CBS had another strong Tuesday behind the power of ‘NCIS’ at 8P which drew 16.77 million viewers and a 10.8/17 against very strong competition. The episode was an interesting one that centered around Keith Carradine’s character, an old, blown out country singer. The mystery of who set off the bomb at the beginning of the program and killing two people plus a ’60s Fender Stratocaster, was intriguing. At 9P, ‘NCIS: LA’ was a fabulous episode about the killing of ATF agents. But the mystery is Kensi’s capture in Afghanistan. A Must See TV ON DEMAND episode which pulled in 14.25 million viewers and a 8.8/14. But at 10P, ‘Person Of Interest’ was one of the most complex episodes in its history and certainly played like a feature film. There is no doubt that this episode, which pulled in 10.95 million viewer and a 7.1/12, was a Must See TV ON DEMAND as well. CBS was the only network to average over 10+ million level on Tuesday. That’s why it is called The Tiffany Network.
NBC at 8P had ‘The Voice’ and when it is hitting on all cylinders, it is hard to top. It pulled in 13 million viewers and a 8.2/13. At 9P, ‘About A Boy’ continues to deliver by drawing 7.95 million viewers and a 4.8/7. At 930P, ‘Growing Up Fisher’ did slightly less with 6.78 million viewers and a 3.8/6. At 10P, ‘Chicago Fire’, one of the rocks of 30 Rock’s programming schedule delivered 7.08 million viewers and a 4.3/7.
As this was really a two network evening, ABC at 8P presented ‘Marvel’s Studio: Assembling A Universe’ and it had 3.92 million viewers and a 2.6/4. At 9P, ‘The Goldbergs’ drew 4.67 million viewers and a 3.0/5. AT 930P, ‘Trophy Wife’ died with only 3.15 million viewers and a 2.3/4. At 10P, ‘Mind Games’ ended the evening way down with 2.15 million viewers and a 1.5/3. It was a bad night to be a suit at the Alphabet Network.
FOX at 8P presented ‘Glee’ and it had 2.84 million viewers and a 2.4/4, being the high point of the Animal Network of Broadcast on Tuesday. At 9P, a rerun of ‘New Girl’ pulled in 1.59 million viewers and a 1.3/2. At 930P, ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ finished with 2.5 million viewers and a 1.9/3, a series low.
The CW at 8P had ‘The Originals’ which had 1.63 million viewers and a 1.4/2. At 9P, ‘Supernatural’ went on to deliver a network high for the Little Network That Could and had 1.91 million viewers and a 1.3/2.
At 1135P, NBC’s ‘The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’ had a 3.1/8. ABC’s ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ had a . A rerun of CBS’ ‘The Late Show with David Letterman had a 2.0/5. At 1235A, NBC’s ‘Seth Meyers delivered a 1.4/5. Meanwhile, ABC’s ‘Nightline’ drew a 1.2/4. CBS’ ‘Craig Ferguson’ pull a 1.0/3. At 135A, NBC’s ‘Carson Daly’ had a .
For The Record
CBS was #1 on Tuesday with 13.988 million viewers and an 8.9 rating and 14 share of the available audience. NBC was #2 with 9.143 million viewers and a 5.6/9. ABC was third with 3.336 million viewers and a 2.3/4. Univision was next with 2.7 million viewers. Fox drew 2.44 million viewers and a 2.0/3. The CW had 1.773 million viewers and a 1.3/2. Telemundo had a 0.7/1.
Today In TV History
On this date in 1953, The ‘Academy Awards’ aired on television for the first time. The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) TV network carried the 25th annual awards ceremony live from Hollywood’s RKO Pantages Theatre. Bob Hope was the master of ceremonies, while Fredric March, a two-time Academy Award winner for Best Actor (for 1932’s Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and 1946’s The Best Years of Our Lives), presented the awards. The statuette for Best Picture went to Cecil B. DeMille’s The Greatest Show on Earth, while John Ford won Best Director for The Quiet Man. Winners in the top two acting categories were Gary Cooper (High Noon) and Shirley Booth (Come Back, Little Sheba).
The top 10 Cable Programs on Tuesday:
#1 ‘Rizzoli & Isles’…..TNT…3.584 million viewers @9P (At 930P, it was #3 on all of TV)Top
#2 ‘Little Couple’…….TLC…3.210 million viewers @10P
#3 ‘Pretty Little Liars’.FAM…3.116 million viewers @8P
#4 ‘The Big Bang Theory’.TBS…2.928 million viewers @930P
#5 ‘The Big Bang Theory’.TBS…2.927 million viewers @9P
#6 ‘SpongeBob…………NICK..2.900 million viewers @630P
#7 ‘The Game’…………BET…2.744 million viewers @10P
#8 ‘Family Guy’……….ADSM..2.588 million viewers @11P
#9 ‘Storage Wars’……..AEN…2.525 million viewers @930P
#10 ‘The Big Bang Theory’.TBS…2.518 million viewers @830P
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Across The Pond
BBC One’s ‘Shetland’ remained on top on Tuesday evening outside of soaps. The drama series at 9P brought in 4.85 million (21.6%). At 730P, it edged out ITV’s ‘Champions League’ coverage of Chelsea’s victory against Galatasaray, which pulled in 4.32 million (19.2%). Go Blue!
BBC Two at 8P brought on the ‘Great British Sewing Bee’ which attracted 2.83 million viewers (12.3%). at 9P, ‘An Hour To Save Your Life’ brought in 1.77 million (7.9%).
On Channel 4, at 8P had ‘Kirstie’s Best of Both Worlds’ appealed to 1.30 million viewers (5.7%), followed at 9P by ‘Food Prices: The Shocking Truth’ with 1.81 million (8.0%). ‘Dr Christian Jessen’s Undercover Doctor: Cure Me, I’m Gay’ brought in 1.53 million (10.2%) at 10P.
Channel 5’s at 8P had ‘Benidorm ER’ which brought in 838,000 viewers (3.7%). At 9P it was followed by CBS’ ‘The Mentalist’ with 991,000 viewers (4.4%).
BBC Three at 8P had ‘Dave’s Storage Hunters’ which drew 617,000 viewers (2.7%) and at 830P, it drew 599,000 viewers (2.6%). At 9P presented ‘Hair’ and it drew 877,000 viewers. (3.9%). At 10P, ‘Pramface’ had 433,000 viewers (2.5%).
Seven had a 34.9% share of the available audience and was #1 going away. Led by the #1 program, ‘My Kitchen Rules’, 1,664,000 viewers tuned in with 424,000 watching in Sydney; 481,000 in Melbourne; 311,000 in Brisbane; 201,000 in Adelaide and 246,000 in Perth. The next top program on Seven was #6, ‘Seven News’ which pulled in 1,074,000 viewers. #7 was ‘Seven News/Today Tonight’ with 1,012,000 viewers. The #8 program on the night was ‘Home and Away’ with 972,000 viewers. And the #9 program was ‘Winners & Losers’ with 968,000 viewers.
Nine had a run of top programs as it drew an average of 29.7% share of the available audience and the #2 program on Tuesday was ‘The Block: Fans v Faves’ pulling in 300,000 fewer viewers with 1,302,000. #3 for the evening was the CBS import and #1 comedy in the U.S., ‘The Big Bang Theory’ which delivered 1.185 million viewers. #4, and the top news program in the country on Tuesday was ‘Nine News’ with 1,165,000 viewers. And speaking of news dominance, the #5 program was ‘Nine News 6:30’ with 1,094,000 viewers. Wrapping up the Top Ten was #10, ‘A Current Affair’ with 961,000 viewers.
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