Ratings: The Resident Rebounds, The Voice Goes Low, Grinch Tops Night

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Fox’s The Resident this Tuesday drew 4.2 million total viewers and a 0.8 rating, up 20 and 33 percent from last week (where it had hit an all-time demo low) to hit and match season highs. Leading out of that, Empire (2.6 mil/0.7) ticked up.


NBC | The Grinch‘s demo rating (5.3 mil/1.1) grew two sizes from last year to lead Tuesday night, while a How to Train Your Dragon special did 3.9 mil/0.9). Leading out of the ‘toons, The Voice (6.4 mil/1.0, read recap) slipped to season lows, while Making It (2.7 mil/0.5) matched Monday’s measly premiere rating.

THE CW | The Flash (1.33 mil/0.5, average TVLine reader grade “A-“) ticked up with its fall finale, while Arrow (831K/0.3, reader grade “A”) was steady.

ABC | Brad Paisley’s holiday special did 6.3 mil/0.8, while the CMA Country Christmas (5.1 mil/0.7) dipped 16 percent and a tenth from last year,

CBS | An NCIS rerun delivered Tuesday’s biggest audience; 7.1 million.

The Live+Same Day numbers reported in our daily-ish ratings column do not reflect a show’s overall performance, given the increases in delayed playback via DVR and streaming platforms. These Live+Same Day numbers instead are used to illustrate any trends or high/low superlatives. Happy Fun Ball may stick to certain types of skin.

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