The annual Victoria's Secret Fashion show was packed with interesting lingerie ensembles, including the #10 million Royal Fantasy bra worn by Candice Swanepoel.
"NCIS" was last week's most-watched drama in Central Florida, and the CBS series was a repeat.
This week, "NCIS" was new, and it waltzed to the top of Tuesday's ratings with a huge audience. Mark Harmon and the gang drew 302,500 viewers, up from 230,100 last week.
A distant No. 2 Tuesday was "NCIS: Los Angeles" on CBS with 214,300 viewers.
CBS also had the No. 3 show in the "Victoria's Secret Fashion Show," which pulled in 124,100 viewers.
Rounding out the top five were two NBC series: "Chicago Fire" with 120,300 viewers and "The Voice" with 117,100. The best showing on cable came from FX's "Sons of Anarchy" with 94,600 viewers. Close behind was "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" on ABC with 91,700.
The top programs with the 18-to-49 age group were "NCIS," "Sons of Anarchy," the Victoria's Secret special, "NCIS: Los Angeles" and "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD."
Nationally, CBS won the night in total viewers and the 18-to-49 age group. Nationwide, the Victoria's Secret models were No. 1 in that age group among all broadcasts. "NCIS" averaged 18.8 million viewers, according to early ratings. "NCIS: Los Angeles" pulled in 14.7 million, and the Victoria's Secret special had 9.7 million admirers.
For NBC, "The Voice" drew 11.2 million and "Chicago Fire" attracted 9.3 million.
The prime-time averages: CBS with 14.4 million, NBC with 8.9 million, Fox with 5.1 million for the American Country Music Awards, ABC with 4.4 million and The CW with 592,000 for repeated specials on Katy Perry and Lady Gaga. "Agents of SHIELD" was ABC's best with 5.9 million.