Ncis Draws Its Highest Ratings Yet
The audience for CBS's NCIS continues to grow exponentially. Final Nielsen figures released on Wednesday indicated that Tuesday's show posted its highest rating ever in overall households, a 13.0 rating and a 21 share -- representing 21.25 million viewers. The rest of CBS's schedule also posted solid results despite competition from post-season coverage of Major League Baseball by Fox. On Thursday, ratings-challenged NBC got a boost when its freshman series Mercy won its time period. But CBS once again was the winner of the night. thanks to Criminal Minds , which drew 13.72 million viewers and CSI N.Y. , which drew 12.56 million.