TV ratings: CBS rules Tuesday, 'Glee' dips

sean-murray-ncis-320.jpgFast National ratings for Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010

CBS scored its usual Tuesday win thanks to "NCIS," which once again pulled in close to 20 million viewers. "Glee," meanwhile, fell off some from its last couple original episodes but still scored the best adults 18-49 rating of the night.

The Eye drew 15.8 million viewers and a 9.8 rating/16 share in households for the night, finishing 5 million viewers ahead of ABC's 10.8 million and 6.9/11. FOX (7.6 million, 4.5/7) came in third. NBC (6.2 million, 3.9/6) was fourth, and The CW was well off the pace with 1.6 million viewers and a 1.0/2.

FOX tied CBS for the lead among adults 18-49 with each network earning a 3.2 rating. ABC, 2.4, edged out NBC, 2.3, for third place in the demo. The CW (0.8) couldn't break the 1.0 barrier.

Tuesday's hourly numbers:

8 p.m.

CBS: "NCIS" (19.8 million viewers, 11.9/19 households)
FOX: "Glee" (10.8 million, 6.4/10)
ABC: "No Ordinary Family" (7.8 million, 4.9/8)
NBC: "The Biggest Loser" (6.6 million, 4.1/6)
The CW: "One Tree Hill" (1.7 million, 1.1/2)

18-49 leader: "Glee" (4.5)

9 p.m.

ABC: "Dancing With the Stars" results (16.8 million, 10.8/17)
CBS: "NCIS: Los Angeles" (15.5 million, 9.4/15)
NBC: "The Biggest Loser" (7 million, 4.3/7)
FOX: "Raising Hope" (5.9 million, 3.6/6)/"Running Wilde" (3 million, 1.9/3)
The CW: "Life Unexpected" (1.5 million, 0.9/1)

18-49 leader: "Dancing With the Stars" (3.4)

10 p.m.

CBS: "The Good Wife" (12.2 million, 8.0/14)
ABC: "Detroit 1-8-7" (7.8 million, 5.1/9)
NBC: "Parenthood" (5 million, 3.3/6)

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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