“Jack Knife” — When a Marine is found dead, Gibbs, Fornell and the team hit the open road to bust an illegal trucking operation, on NCIS, Joe Spano (“NYPD Blue”) reprised his role as Senior FBI Agent T.C. Fornell and at 8:00 PM, NCIS was second in households (11.8/17), viewers (19.68m), adults 25-54 (5.5/13) and adults 18-49 (4.1/11). Compared to last week, NCIS was up +3% in households (from 11.5/17) and added +450,000 viewers (from 19.23m, +2%).
NCIS: LOS ANGELES was first in households (10.8/16), viewers (17.82m), second in adults 25-54 (5.3/12, -0.1 behind ABC) and tied for second in adults 18-49 (4.0/10, with NBC). NCIS: LOS ANGELES posted the show’s best households, viewers and adults 25-54 delivery since Jan. 5, 2010, and best adults 18-49 performance since Nov. 24, 2009. NCIS: LOS ANGELES posted its best retention percentages ever in households (92%), adults 25-54 (96%) and adults 18-49 (98%) from NCIS (for first-run episodes only) and matched best retention in viewers (91%, with the series/season premieres).
STRONG NIGHT FOR CBS’s FRESHMAN DRAMAS
“The Good Wife” Attracts its Largest Audience and Best-Ever Adult 25-54 Rating
CBS’s freshman dramas had a strong night as THE GOOD WIFE delivered its largest audience and best-ever adult 25-54 rating and NCIS: LOS ANGELES retained season-high lead-in percentages in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Tuesday, Feb. 10.
At 10:00 PM, THE GOOD WIFE was first in households (9.5/16), viewers (14.69m), adults 25-54 (4.5/11), adults 18-49 (3.1/09), women 18-49 (3.8/10) and women 25-54 (5.5/13). THE GOOD WIFE posted series’ highs in households, viewers and adults 25-54, delivering its best adults 18-49 ratings since Sept. 29, 2009. THE GOOD WIFE beat the competition combined in viewers (vs. 11.79m, +25%).
For the night, CBS was first in households (10.7/17), second in viewers (17.40m), adults 25-54 (5.1/12) and adults 18-49 (3.8/10).
(source: information provided by CBS)