Bob Newhart guest role on ‘NCIS’ was a different twist, no comedy but drama. With actors the quality of a Bob Newhart, Robert Wagner, Ralph Waite demonstrates why NCIS with Mark Harmon is the top drama program on TV today.
NCIS topped Tuesday in viewers, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 as the eighth-year drama notched its second-largest audience of the season with just under 21 million viewers, leading CBS to a nightly win in viewers and key demographics, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Jan. 18.
NCIS was first in households (12.6/20), viewers (20.98m), adults 25-54 (5.7/15) and adults 18-49 (4.1/11).
NCIS: LOS ANGELES was first in households (10.6/16), viewers (17.28m), adults 25-54 (4.7/11) and adults 18-49 (3.3/09).
THE GOOD WIFE was first in households (7.5/13), viewers (11.34m), adults 25-54 (3.2/08) and tied for first in adults 18-49 (2.1/06, with NBC).
For the night, CBS was first in households (10.2/16), viewers (16.53m), adults 25-54 (4.5/11) and adults 18-49 (3.2/09) for the second consecutive Tuesday.