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Primetime Ratings Tuesday: ‘NCIS’ Leads CBS to Title

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

CBS won the Tuesday ratings derby, with NCIS setting a hot pace. CBS posted a 0.8 rating in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 5 share. In second was NBC at 0.5/4. 

NCIS shot up 13% to 0.9 on CBS. FBI got a 0.7 and FBI: Most Wanted a 0.6, both flat. 

On NBC, Young Rock got a 0.5 and Kenan a 0.4, the comedies flat. This Is Us lost 13% for a 0.7 and New Amsterdam earned a level 0.4. 

ABC, Fox, Telemundo and Univision all scored a 0.3/2. ABC had Pooch Perfect at 0.4, down 33% from its series premiere. Black-ish and Mixed-ish both lost a tenth for a 0.3. The Soul of a Nation finale also shed a tenth for a 0.2. 

Fox had reruns of The Resident and The Masked Singer

On Telemundo it was Exatlon Estados Unidos and La Suerte De Loli both down a tenth at 0.2 and Buscando A Frida up a tenth at 0.4. 

Univision had La Rosa de Guadalupe at a level 0.4. Te Acuerdas De Mi got a 0.3 and La Hija Del Embajador a 0.2, both shedding a tenth of a point. 

The CW did a 0.2/1. The Flash grew 50% to 0.3 and Supergirl got 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.