TV ratings: 'SHIELD' ticks up and David Blaine special solid, but CBS wins Tuesday

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david-blaine-real-or-magic-ratings.jpgFast National ratings for Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013

CBS was as usual the runaway leader among total viewers in Tuesday's ratings, and it also scored a narrow win among adults 18-49 as "NCIS" and the rest of its lineup were fairly steady with last week. "The Voice" was off from a week ago, but it still managed to score the night's best 18-49 rating.

Elsewhere Tuesday, "Agents of SHIELD" ticked up for ABC, and the network's David Blaine special scored ratings way above its fall average from 9:30 to 11 p.m. "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" was up slightly for FOX, but "Supernatural" dipped a little on The CW.

CBS drew 15.45 million viewers and a 9.7 rating/15 share in households for the night, way ahead of No. 2 NBC (8.3 million, 5.3/8). ABC (6.9 million, 4.3/7) came in third. FOX was fourth with 3.1 million viewers and a 2.0/3, and The CW (1.4 million, 0.9/1) trailed.

CBS also led the 18-49 demographic with a 2.5 rating. ABC and NBC tied for second at 2.3. FOX scored a 1.4 and The CW a 0.6.

Tuesday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

"NCIS" (19.4 million viewers, 12.1/19 households)
ABC: "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" (6.85 million, 4.3/7)
NBC: "The Biggest Loser" (6.3 million, 4.2/6)
FOX: "Dads" (3.2 million, 2.0/3)/"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (3.35 million, 2.1/3)
The CW: Special - "iHeartRadio Album Release Party with Lady Gaga" (889,000, 0.6/1)

18-49 leader: "NCIS" (3.0)

9 p.m.

"NCIS: Los Angeles" (14.9 million, 9.4/14)
NBC: "The Voice" (11.2 million, 7.0/11)
ABC: "The Goldbergs" (5.1 million, 3.2/5)/Special - "David Blaine: Real or Magic" (7.2 million, 4.4/7)
FOX: "New Girl" (3.3 million, 2.1/3)/"The Mindy Project" (2.4 million, 1.6/2)
The CW: "Supernatural" (2 million, 1.2/2)

18-49 leader: "The Voice" (3.1)

10 p.m.

"Person of Interest" (12.1 million, 7.7/13)
ABC: "David Blaine: Real or Magic" (7.8 million, 4.8/8)
NBC: "Chicago Fire" (7.4 million, 4.8/8)

18-49 leader: "David Blaine: Real or Magic" (2.6)

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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