Even 'NCIS' Repeat Tops Ratings
Even 'NCIS' Repeat Tops Ratings
Glenn Diaz
Glenn Diaz
Staff Writer, BuddyTV
There wasn't a new episode of NCIS last week or this one, but from the looks of things, people are OK with watching repeats and can do nothing else on Tuesday night. According to ratings figures courtesy of Nielsen Media, an NCIS repeat placed third last week, and even came close to eclipsing Desperate Housewives' much-ballyhooed midseason finale that featured that plane crash.

For the week of November 30 to December 6, Sunday Night Football was tops with 20.89 mil. Desperate Housewives was second with 14.86 mil, while NCIS attracted some 14.28 million, just half a mil less than Desperate, which in turn registered a notch below its 15.3 mil average this season so far.

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NCIS pushed CBS to be the week's overall winner, with an 8.8 mil viewers average in prime time. The other CBS shows are Survivor: Samoa, Amazing Race, and 60 Minutes.

When NCIS returns with "Faith" the enlisted son of a retired colonel-turned-preacher is found dead, and the team is leaning towards thinking it may be a hate crime. Elsewhere, Gibbs (Mark Harmon) gets a visit from her father (Ralph Waite) for the holidays, because this is also the procedural's Christmas episode.


Source: Associated Press, CBS
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