CBS holds onto its ratings lead in prime time - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

CBS holds onto its ratings lead in prime time

Posted:
NEW YORK (AP) -

The Nielsen Co. says ratings were largely status quo last week, with CBS maintaining a decisive lead.

CBS' decade-old smash-hit drama, "NCIS," held the No. 1 slot, drawing more than 17 million viewers. Right behind was that network's sitcom hit, "The Big Bang Theory," seen by 16 million viewers. In third place: spinoff "NCIS: Los Angeles," logging 13 million viewers.

Overall, CBS easily won the week in prime time, averaging 9.4 million viewers. Runner-up ABC had 7.2 million viewers, followed by NBC and Fox.

TNT was the week's most popular cable network, averaging 3.1 million viewers in prime time. It was followed by USA, the Disney Channel and Fox News Channel.

NBC's "Nightly News" continued to reign as the most-watched evening newscast.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WAOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Chief Engineer Russ Crass at 715-842-2251. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.