CBS SAYS 'NCIS' RENEWED FOR 2013-2014 SEASON

     (The following press release from CBS was received by e-mail and was 
reformatted. The sender verified the statement.) 
Feb. 1, 2013 
CBS ANNOUNCES NEW CONTRACT EXTENSION FOR "NCIS" STAR AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCER 
MARK HARMON 
"NCIS," TELEVISION'S #1 SERIES AND A GLOBAL LEADER, IS RENEWED FOR 2013-2014 
SEASON 
CBS announced today a new contract extension for NCIS star and 
executive producer Mark Harmon, and that the U.S. and global ratings phenomenon 
NCIS has been renewed for the 2013-2014 season. 
"In a world gone niche, NCIS keeps getting bigger, and Mark Harmon 
continues to define the role of leading man on the #1 show on television," said 
Leslie Moonves, President and Chief Executive Officer, CBS Corporation.  "NCIS 
is the type of franchise every company wants in today's global content 
ecosystem - high-quality storytelling that generates passionate viewers and 
drives revenue on every conceivable platform." 
Currently in its 10th season, NCIS continues to hit ratings 
milestones.  This season, for the first time ever, it ranks as television's #1 
program (ahead of Sunday Night Football).  NCIS is averaging 21.48 million 
viewers, up +7% over last year and is the highest-rated drama among adults 
25-54 (5.9/15), while averaging 4.2/12 in adults 18-49.  The series delivered 
its second-largest live plus same day audience on Jan. 15, averaging 22.86 
million viewers.  That total soared to 25.36 million viewers with L+3 day lift, 
marking the first NCIS broadcast to deliver more than 25 million viewers with 
live plus 3-day lift or live plus 7-day lift. 
NCIS is also an international hit, licensed in more than 200 
markets.  It is the #1 series on M6 in France, the #1 U.S. series on Rai2 in 
Italy and the #2 U.S. series overall, the #1 U.S. series on TV3 in Sweden, the 
#2 U.S. series on LaSexta in Spain, the #2 U.S. drama on Network Ten in 
Australia and the #3 U.S. series on Sat1 in Germany. 
In domestic syndication, NCIS is broadcast on USA Network and ranks 
as cable's #1 off-network drama. 
NCIS premiered on CBS in 2003-2004. Since its debut, NCIS's ratings 
have steadily climbed, finishing 2008-2009 ranked fifth among all primetime 
programs.  During the 2009-2010 season it became the #1 drama/scripted program 
on television, and has remained the #1 drama ever since. 
NCIS stars Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Cote de Pablo, Sean 
Murray, Pauley Perrette, Rocky Carroll, Brian Dietzen and David McCallum.  Gary 
Glasberg, Chas. Floyd Johnson, Mark Horowitz, Mark Harmon, Shane Brennan, 
George Schenck, Frank Cardea and Donald P. Bellisario are executive producers 
for Belisarius Productions in association with CBS Television Studios. 
Mark Harmon is represented by Paradigm and attorney Barry Axelrod. 
Press Contacts: 
Phil Gonzales
CBS Television Network
818-655-1580
phil.gonzales@cbs.com  
Lauri Metrose
CBS Television Studios
818-655-7223
lauri.metrose@cbs.com  
Jennifer Weingroff
CBS Studios International
323-575-5460
jennifer.weingroff@cbs.com  
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