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[01/13/10 - 09:46 AM]
Ncis Delivers Nearly 21 Million Viewers Opposte the Premiere of "American Idol"
CBS spins the numbers for Tuesday, January 12.

[via press release from CBS]

"NCIS" DELIVERS NEARLY 21 MILLION VIEWERS OPPOSTE THE PREMIERE OF "AMERICAN IDOL"

"NCIS" Retains Almost 100% of Its Viewer Delivery (99.5%), 100% of Its Adult 18-34 Average and 96% of Its Adult 18-49 First-Run Averages

"The Good Wife" Wins Its Time Period in all Measures

Opposite the premiere of "American Idol," NCIS delivered nearly 21 million viewers, almost a 100% retention of its live plus same day season average, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Tuesday, Jan. 12.

At 8:00 PM, NCIS was second in households (12.6/19), viewers (20.71m), adults 25-54 (5.9/14), adults 18-49 (4.3/11) and adults 18-34 (3.1/09). Compared to the program's first-run live plus same day (pre-"American Idol") average this season, NCIS retained 100% of both its ratings in household (12.6/20) and adults 18-34 (3.1/09), 95% of adults 25-54 (6.2/16), 96% of adults 18-49 (4.5/12) and 99.5% of viewers (20.81m).

At 9:00 PM, NCIS: LOS ANGELES was second in households (9.7/14), viewers (15.50m), adults 25-54 (4.3/09) and averaged a 3.0/07 in adults 18-49. NCIS: LOS ANGELES retained 93% of its live plus same day season average viewer delivery opposite the second hour of "American Idol."

At 10:00 PM, THE GOOD WIFE was first in households (8.9/15), viewers (13.79m), adults 25-54 (4.2/11) and adults 18-49 (3.0/08).

For the night, CBS was second in households (10.4/16), viewers (16.66m), adults 25-54 (4.8/11) and adults 18-49 (3.5/09).

Updated Tuesday ratings will be available this afternoon.

EDITORS NOTE: With final Tuesday ratings in, last night's NCIS, opposite the premiere of "American Idol," actually delivered MORE viewers than its live plus same day season average.

"NCIS" DELIVERS NEARLY 21 MILLION VIEWERS OPPOSITE THE PREMIERE OF "AMERICAN IDOL"

Last Night's "NCIS" Attracts More Viewers than its Season-to-Date Average While Retaining 100% of Its Adult 18-34 and 96% of Its Adult 18-49 First-Run Averages

"The Good Wife" Wins Its Time Period in all Measures

Opposite the premiere of "American Idol," NCIS delivered nearly 21 million viewers, more than its live plus same day season average, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for Tuesday, Jan. 12.

At 8:00 PM, NCIS was second in households (12.6/19), viewers (20.85m), adults 25-54 (6.0/14), adults 18-49 (4.3/11) and adults 18-34 (3.1/09). Compared to the program's first-run live plus same day (pre-"American Idol") average this season, NCIS retained 100% of both its ratings in household (12.6/20) and adults 18-34 (3.1/09), 97% of adults 25-54 (6.2/16), 96% of adults 18-49 (4.5/12). NCIS outdelivered its live plus same day season-to-date viewers average (20.81m).

At 9:00 PM, NCIS: LOS ANGELES was second in households (9.7/15), viewers (15.60m), adults 25-54 (4.3/09) and averaged a 3.0/07 in adults 18-49. NCIS: LOS ANGELES retained 93% of its live plus same day season average viewer delivery opposite the second hour of "American Idol."

At 10:00 PM, THE GOOD WIFE was first in households (9.0/15), viewers (13.87m), adults 25-54 (4.2/11) and adults 18-49 (3.0/08). THE GOOD WIFE beat the competition combined in households (vs. 6.7/12, +34%), viewers (vs. 10.42m, +33%), adults 25-54 (vs. 3.8/10, +11%) and tied in adults 18-49.

For the night, CBS was second in households (10.4/16), viewers (16.77m), adults 25-54 (4.8/11) and adults 18-49 (3.5/09).





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· GOOD WIFE, THE (CBS)
· NCIS (CBS)
· NCIS: LOS ANGELES (CBS)





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