#1 U.S. DRAMA “NCIS” NAMED THE MOST WATCHED DRAMA IN THE WORLD
Hit CBS Series Honored with International TV Audience Award
at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival
Over 47 Million Viewers Worldwide Watched “NCIS” in 2016
MONTE-CARLO, AMSTERDAM and LOS ANGELES – June 20, 2017 – NCIS, the #1 drama on U.S. television for the eighth consecutive year, is the most watched drama TV series in the world, according to Eurodata TV Worldwide. This evening at the 57th Monte-Carlo Television Festival, CBS’ global powerhouse series received the prestigious 12th International Television Audience Award for a Drama TV Series. NCIS has now won the award three out of the last four years.
The annual International Audience Award is presented jointly by the Monte-Carlo Television Festival and Eurodata TV Worldwide. It rewards programs that delivered the highest ratings in 2016 worldwide across five continents, in three categories: Drama TV Series, Comedy TV Series and Telenovelas/Soap Operas.
International Audience Award nominees were pre-selected* among the top 15 imported fiction programs in 61 countries, representing almost 3 billion potential viewers. NCIS garnered more than 47 million viewers worldwide in 2016. (CBS)
NCIS is of course renewed for Season 15, to premiere September 26, 2017. Will the series ever end? Stay tuned…