Limitless premiered to Tuesday night’s top ratings with the most viewers for a new series – 9.76 and a 1.8 on the 18-49 demographic, building on its NCIS: New Orleans lead-in.
NCIS won the overall for butts in seats/eyes on the tube battle with 17.69 viewers. Follow the jump for more.
“LIMITLESS” PREMIERES AS TUESDAY’S MOST WATCHED NEW SERIES
New Drama Builds on its Adult 18-49 Lead-In
CBS’s new drama LIMITLESS premiered as Tuesday’s most watched new series while building on its adult 18-49 lead-in, according to Nielsen preliminary live plus same day ratings for Sept. 22.
At 10PM, LIMITLESS averaged a time period winning 9.76 million viewers, 1.8/06 in adults 18-49, building +6% on its “NCIS: New Orleans” lead-in (1.8 from 1.7) and 2.5/07 in adults 25-54.
Earlier, NCIS returned as the night’s most watched program, averaging 17.69 million viewers. Compared to its May finale, NCIS was up +18% in viewers, +20% in adults 18-49 and +24% in adults 25-54.