Ratings: NBC’s ‘Parks and Recreation’ Final Season Premiere Rises

ABC’s “Agent Carter” slips from last week’s debut; CBS wins night

Last Updated: January 14, 2015 @ 10:10 AM

Despite the final season premiere of “Parks and Recreation” rising 15 percent from its previous Fall 2013 season opener, NBC finished in fourth place in the key ratings demo on Tuesday evening. The network was third in total viewers.

CBS finished first per both metrics. Also notable, ABC and Marvel’s “Agent Carter” dipped 21 percent from its already so-so debut last week.

CBS was first in ratings with a 2.2 rating/7 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in viewers with an average of 15.3 million, according to preliminary numbers. “NCIS” at 8 p.m. earned a 2.8/9 and 19.6 million viewers — both highs on the night. “NCIS: New Orleans” received a 2.2/6 and 16.1 million viewers. “Person of Interest” got a 1.6/5 and 10 million viewers.

ABC and Fox tied for second in ratings, both with a 1.4/4. ABC was second in viewers with 5.7 million, Fox was fourth with 3.8 million.

For ABC, “Shark Tank” in a special timeslot at 8 received a 1.8/6 and 7.3 million viewers. “Marvel’s Agent Carter” at 9 dipped 21 percent to a 1.5/4 and had 5.1 million viewers. “Forever” at 10 got a 1.0/3 and 4.6 million viewers.

For Fox, “MasterChef Junior” at 8 had a 1.7/5 and 4.9 million viewers. “New Girl” at 9 got a 1.4/4 and 2.9 million viewers. “Mindy Project” at 9:30 received a 1.1/3 and 2.4 million viewers.

NBC was fourth in ratings with a 1.3/4 and third in viewers with 4.2 million. The “Parks and Rec” premiere at 8 rose to a 1.5/5 and 3.8 million viewers. A second half-hour at 8:30 received a 1.5/4 and 3.3 million viewer. “Marry Me” at 9 dipped to a 0.7/2 and 2.2 million viewers. “About a Boy” at 9:30 got a 0.9/2 and 2.8 million viewers. “Chicago Fire” at 10 had a 1.5/5 and 6.6 million viewers.

Univision was fifth in ratings with a 1.2/4 and in total viewers with 3.2 million.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and in total viewers with 1.7 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.4/1 and in total viewers with 1.4 million, airing entirely reruns.