October 10, 2012 8:55am PT by Michael O'Connell
TV Ratings: 'The Voice,' 'Go On' and 'Parenthood' Lead NBC's Tuesday Surge
NBC locked down its first Tuesday victory since the official start of the season, winning the demo thanks to huge gains across the board according to fast affiliate ratings. The Voice kicked off the night up 47 percent, week over week, pulling in a 4.4 rating with adults 18-49. The recently renewed Go On (2.8 adults rating) and New Normal (2.0 adults rating) posted similar growth, moving up 33 and 18 percent respectively. Parenthood tied with CBS' Vegas for a win at 10 p.m., growing 25 percent to hit a season high of a 2.0 in the demo. NBC averaged a 2.9 adults rating with adults 18-49 and 7.6 million viewers.
Still locking down an easy win with total viewers (14.99), CBS came in just shy of NBC's demo haul with a 2.8 adults rating. NCIS was down 11 percent from the previous week, pulling in a 3.3 adults rating, while NCIS: LA was down just six percent to a 2.9 in the demo. Vegas was even with a 2.0 rating with 18-49-ers.
Raising Hope was the only Fox series to post growth in early numbers, growing a tenth of a point for a 1.8 adults rating. Ben and Kate, which just got an order for six more episodes, was down a tenth of a point for a 1.5. New Girl was also down a tenth of a point, pulling in a 2.7 adults rating and The Mindy Project (1.9) was even with last week. Fox averaged a 2.0 adults rating and 4 million viewers.
ABC averaged a 1.7 rating with adults 18-49 and 9.2 million viewers thanks to steady showings from both the Dancing With the Stars results show and Private Practice.
Hart of Dixie fell three tenths of a point from last week's season opener, earning a 0.4 rating with adults 18-49. The CW's special broadcast of Joss Whedon web musical Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog pulled in a 0.2 in the demo, giving the network an average 0.3 adults rating and 865,000 viewers for the night.
Univision earned a 1.7 with adults 18-49 for the night.