NBC ended the freshman run of The New Normal on
Tuesday with back-to-back episodes beginning at 9 p.m., with the earlier episode
rising 46% from the previous week to a 1.9 rating with adults 18-49, according
to Nielsen overnight numbers. The 9:30 p.m. episode dipped 26% to a 1.4 (but
was still a tenth higher than last week). The season-ender was boosted by The
Voice at 8 p.m., which rose two tenths to a 4.3.
At 10 p.m., Smash was down a tenth to a 0.9. NBC won
the night with an overall 2.3 rating/7 share.
ABC took second with a 1.7/5. Splash sank another 18%
to a 1.4, Dancing With the Stars declined 8% to a 2.2 and Body of
Proof fell a tenth to a 1.5.
In third was Fox with a 1.6/4. Hell's Kitchen and The
Mindy Project were each down a tenth to a 1.9 and 1.4, respectively.
CBS was in third (and first in total viewers with 9.54
million, despite airing mostly repeats) with a 1.4/4. Golden Boy was
down a tenth to a 1.3.
The CW aired repeats.
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