TV Ratings: NCIS: LA Fetches Good Gains, Ties for Sunday Demo Win

NCIS Los Angeles MWD

In the latest TV ratings, CBS’ NCIS: Los Angeles delivered its largest overnight audience since Oct. 21 (5.5 million total viewers) while rising two tenths in the demo to match its best rating (0.6) since its season opener and tie for this Sunday’s crown.

Opening the Eye’s night, 60 Minutes delivered Sunday’s biggest audience (6.7 mil), while The Equalizer (6.3 mil/0.5) was pretty steady. Come 10 pm, S.W.A.T. (3.9 mil/0.5) was up a tenth in the demo.

Over on ABC and leading out of AFV (4.6 mil/0.6, up a tenth), a three-hour American Idol averaged 5 mil and a 0.6, down a tick in both measures week-to-week; read Andy Swift’s recap.

Elsewhere, The CW’s Riverdale (250K/0.1) ticked up… and NBC’s Weakest Link (1.6 mil/0.2) and Transplant (1.1 mil/0.1) both dipped.

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The Live+Same Day numbers reported in our ratings column do not reflect a show’s overall performance, given the increased use of delayed playback via DVR and streaming platforms, plus out-of-home viewing. These numbers (Nielsen fast nationals, unless denoted as finals) instead aim to simply illustrate trends or superlatives. Warning: Contents may be hot!

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