Ratings: New Girl Repeats as Tuesday's Demo Darling, NCIS Tops Glee Again, Parenthood Up

Courting 9.3 million total viewers and a 4.4 rating, Fox’s New Girl continued to be veddy popular in her second outing, repeating as Tuesday’s top-rated program in the coveted 18-49 demo (dipping just 8 percent from its debut).

In doing so, the freshman comedy again improved on lead-in Glee (8.3 million/3.6), which was down 10 percent from its season opener.

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NCIS as typical dominated the night in total viewers (with 19.2 mil, down a hair from its premiere), and also led its time period — youthful Glee included — in the demo, with a 4.2 rating.

Also of note for the night: Parenthood, with 5.5 million viewers and a 2.2 rating, saw slight gains in both measures versus last week… The CW’s 90210 (1.7 mil/0.8) had its most-watched episode since April 25 and was up a tick in the demo, while Ringer‘s twistiest and tightest outing to date (2 mil/0.9) rang up a small bump in viewers.

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Elsewhere:

* Week 2 of The Biggest Loser (5.8 mil/2.2) was down 6 percent in total audience.

* NCIS: LA again dominated the 9 o’clock hour with 16.1 million viewers and a 3.5 rating, as Dancing With the Stars (14 mil/2.8) slipped 4 percent.

* Raising Hope 6.3 mil/2.9) dipped 6 percent from its opener.

* At 10 pm, CBS’ Unforgettable (12.3 mil/2.5) dropped 13 percent from its debut but still came out on top. Body of Proof (9.4 mil/1.9) shed 14 percent of its opening week demo.

What were you tuned into this Tuesday night?