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11.20.2015

WITH L+3, “NCIS” MOVES AHEAD OF FOOTBALL AS THE WEEK’S TOP PROGRAM

           NCIS (19.92m) moved ahead of “Sunday Night Football” (19.47m) as Week Eight’s #1 program, according to Nielsen live +3-day ratings for the week of Nov. 9-15.

This marks the second week this season that the veteran drama passed football and the third week a CBS series has emerged as the week’s top program. THE BIG BANG THEORY passed “Sunday Night Football” in premiere week.

NCIS added +3.24 million viewers (+19%). CBS’s other big L+3 gainers include THE BIG BANG THEORY, which increased +3.82m (+26%), BLUE BLOODS, which gained +3.58m (+35%) and SCORPION, which added +3.05m (+33%).

 

Primetime Weekly Rank - Live+3 vs. Live+SD - TOTAL VIEWERS

 

 

 

 

Source: Nielsen NPM,   LIVE+SD, LIVE+3 (11/09/2015 - 11/15/2015)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Live+SD Rank

Live+3 Rank

Program Title

Network

LIVE+SD PER2+ (000)

LIVE+3 PER2+ (000)

Percent Lift

Actual Lift (000)

 

3

1

NCIS

CBS

16,678

19,920

19%

3,242

 

1

2

NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL

NBC

19,388

19,473

0%

85

 

4

3

BIG BANG THEORY, THE

CBS

14,915

18,737

26%

3,822

 

2

4

60 MINUTES

CBS

18,132

18,522

2%

390

 

7

5

NCIS: NEW ORLEANS

CBS

12,390

14,733

19%

2,343

 

9

6

EMPIRE

FOX

11,200

14,694

31%

3,494

 

6

7

DANCING WITH THE STARS

ABC

12,633

14,042

11%

1,409

 

8

8

VOICE

NBC

12,016

14,026

17%

2,010

 

5

9

SUNDAY NIGHT NFL PRE-KICK

NBC

13,941

13,976

0%

35

 

13

10

BLUE BLOODS

CBS

10,331

13,907

35%

3,576

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

11

MADAM SECRETARY

CBS

10,612

12,564

18%

1,952

 

10

12

VOICE-TUE

NBC

10,863

12,553

16%

1,690

 

15

13

SCORPION

CBS

9,344

12,393

33%

3,049

 

29

14

BLINDSPOT

NBC

7,673

12,034

57%

4,361

 

14

15

VOICE 11/11

NBC

10,143

11,758

16%

1,615

 

19

16

CRIMINAL MINDS

CBS

8,512

11,435

34%

2,923

 

21

17

MODERN FAMILY

ABC

8,147

11,324

39%

3,177

 

20

18

HAWAII FIVE-0

CBS

8,467

11,217

32%

2,750

 

22

19

CHICAGO FIRE

NBC

8,145

11,114

36%

2,969

 

28

20

SCANDAL

ABC

7,703

10,838

41%

3,135

 

 

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