Primetime Ratings: NBC Wins on Hefty ‘This Is Us’ Premiere

‘NCIS’ and ‘Bull’ build on last spring’s finales on CBS

Powered by the season two premiere of This Is Us, NBC took the ratings crown Tuesday with a 2.7 score in viewers 18-49, and a 10 share. That topped CBS’ 1.3/5.

The Voice started things off at 2.6, then This Is Us did a 3.8, up 36% over last year’s premiere. Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders debuted at 1.7.

On CBS, the NCIS premiere scored a 1.6, 7% better than its season finale, and the season debut of Bull a 1.2, up 9% from its finale. The premiere of NCIS: New Orleans scored a 1.0, down a tenth from its season closer last spring.

ABC did a 1.2/5, with the finale of Celebrity Family Feud at 1.3, up 30%, then Dancing With the Stars at 1.2. It had a 1.5 the night before.

Fox was at 1.0, with the premiere of Lethal Weapon at 1.2, down a tenth from last year's closer, and the premieres of The Mick up 29% from its finale at 0.9, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine at 0.8, 33% better than its finale.

Telemundo did a 0.6/2 and Univision a 0.5/2.

The CW scored a 0.2/1 with repeats.