CBS' complete lineup hit or tied season highs in each whole viewers and adults 18-49 as widespread stay-at-home mandates throughout the coronavirus pandemic proceed to drive viewing. The finale's 7.85 million viewers have been probably the most for the present since its season premiere.
In the latest TV ratings, CBS' NCIS drew 13.1 million total viewers and a 1.3 demo rating, surging 21 and 30 percent from its last fresh episode to mark its largest audience in well over a year while matching its season high in the demo (last set on October 1).
The season finale of This Is Us delivered its best same-day ratings in months Tuesday. NBC premiered its new series "Council of Dads" after "This Is Us" to a 0.7 rating and around 4 million total viewers. Earlier within the night time, "Ellen's Sport of Video games" shot as much as a season excessive 1.Four score and 6.three million viewers, beating the earlier watermark by a formidable 700,000 complete viewers.
"Empire" drew its largest audience since October of past year on Fox, scoring 2.8 million pairs of eyeballs and a 0.7 rating.
CBS was second in ratings with a 1.1/5 and first in viewers with 11 million.
Meanwhile on CBS, an "FBI" crossover with its "Most Wanted" spinoff yielded a 1.1 average rating and around 10 million total viewers, an excellent season high return as far as both series are concerned. Fox (0.8) edged ABC (0.7) for third place.
Fox's Empire (0.7 demo, 2.79 million viewers) added about 100,000 viewers while holding steady in adults 18-49.
Over on ABC, "The Conners" struggled a little bit to keep up with the stiff competition, ticking down to a 1.1 rating and 6.4 million viewers. "Black-ish" at 9:30 got that same rating and share but drew 2.6 million viewers. At 10 p.m., "For Life" closed the night with a 0.6/3 and 2.4 million viewers. Univision averaged 0.5, followed by Telemundo with 0.4 and The CW with 0.1. The CW aired reruns.