Ratings: ‘Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution’ Fizzles, ‘NCIS’ Feasts

Viewers find British chef’s series on eating well hard to swallow

The second season of "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" debuted to a 36 percent ratings drop from its first-season premiere Tuesday as "NCIS" earned the night's most viewers.

"Food Revolution," which brought the British chef's healthy eating campaign to Los Angeles earned ABC a 1.4 rating/4 share in the adults 18-49 demo and 5.3 million total viewers. Its premier on March 21 of last year drew a 2.2/6 in the demo, with 6.2 million viewers.

ABC recovered thanks to "Dancing With the Stars" at 9. The elimination episode — which saw the show bid adieu to Sugar Ray Leonard — garnered a 3.0/8 in the demo and 15.5 million total viewers, on par with last week. "Body of Proof" at 10 had a 2.5/7 in the demo and 11.1 million total viewers, a 4 percent rise in the demo from the previous week.

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"NCIS" kicked off CBS' primetime roster at 8 with a 3.8/12 in the demo and 19.2 million total viewers — up five percent from last week's rating. "NCIS: Los Angeles" at 9 had a 3.3/9 and 15.3 million total viewers — a five percent drop from its last original airing on March 29. "The Good Wife" at 10 was flat in the demo with a 2.0/5 and 10.9 million total viewers.

NBC's "The Biggest Loser: Couples" pulled a 2.6/7 in the demo and 7.1 million total viewers, while "Parenthood" at 10 grabbed a 2.0/5 in the demo — up five percent from last week's 1.9/5 — and 5 million total viewers.

Fox's Wednesday-night roster was mostly reruns, with a repeat of "Glee" at 8 taking a 1.4/4 in the demo and 4.1 million viewers, and a previously aired "Raising Hope" grabbing a 1.1/3 and 3.2 million. A new episode of "Traffic Light" at 9:30 closed the evening for the network with a 0.9/2 in the demo — flat with last week's rerun — and 2.2 million total viewers.