Cape Town – The hit series NCIS was honoured with the International TV Audience Award at Monte-Carlo Television Festival on Tuesday.
NCIS has been lauded as the #1 drama series on U.S. television for the eighth consecutive year.
The series is the most watched drama TV series in the world, according to Eurodata TV Worldwide.
On Tuesday, 20 June at the 57th Monte-Carlo Television Festival the 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 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.
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