.5 million viewers. “Chicago Fire” at 10 put up a 1.5/6 and 6.8 million viewers.

CBS was second in ratings with a 1.3/5 and first in viewers with 11.7 million. “NCIS” at 8 earned a 1.7/6 and 15.4 million viewers. At 9, “Bull” boasted a 1.3/4 and 10.7 million viewers. “NCIS: New Orleans” at 10 landed a 1.0/4 and 8.9 million viewers.

ABC was third in ratings with a 1.1/4 and in viewers with 3.8 million. “The Middle” at 8 had a 1.5/6 and 6.3 million viewers. At 8:30, “American Housewife” got a 1.5/5 and 5.4 million viewers. “Fresh Off the Boat” at 9 received a 1.2/4 and 3.8 million viewers. At 9:30, “The Real O’Neals” closed the comedy block to a 0.9/3 and 2.8 million viewers. “Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” at 10 finished off actual primetime with a 0.7/3 and 2.1 million viewers.

CW was fourth in ratings with a 0.9/3 and fifth in viewers with 2.4 million. “The Flash” at 8 garnered a 1.1/4 and 2.9 million viewers. At 9, “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” procured a 0.7/2 and 1.9 million viewers.

Fox was fifth in ratings with a 0.8/3 and fourth in viewers with 2.7 million. “New Girl” at 8 had a 0.9/4 and 2.3 million viewers. At 9, “The Mick” got a 0.9/3 and 2.5 million viewers.

Univision and Telemundo tied for seventh in ratings, both with a 0.6/2. Univision was sixth in total viewers with 1.9 million, Telemundo was seventh with 1.5 million.

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