Ratings: NBC Scores Strong Tuesday With ‘Voice,’ ‘About a Boy’

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“Glee,” “NCIS: Los Angeles” among many shows to hit series lows

NBC topped Tuesday in ratings with a strong performance, winning five of the six half hours in the key demo.

While CBS topped the night in viewers, nearly every non-NBC show was down or flat, with many of them hitting series lows.

NBC was first in ratings with a 2.7 rating/8 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and second in viewers with an average of 9.8 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Voice” at 8 p.m. earned a 4.0/12 — the highest rating of the night — and had 14.4 million viewers. At 9, “About a Boy” received a 2.6/7 and 8.7 million viewers. “Growing Up Fisher” at 9:30 got a 2.0/5 and 7.1 million viewers. “Chicago Fire” at 10 had a 1.9/6 and 7.1 million viewers.

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CBS was second in ratings with a 2.1/6 and first in viewers with 14.2 million. “NCIS” at 8 earned a 2.4/7 and 17.7 million viewers — the largest audience of the night. “NCIS: Los Angeles” at 9 hit a series low with a 2.1/6 and had 14.3 million viewers. “Person of Interest” also hit a series low with a 1.7/5 — it had 10.6 million viewers.

ABC, Univision and Fox all tied for third in ratings, each with a 1.2/3. ABC was third in viewers with 3.5 million, Univision was fourth with 3 million, Fox was fifth with 2.7 million.

For ABC, “Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” at 8 hit a low with a 1.7/5 and had 5.1 million viewers. “The Goldbergs” at 9 had a 1.6/4 and 4.2 million viewers. “Trophy Wife” at 9:30 got a 0.8/2 — a low — and 2.6 million viewers. “Mind Games” at 10 fell 45 percent from its premiere, with a 0.6/2 and 2.1 million viewers.

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For Fox, “Glee” at 8 hit a low with a 1.0/3 and had 2.6 million viewers. “New Girl” at 9 was actually the only non-NBC show on ABC, CBS or Fox that was up. It climbed slightly to a 1.5/4 and had 2.9 million viewers. “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” at 9:30 had a 1.3/3 and 2.6 million viewers.

The CW was sixth in ratings with a 0.9/3 and had 1.8 million viewers. “The Originals” at 8 got a 0.8/2 and 1.9 million viewers. “Supernatural” at 9 had a 0.9/3 and 2 million viewers.

Telemundo was seventh in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in total viewers with 1.3 million.