Ratings: Glee Dips, New Girl Steady and Hope Rises, While CBS Dramas Sweep Night

CBS, as almost always, swept Tuesday’s ratings this week, with NCIS besting all comers in both total viewers and in the coveted 18-49 demo. Fox, meanwhile, started the evening out on the down side, but saw its fortunes rise as its line-up unspooled.

Let’s take a look, hour-by-hour:

8 pm | With just under 20 million total viewers and a 4.0 demo rating, NCIS was down just a half of a half of a hair from last week. ABC’s sitcombo of Last Man Standing (9 mil/2.6) and Man Up (6.3 mil/1.7) was flat, while Glee (7.1 mil/2.9) drew a few extra eyeballs but dipped 6 percent in the demo to a season low.

The Biggest Loser, averaging 6.2 mil and a 2.0, shed 16 percent of its demo numbers. 90210 (1.64 mil/0.7) was up 6 percent in viewers to hit a season high, but down 12 percent in the demo.

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9 pm | NCIS: LA (15.02 mil/3.3) eked out a win in total viewers over the Dancing With the Stars results show (14.96 mil/2.8), as both shows held steady week-to-week. Fox’s New Girl was flat at 6.9 mil/3.5, while the Six Million Dollar Man helped lift Raising Hope a few percentage points, to 6.9 million total viewers and a 2.2 rating. Ringer (1.85 mil/0.7) saw an uptick in audience (drawing its biggest crowd since Sept. 27) while holding steady in the demo.

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10 pm | CBS’ Unforgettable, guest-starring series consultant Marilu Henner, drew 11.2 million viewers while scoring a 2.4 rating, on par with its previous outing. Body of Proof (9.84 mil/2.1) saw an 11-percent spike in the demo, while Parenthood (5 mil/1.9) dipped a bit to a season low.

What were you tuned into this Tuesday night?