The long-running CBS police procedural was awarded the International Audience Award at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival on Wednesday. Three International Audience Awards are handed out to the highest-rated drama, comedy and soap opera as measured by the audiences in 66 countries on five continents.
According to CBS, the series grabbed more than 57.6 million viewers in 2013 from a possible 3 billion potential viewers.
Earlier this year, CBS renewed "NCIS" for a 12th season. It has also spawned