9:07am PT by Michael O'Connell
TV Ratings: 'Dancing With the Stars' Results Show Shrinks but Bolsters 'Body of Proof'
CBS topped the broadcast networks among viewers 18-49 on Tuesday night with an original slate of NCIS, NCIS: LA and Unforgettable. NCIS was steady with the previous week's 3.4 in the demo, while NCIS: LA was up a tenth of a point for a 2.9. Unforgettable dipped a tenth for a 2.0. Altogether, the network pulled a 2.3 rating with adults 18-49 and 14.5 million viewers.
ABC's Dancing With the Stars debuted its results show after an hour of performance highlights. The broadcast was down 30 percent from last spring's premiere for a 3.0 among adults 18-49. Body of Proof saw a 50 percent jump with its old lead-in, posting a 2.1 in the demo and beating all other 10 p.m. broadcasts. ABC brought in 11.9 million viewers and a 2.3 rating in adults 18-49.
NBC edged Fox for third in the demo, grabbing a 1.8 rating among adults 18-49 for the night, despite 17 percent drops with both The Biggest Loser and Fashion Star. Facing a full lineup of original competition for the first time, Fashion Star pulled a 1.5 rating in the demo after Biggest Loser's soft 1.9. The network averaged 5.1 million viewers.
Replacing I Hate My Teenage Daughter with an encore of Raising Hope, Fox's Tuesday pulled a 1.7 among adults 18-49 and 3.6 million viewers. An original Raising Hope was down 6 percent to a 1.5 in the demo, and New Girl dropped 7 percent for a season-low 2.5. Breaking In actually posted 8 percent growth among adults 18-49 with a 1.4 rating.
On The CW, 90210 and Ringer were both even with last week's 18-49 showing, a 0.7 and 0.5 rating respectively.