RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘NCIS’ Ends Up, ‘Private Practice’ Way Up

NCIS Ratings Tuesday brought more finales, more Howard Stern and a good night for NCIS and Private Practice. The 8 PM season finale of CBS’ NCIS (3.5/11) was up 13% from last week. The end of the police procedural series’s ninth season, which saw Jamie Lee Curtis return, was the No. 1 show of the night. The following two-hour finale of NCIS: LA (3.0/8) was even with last week. The second broadcast of America’s Got Talent (3.4/10) with Stern as a judge was down 8% from Monday’s premeire and last year’s second night. On the upside, Talent scored a season time period high for NBC in the Tuesday 8-10 PM slot; the show was up 48% from season averages, with 10.4 million viewers. The 10 PM Fashion Star (1.6/4) finale was up 23% from last week’s 8 PM show. Over on the CW, the season finale of 90210 (0.5/2) was down from last week. L.A. Complex (0.2/1) matched its series low of last week. CBS won the night among adults 18-49 and total viewers. (more…)

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