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TV Audiences Climb To A 12-Month High Amid Coronavirus OutbreakWochit Postables
Amidst the coronavirus precautions and isolation, audiences are flocking to television. Ratings data are showing numbers unseen for up to a year as the coronavirus keeps millions of Americans at home. Police action series “NCIS” scored its biggest audience since February 2019 on Tuesday night, with 13.08 million viewers. The Tuesday night season finale of the NBC series “This Is Us” saw a 21% increase in viewers aged 18-49. Nielsen Ratings said that Americans are expected to watch as much as 60% more television during the COVID-19 outbreak. Audiences for the big four television networks - ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC - have been declining in recent years.