Ratings: NCIS, POI, Flash and Forever Rise; Carter Ticks Up; Fire Ties Low

NCIS Season 12 Ratings

CBS’ NCIS this Tuesday drew 18.8 million total viewers and a 2.9 rating (per finals), rising three tenths in the demo week-to-week.

NCIS: New Orleans led out of that with 16.2 mil/2.3 (up a tenth in the demo), while Person of Interest (9.5 mil/1.6) added a handful of eyeballs plus two tenths in the demo.

Elsewhere…

NBC | Parks and Recreation‘s double pump averaged 2.7 mil/1.0, down 20 percent from last week’s fresh episode. Marry Me (2.2 mil/0.8) and About a Boy (2.7 mil/0.9) were steady and Chicago Fire (6.3 mil/1.4) slipped two tenths, tying a series low.

ABC | Fresh Off the Boat‘s double pump averaged 6 mil/1.7, down 23 and 29 percent from its special Wednesday premiere yet (faint praise alert!) topping all Tuesday comedies. Agent Carter (4.3 mil/1.4) ticked up a tenth, while Forever (4.6 mil/1.1) added two tenths. (ABC notes that Forever was up ~50 percent from the time slot’s year-ago performance c/o Killer Women).

THE CW | The Flash (3.7 mil/1.4) inched up two tenths while Supernatural (2 mil/0.8) shed some viewers but was steady in the demo.

FOX | MasterChef Junior (4.6 mil/1.4) slipped 12 percent and two tenths, New Girl (2.7 mil/1.3) dipped 10 percent and a tenth and Mindy Project (2.3 mil/1.0) was steady.

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