TV Ratings: 'New Girl' Delivers Tuesday for Fox

CBS comes in second with "Unforgettable" slipping, NBC’s "Parenthood" up, Sarah Michelle Gellar’s "Ringer" is up 9% from last week.
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Fox won Wednesday night with New Girl, Raising Hope and Glee only experiencing slight dips from their premiere last week.

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New Girl was the highest-rated show (4.4, 9.3 million), but down 8 percent in the key 18-49 demo. Glee was down 10 percent (3.6, 8.3 million), after opening its third season 29 percent lower in the demo (4.0, 8.6 million viewers) last week. Raising Hope was down 6 percent.

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CBS came in second, with NCIS down just 2 percent and NCIS:L.A. off 3 percent from last week. Unforgettable slipped 14 percent from its premiere.

ABC and NBC tied for third place.

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On ABC, Dancing With the Stars results rated a 2.8, down just 3 percent from last week. Dana Delany's Body of Proof was down 14 percent from its premiere.

On NBC, Biggest Loser was down 4 percent, but Parenthood went up 5 percent from last week.

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Univision came in fourth (1.8), followed by the CW, which aired its most-watched episode of 90210 since April, up 14 percent in the demo. Sarah Michelle Gellar's Ringer built on its 90210 lead-in in total viewers by 19 percent. It was up 8 percent in total viewers (1.8 million) and 9 percent in the key demo (1.2).

Below, networks ranked by demo, with shows' total viewers and demos:

FOX - 3.6, 8.1 million viewers
·        Glee: 3.6, 8.3 million
·        New Girl: 4.4, 9.3 million
·        Raising Hope:  2.9, 6.3 million

CBS - 3.4, 15.9 million viewers
·        NCIS:  4.2, 19.1 million viewers
·        NCIS: LA:  3.5, 16.1 million viewers
·        Unforgettable:  2.5  12.3 million viewers

NBC - 2.2, 5.7 million viewers     
·        The Biggest Loser 12:  2.2, 5.8 million viewers
·        Parenthood:  2.2, 5.6 million viewers

ABC - 2.2, 11 million viewers   
·        Dancing With The Stars 13: Performance (RS):  1.8, 9.3 million viewers
·        Dancing With The Stars 13: Results:  2.8, 9.3 million viewers
·        Body of Proof:  1.9, 9.4 million viewers

CW - 0.9, 1.8 million viewers
·        90210: 0.8, 1.7 million viewers
·        Ringer: 0.9,  2 million viewers

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