FOX’s Tuesday comedy block held steady


FOXRAISING HOPE: 1.8/5, up +6% from last week’s season premiere in Adults 18-49 and up +5% in Total Viewers (4.1 vs. 3.9 Mil.)

BEN AND KATE: 1.5/4, down one-tenth from last week in Adults 18-49 but was up +3% in Total Viewers (3.3 vs. 3.2 Mil)

NEW GIRL: 2.7/7, down one-tenth from last week in Adults 18-49 while even in Total Viewers (5.0 Mil).

NEW GIRL ranked #1 in its 9pm half hour in Adults 18-34 and Teens

In addition, NEW GIRL has been seeing an average DVR lift of +36% within the first three days after broadcast.

THE MINDY PROJECT: 1.9/5, the same as last week

THE MINDY PROJECT won its 9:30pm half hour in Adults 18-34.

FOX ranked #2 last night in Adults 18-34 and Teens and finished third among Adults 18-49.


Following a DWTS encore at 8pm (1.2/4), ABC’s Dancing With The Stars (2.1/6) was even with last week, matching its lowest original rating ever for the fourth time this season. Through six episodes, Dancing With The Stars is down substantially from all prior cycles, -33% below its average at the same point last fall (2.2/6 vs. 3.3/8). At 10pm, Private Practice (1.6/4) was flat with last week and tied with its lowest-rated fall telecast ever.

On CBS, NCIS (3.3/10) and NCIS: LA (2.9/8) both posted their lowest ratings this season, falling -11% and -6%, respectively, from last Tuesday (3.7/11 and 3.1/8). NCIS delivered its lowest rating with an original fall telecast in almost five years (since 11/27/07), while NCIS: LA delivered its lowest-rated original fall telecast ever. At 10pm, new drama Vegas (2.0/5) was flat with last Tuesday (2.0/6), but remains -15% below Unforgettable’s comparable performance in the time period last fall (2.2/6 vs. 2.6/7).

NBC’s The Voice posted a 4.4/13, up from last Tuesday’s recap show (3.0/9) but down -8% from Monday (4.8/12). Through last night, The Voice is down -36% from its average through the comparable episode last year (4.3/12 vs. 6.7/17 through its second Battle Round telecast). New comedies Go On (2.8/7) and The New Normal (2.0/5) were up from season lows last week (2.1/6 and 1.7/5), while Parenthood (2.0/6) was up +25% last week’s series low (1.6/5).

(source: Fox)