The Dana Delany starrer hugely improved upon time slot predecessor Detroit 1-8-7‘s own, September 2010 aprés-DWTS premiere by 49 percent and 30 percent, respectively, and held onto a decent chunk of its audience over the hour run.
Elsewhere this Tuesday evening:
8/7c | NCIS topped the hour on both counts, with a typical 18.3 million viewers and a 3.8 demo rating. That was followed by the Dancing With the Stars for Dummies recap show (12.7 mil/2.7) and The Biggest Loser (7.1 mil/2.6, down 13 percent).
9/8c | The DWTS results show drew the night’s biggest audience (18.8 million total viewers) and best demos (4.2). Placing second in the hour, NCIS: LA (15.2 mil/3.4) saw a 15 percent gain in the demos.
10/9c | Trailing ABC’s hot Body, The Good Wife was separated from 14 percent of its previous audience (dropping to under 10 million viewers) and fell to a series-low 1.9 demo rating. Parenthood, at 4.8 mil and a 1.9, dipped a smidgen in total audience.
What were you tuned into this Tuesday?