new girl jess nick TV ratings: 'NCIS' reruns rule, 'New Girl' takes 18 49 demoFast National ratings for Tuesday, March 6, 2012

With no “American Idol” to run the show, reruns of “NCIS” and “NCIS: Los Angeles” ruled Tuesday night, winning the most viewers for the 8 and 9 o’clock hours on CBS.

Elsewhere, “Cougar Town” held steady, and “New Girl” brought in 6 million viewers for FOX in its time slot, as well as the top spot for viewers age 18-49. Katy Perry’s episode of “Raising Hope” grabbed 4.8 million viewers.

CBS won for total viewers, drawing 11.5 million people
and a 7.5 rating/12 share in households. NBC was a distant second (4.9 million, 3.1/5), with ABC coming in third (4.6 million, 3.1/5), FOX in fourth (4.5 million, 2.7/4) and The CW fifth (1.3 million, 0.9/1).

FOX
came out on top in the 18-49 demographic with a 2.1 rating for the
night, beating out CBS (1.9), NBC (1.6), ABC (1.3) and The CW (0.6).

]]>8 p.m.

CBS: “NCIS” rerun (14.4 million viewers, 9.0/14 households)
NBC: “The Biggest Loser” (5.4 million, 3.4/5)
ABC: “Last Man Standing” rerun (5.5 million, 3.6/6)/”Cougar Town” (4.4 million, 2.8/4)
FOX: “Raising Hope” (4.8 million, 2.8/5)/”I Hate My Teenage Daughter” (3.8 million, 2.3/4)
The CW: “90210” (1.3 million, 0.8/1)

18-49 leader: “NCIS” rerun (2.4)

9 p.m.

CBS: “NCIS: Los Angeles” rerun (11.9 million, 7.7/12)
NBC: “The Biggest Loser” (6.01 million, 3.8/6)
FOX: “New Girl” (6 million, 3.5/5)/”Breaking In” (3.6 million, 2.2/3)
ABC: “The River” (4.2 million, 2.8/4)
The CW: “Ringer” (1.2 million, 0.9/1)

18-49 leader: “New Girl” (3.0)

10 p.m.

CBS: “Unforgettable” rerun (8.2 million, 5.7/10)
ABC: “Body of Proof” rerun (4.65 million, 3.3/6)
NBC: Decision 2012 (3.1 million, 2.0/3)

18-49 leader: “Unforgettable” rerun (1.4)

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