CBS easily won Tuesday night with both adults 18-49 (3.6 rating/10 share) and total viewers, according to Nielsen overnight numbers. NCIS climbed 8% to a 4.2, making it the highest-rated program of the night in the demo, while sister drama NCIS: Los Angeles rose 11% to a 3.9. The Good Wife was up a tick to a 2.6 to win the 10 p.m. hour.
ABC placed second with a 2.4/7. No Ordinary Family slipped a tenth to a 2.2 and the Dancing With the Stars results show slid 11% to a season-low 3.1. Rookie drama Detroit 1-8-7 grew 6% to a 1.9, tying NBC's Parenthood in the hour.
NBC was a close third at a 2.3/6. The Biggest Loser and Parenthood both dropped a tenth to a 2.5 and a series-low 1.9, respectively.
Fox scored a fourth-place 1.7/5 for its schedule of mostly repeats. The only new episode of the night, Running Wilde, tumbled 14% to new low 1.2 without an original lead-in.
The CW trailed with a 0.8/2. One Tree Hill (0.9) and Life Unexpected (0.7) were both relatively flat.
The smarter way to stay on top of broadcasting and cable industry. Sign up below.
Thank you for signing up to Broadcasting & Cable. You will receive a verification email shortly.
There was a problem. Please refresh the page and try again.