TV Ratings Tuesday: ‘The Voice’ Quiets Down; ‘NCIS’ Pair Hit Season Lows; ‘Glee,’ ‘Good Wife’ Fall; ‘Raising Hope,’ ‘Body Of Proof’ Rise
The third episode of NBC’s The Voice led Tuesday night with a 4.6 adults 18-49 rating, but that was down 19% from last week. From 8-10pm, The Biggest Loser: Couples drew a 2.6 rating, down a tenth vs. last week’s one hour episode. Even with the decline in The Voice, NBC topped Tuesday’s adults 18-49 ratings for the third straight week.
CBS’s NCIS fell 5% to a season low 3.5 adults 18-49 rating, while NCIS:LA dropped 3% to a 2.8 rating, also a season low. After a big jump last week, The Good Wife came back to earth, falling 17% to a more typical 2.0 rating.
ABC’s Dancing With The Stars Results show rose 7% to a 3.2 adults 18-49 rating, while Body of Proof recovered a bit, its 2.1 rating was up a tenth vs. last week.
Fox’s Glee drew a 3.6 adults 18-49 rating, down a tenth (3%) vs. last week. While Raising Hope’s 2.2 rating jumped 22% over last week’s.
That’s interesting increase considering the Glee decline. Commenter Julia, far more attentive than I, notes that RH faced The Voice last week and Biggest Loser this week. Traffic Light (already cancelled) also saw a bounce, up 27% to a still woeful 1.4 rating.
On the CW, One Tree Hill’s 0.6 adults 18-49 rating was the same as last week, as was Hellcats 0.5 adults 18-49 rating.
Late-night ratings are below the primetime data.
Broadcast primetime ratings for Tuesday, May 10, 2011:
|Time||Net||Show||18-49 Rating||18-49 Share||Viewers Live+SD (million)|
|NBC||THE BIGGEST LOSER: COUPLES||2.2||7||6.326|
|ABC||DANCING WITH THE STARS SP||1.8||6||10.294|
|CW||ONE TREE HILL||0.6||2||1.405|
|NBC||THE BIGGEST LOSER: COUPLES||2.4||7||6.346|
|ABC||DANCING WITH THE STARS SP||2.2||6||11.810|
|CW||ONE TREE HILL||0.6||2||1.359|
|9:00||ABC||DANCING WITH THE STARS RESULTS||3.1||8||16.684|
|CBS||NCIS: LOS ANGELES||2.9||8||15.021|
|NBC||THE BIGGEST LOSER: COUPLES||2.5||7||6.537|
|9:30||ABC||DANCING WITH THE STARS RESULTS||3.3||9||17.534|
|NBC||THE BIGGEST LOSER: COUPLES||3.2||8||8.002|
|CBS||NCIS: LOS ANGELES||2.8||7||14.468|
|ABC||BODY OF PROOF||2.3||6||11.049|
|CBS||THE GOOD WIFE||2.0||5||11.933|
|ABC||BODY OF PROOF||2.0||5||9.551|
|CBS||THE GOOD WIFE||1.9||5||11.252|
via NBC press note:
In Late-Night Metered Markets Tuesday night:
In Nielsen’s 56 metered markets, household results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 3.3/8; CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” 2.9/7; and ABC’s combo of “Nightline,” 3.6/9; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 1.8/6.
In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 1.2/5; “Late Show,” 0.7/3; “Nightline,” 1.2/5; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.6/3.
At 12:35 a.m., “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (1.5/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (1.3/5). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.8/5 in 18-49) topped “Late Late Show” (0.4/3).
At 1:35 a.m., Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 1.0/4 with an encore in metered-market households and a 0.5/4 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.
NOTE: All national ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.
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