Ratings: NCIS and Private Practice Rise in Finales, Glee Dips, Cougar Town Drops

NCIS wrapped its ninth season — in which a lotta people were left in jeopardy — with an audience of 18.7 million total viewers while scoring a 3.5 rating — up 3 and 13 percent week-to-week and topping Tuesday on both counts.

Private Practice‘s season-ender (7.1 mil/1.8) also saw gains, up 22 and 29 percent and placing second behind the second half of NCIS: LA‘s two-hour finale (which was flat at 15.1 mil/3.0).

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* The 90210 (which is renewed, really!) season finale, at 1.1 mil/0.5, was down 5 and 17 percent week-to-week. L.A. Complex led out of that with 565K/0.2. Oof.

* Among reality fare, America’s Got Talent Night 2 drew 10.4 mil and a 3.4, down a smidge from Monday’s premiere. Dancing With the Stars (13 mil/2.2) dipped just a few percentage points. The Fashion Star finale (renewed, really!) was up from last week’s 8 o’clock airing, to 5 mil/1.6.

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* Glee‘s double episode averaged 6 mil/2.5, down 10 and 7 percent.

* Cougar Town’s double helping averaged 3.33 mil/1.0m dropping 28 and 33 percent.

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