Primetime Ratings Tuesday: CBS Wins With ‘NCIS’ Double Shot

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CBS won the prime ratings race Tuesday, with NCIS pacing the network to the title. CBS got a 0.7 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 4 share. In second was Fox at 0.5/3. 

CBS had NCIS from 8 to 10 p.m. at 0.8 and 0.7, virtually level with its last new airing. FBI: Most Wanted got a flat 0.5. 

On Fox, The Resident slid 17% to 0.5, and Prodigal Son rated a level 0.5.

ABC had a 0.4/3 with 2015 movie Cinderella

Univision got a 0.4/2 and NBC and Telemundo a 0.3/2. Univision had Vencer El Desamor at a flat 0.5, Imperio de Mentiras at 0.4 and Dulce Ambicion at 0.3, the latter two both up a tenth. 

NBC had Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist at a level 0.4 and a This Is Us rerun, then Nurses off 50% to 0.2.

On Telemundo it was El Domo del Dinero up 50% to 0.3, Todo Por Mi Hija at 0.4 and Falsa Identidad at 0.3, the latter two flat. 

The CW got a 0.1/1. Two Sentence Horror Stories and Trickster both got a level 0.1. 

Michael Malone

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.