Ratings: ‘New Girl’ and ‘Glee’ Win Night for Fox Despite Declines

ABC’s “Man Up,” “Body of Proof” reach series lows

Despite declines, Fox's "Glee" and "New Girl" took the top two ratings slots Tuesday, handing Fox an overall win for the night, according to preliminary numbers.

"Glee" on Fox at 8 p.m. slipped 9 percent versus last week but drew a 2.9 rating/8 share in the adults 18-49 demographic, making it the second-highest rated program of the night. It had 7 million total viewers. "New Girl" at 9 grabbed the night's highest ratings, posting a 3.4/9 in the demo and 6.8 million total viewers. The network's night closed with "Raising Hope" at 9:30, which pulled a 2.2/5 in the demo with 4.6 million total viewers. Overall the network took the highest slot in the demo, averaging a 2.9/8 in the demo, though CBS was the most-watched network with an average 10.8 million total viewers.

The night brought good and bad news for ABC. "Last Man Standing" had a slight increase, but "Body of Proof" and "Man Up" hit lows. "Last Man" at 8 received a 2.6/8 in the demo, with 8.7 million total viewers, while "Man Up" at 8:30 slipped 6 percent to a 1.6/4 in the demo and 4.7 million total viewers. After "The Middle" and "Suburgatory" repeats, "Body of Proof" at 10 rounded out the night with a 17 percent dip, hitting a 1.5/4 in the demo and 7.2 million total viewers .

NBC ran the special "A Michael Buble Christmas" at 8, which received a 1.5/4 in the demo and 7.2 million total viewers. It aired "The Biggest Loser" at 9, which was down 8 percent for a 2.2/6 in the demo and 6.7 million total viewers.