TV Ratings Report: NCIS Over American Idol

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NCIS achieved a milestone last night, outdrawing American Idol for the first time in history - in total viewers - for the 8 p.m. hour when these two went head-to-head. This is especially noteworthy considering it marked the latter's first live show of the season...

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8 p.m.
NCIS: 18 million
American Idol: 15.6 million
The Biggest Loser: 5.7 million
Last Man Standing: 7.3 million/Cougar Town: 4.3 million
Hart of Dixie rerun: 890,000

9 p.m.
NCIS: Los Angeles: 15.6 million
The River: 4 million
Ringer: 1.1 million

10 p.m.
Unforgettable: 9.9 million
Parenthood: 5.1 million
Body of Proof: 6.8 million

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I could see American Idol being cancel

Sarah silva

Oh and Jarrod I agree about Parenthood, 22 even would be way better than the amount we go this year

Sarah silva

Parenthood is such a good show I can not believe that Body of Proof has more viewers. I hope Parenthood is back next season.
I like Ringer and it gets better each week but for some reason SMG is not pulling in the viewers like the Buffy days...I have a bad feeling it will be cancelled

Eneci

sad for ringer as well! It stepped up it's game a lot! And I'm sure itt would be better if it aired on a more adult channel! Just my opinion!

Aries93

Sucks for Ringer hitting a series low. It did pretty average last week for The CW. Was hoping they'd pick up. Oh well, I guess the writers better plan their next 7 episodes accurately to prepare for a major final wrapping up all storylines.
In regards to Parenthood, I really look forward to NBC renewals. I know it'll get a 4th season, but I hope they give it a fair amount. 24 for example?