NCIS once again led the Tuesday evening ratings for CBS while Courtney Cox comedy Cougar Town returned to ABC with disappointing ratings while Glee on Fox fell to a season low.
At 8pm CBS drama NCIS once again dominated the ratings winning the night in terms of total viewers and those aged between 18-49. The veteran crime drama pulled in 19.4 million viewers with a 3.9 rating – not bad for its 201st episode. Glee on Fox at 8pm dropped to a new season low with 6.8 million viewers and a 2.8 18-49 rating while The Biggest Loser on NBC pulled in 5.8 million viewers and a 2.0 rating. Courtney Cox’s comedy Cougar Town returned to ABC for a new series with a disappointing 4.8 million viewers and a 1.8 rating at 8.30; beforehand Last Man Standing had 7.5 million viewers with a 2.2 rating. Rounding off the hour was a Hart of Dixie repeat on The CW with 700,000 viewers and a lowly 0.3 rating.
At 9pm NCIS: Los Angeles had 16 million viewers with a 3.2 rating, new paranormal drama The River on ABC dropped to 4.9 million viewers with a 1.7 rating while Ringer on The CW still suffered in the ratings with 1 million viewers and a 0.3 rating. New Girl on Fox mustered 6.5 million viewers followed by Raising Hope with 4.6 million and a 2.1 rating. At 10pm Dana Delany drama Body of Proof was seen by 6.1 million viewers, a 1.2 rating, on ABC.