Returning with originals after more than a month off the air, FOX’s Tuesday comedies returned strong and won last night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens. In fact FOX outperformed the #2 network for the night (NBC) by +38% in Adults 18-49 (2.9 vs. 2.1) and +114% in Adults 18-34 (3.0 vs. 1.4).
NEW GIRL and GLEE were the top two highest rated programs of the night in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.
* GLEE: 3.0/8, even with its last original five weeks ago (on 12/13/11)
o GLEE was the second-highest rated program of the night in Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 (behind only NEW GIRL) and was the highest rated program overall among Teens
o GLEE won its 8pm hour across Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens
* NEW GIRL: 3.4/8, up +3% from its last original five weeks ago (3.3/9 on 12/13/11) and was the highest rated program of the night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34
o NEW GIRL won the 9pm half hour in Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34 and Teens.
* RAISING HOPE: 2.3/6, even with its last original five weeks ago (on 12/13/11)
o RAISING HOPE won the 9:30pm half hour among Adults 18-34 and Teens and ranked #2 among Adults 18-49
ABC’s Last Man Standing (2.6/7) was up +24% from last week at 8pm and was followed by a repeat Last Man Standing (2.0/5) airing in place of the now cancelled Work It! at 830p. Original episodes of Celebrity Wife Swap (2.1/5) and Body Of Proof (1.6/4) were both flat with their most recent originals.
CBS ran repeats of NCIS (2.2/6), NCIS: LA (1.7/4), and Unforgettable (1.5/4).
NBC’s Biggest Loser 13 (2.3/6) dropped another -4% and through three weeks is down -26% from last winter’s Biggest Loser 11 (2.3/6 vs. 3.1/8). At 10p, Parenthood (1.7/5) closed out the night flat and ties with its series low.