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Primetime Ratings Tuesday: CBS on Top With ‘NCIS’

Pictured: Mark Harmon as NCIS Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs
(Image credit: Photo: Sonja Flemming/CBS)

CBS had the winning score in Tuesday prime, with NCIS pacing the net to the title. CBS rated a 0.8 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 5 share. In second was ABC at 0.6/4. 

NCIS got a 0.9, up from last week’s 0.8 and 0.7 double run. FBI shot up 33% from its last airing to 0.8 and FBI: Most Wanted grew 20% to 0.6. 

ABC had the premiere of To Tell the Truth at 0.6. On a new night, Black-ish and the season premiere of Mixed-ish both got a 0.6, Black-ish growing 50%. Big Sky did a flat 0.6. 

Fox had a 0.5/3. The Resident posted a 0.6 and Prodigal Son a 0.4, The Resident up a tenth and Prodigal Son down a tenth. 

Telemundo and Univision both notched a 0.4/2. Telemundo had the season starter for Exatlon Estados Unidos at 0.4. The premieres of La Suerta de Loli and Buscando a Frida both got a 0.4. 

On Univision, Vencer El Desamor did a 0.5 and Imperio de Mentiras a 0.4. Dulce Ambicion scored a 0.3. All three were level with last week. 

NBC scored a 0.3/2. Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist went up 25% to 0.5. After a This Is Us rerun, Nurses got a flat 0.2. 

The CW rated a 0.1/0. Two Sentence Horror Stories and Trickster both scored a flat 0.1. 

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.