TV ratings: 'Glee' rises, CBS falls but still wins Tuesday

gwyneth-paltrow-glee2-320.jpgFast National ratings for Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010

"Glee" bounced back some after its season low last week, while CBS titan "NCIS" fell a little bit. CBS still led the night in viewers, though, while FOX took the demo crown.

CBS brought in 15.6 million viewers and a 9.6 rating/16 share in households Tuesday night, down a tick from last week's performance. Second-place ABC (10.8 million, 6.9/11) was flat despite "No Ordinary Family" taking a hit. FOX (8.35 million, 4.9/8) came in third, followed by NBC (6.2 million, 3.8/6). The CW finished well back with 1.6 million viewers and a 1.0/2.

FOX claimed the top spot among adults 18-49 with a 3.6 rating, beating CBS (3.1) by half a point. NBC's 2.3 narrowly beat ABC's 2.2 for third. The CW scored a 0.8.

Tuesday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS:
"NCIS" (19.4 million viewers, 11.7/18 households)
FOX: "Glee" (11.6 million, 6.8/11)
ABC: "No Ordinary Family" (6.7 million, 4.3/7)
NBC: "The Biggest Loser" (6.6 million, 4.1/6)
The CW: "One Tree Hill" (1.9 million, 1.2/2)

18-49 leader: "Glee" (4.9)

9 p.m.

ABC:
"Dancing With the Stars" results (17.2 million, 11.0/17)
CBS: "NCIS: Los Angeles" (15.8 million, 9.5/15)
NBC: "The Biggest Loser" (7.2 million, 4.3/7)
FOX: "Raising Hope" (6.1 million, 3.5/5)/"Raising Hope" rerun (4 million, 2.4/4)
The CW: "Life Unexpected" (1.4 million, 0.9/1)

18-49 leader: "Dancing With the Stars" and "NCIS: LA" tied at 3.3

10 p.m.

CBS:
"The Good Wife" (11.7 million, 7.6/13)
ABC: "Detroit 1-8-7" (8.4 million, 5.4/9)
NBC: "Parenthood" (4.8 million, 3.1/5)

18-49 leader: "The Good Wife" (2.2)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.

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