TV ratings: 'NCIS' finale tops 'The Voice' Tuesday while 'Glee' sinks

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ncis-s11-finale-ratings.jpgFast National ratings for Tuesday, May 13, 2014

A night of season finales propelled CBS to an across-the-board ratings win Tuesday. The "NCIS" finale was up in viewers over last week and scored a rare adults 18-49 win over "The Voice" (which was also up slightly). "NCIS: LA" also topped its hour, and "Person of Interest" tied for the 18-49 lead at 10 p.m. with "Chicago Fire."

Also Tuesday, the season finales of "Agents of SHIELD" and "The Goldbergs" showed improvement for ABC, and "The Originals" was up for The CW. "Glee," however, hit a series low with its finale, and the premiere of improv-comedy show "Riot" also came in low.

CBS averaged 14.1 million viewers and a 9.0 rating/15 share in households for the night, beating second-place NBC (8.1 million, 5.0/8) by a wide margin. ABC (3.8 million, 2.5/4) finished third, ahead of The CW (2.1 million, 1.3/2) and FOX (1.6 million, 1.1/2).

CBS also led the adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.3 rating, edging NBC's 2.0. ABC took third with a 1.3. The CW was fourth at 0.9, and FOX trailed with a 0.6.

Tuesday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS:
"NCIS" season finale (16.8 million viewers, 10.5/18 households)
NBC: "The Voice" (10.8 million, 6.6/11)
ABC: "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" season finale (5.2 million, 3.3/6)
The CW: "The Originals" season finale (2.1 million, 1.2/2)
FOX: "Glee" season finale (1.9 million, 1.3/2)

18-49 leader: "NCIS" (2.6)

9 p.m.

CBS:
"NCIS: Los Angeles" season finale (14.8 million, 9.5/15)
NBC: "About a Boy" (6.8 million, 4.2/7)/"About a Boy" season finale (5.8 million, 3.6/6)
ABC: "The Goldbergs" season finale (4.1 million, 2.5/4)/"Trophy Wife" finale (2.8 million, 1.9/3)
The CW: "Supernatural" (2.1 million, 1.4/2)
FOX: "Riot" series premiere (1.3 million, 0.9/1)

18-49 leader: "NCIS: Los Angeles" (2.5)

10 p.m.

CBS:
"Person of Interest" season finale (10.8 million, 7.0/12)
NBC: "Chicago Fire" (7.1 million, 4.6/8)
ABC: "Celebrity Wife Swap" (2.8 million, 1.9/3)

18-49 leader: "Person of Interest" and "Chicago Fire" tied at 1.9

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

Photo/Video credit: CBS