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TV Ratings: 'Fashion Star,' 'Private Practice' and 'NCIS' Rise in Finales

UPDATED: Several series climb with season enders, while "Cougar Town's" final episodes on ABC hit new lows.

Private Practice Kate Walsh with Baby - H 2012
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The season came to end for nearly a half-dozen other series Tuesday night, with CBS' finales coming out on top in fast affiliate ratings. Its three-hour block of Naval procedurals nabbed a 3.2 rating among adults 18-49 and 16.3 million viewers, with NCIS rising four tenths of a point for a 3.5 rating in the demo and NCIS: LA's two-hour ender even with the most recent 3.0 rating.

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America's Got Talent brought in a 3.4 rating with adults 18-49 in its second night of the season. It marked a season high for NBC in the 8 p.m. hour and only fell three tenths of a point from the Monday premiere. Fashion Star rose, back in its 10 p.m. time slot, ending its freshman season with a 1.6 in the demo. The network averaged a second place 2.8 rating with adults 18-49 and 8.6 million viewers.

On Fox, a two-hour Glee earned a 2.4 rating with adults 18-49 at 8 p.m. and a 2.5 rating at 9 p.m. The show, which averaged a 2.5 in the demo and 6 million viewers for the network, was down just 7 percent from last week's episode.

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Cougar Town, now headed to TBS, offered up two of its final ABC episodes to record low ratings. Both broadcasts only earned a 1.0 rating with adults 18-49. Dancing With the Stars was also down, though not as much, earning a 2.2 demo rating for its results show. Private Practice rose nearly 30 percent in its finale for a 1.8 with 18-49-ers. ABC earned a 1.7 rating with adults and 7.8 million viewers for the night.

90210 earned a 0.5 rating with adults 18-49 on the CW, while The L.A. Complex dropped to a 0.2 in the demo.

Updated: A previous version of this article misidentified the two-hour Glee episode as the season finale. That episode airs May 22.