ABC’s Private Practice had a strong second week in its new Tuesday 10 PM time slot. With a lead-in and competition on par with last week, the medical drama (2.2/6 in adults 18-49, 8.4 million) shot up 29% in 18-49 from its Tuesday debut. The Grey’s Anatomy spinoff posted its most-watched telecast in more than a year and a half and its best 18-49 result in more than two months. Private Practice‘s lead-in, the Dancing With The Stars results show (2.4/6), matched its fast national from last week, down a tenth from the final. Cougar Town (1.5/4) was up a tenth following a Last Man Standing repeats vs. an original last Tuesday.
The Whitney Houston-themed episode of Fox’s Glee (2.7/8) was up 13% from last week. But the gains didn’t carry over to New Girl (2.6/7), which was down a tenth. It was followed by a New Girl rerun. NBC’s The Biggest Loser (2.2/7) was flat with its fast national from last week, down a tenth from the final. The Voice results show (3.2/8) shed another tenth, while Fashion Star (1.6/4) is currently a tenth ahead of last week’s episode but may be adjusted down in the finals. Even with all repeats, CBS won the night in total viewers. Fox was No. 1 in 18-49.
The CW’s Canadian import The LA Complex (0.3/1) was dead on arrival, matching the underwhelming premiere rating for the now-defunct CW midseason reality series Remodeled. The Melrose Place-esque drama held onto half of its lead-in, the return of 90210 (0.6/2), which was down a tenth from its last original last month.
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