9:47am PT by Philiana Ng
'The Voice' Tops Tuesday Ratings, 'Good Wife' Finale Rises Double Digits
NBC's The Voice continued to top Tuesday ratings.
In its fourth week, The Voice (9.9 million total viewers, 4.5 rating in adults 18-49 demographic) was the night's top-rated primetime program on broadcast. Although the Mark Burnett-produced competition series did dip 4 percent compared with the previous week, it beat Fox's Glee again.
At NBC's upfront presentation on May 16, the network set The Voice with a rich two-hour slot on Mondays for midseason, as a lead-in to the new Steven Spielberg musical drama Smash. The Voice, along with The Biggest Loser (7 million, 2.8), up 8 percent, powered NBC to the nightly win in the demo.
CBS' drama block saw drastic improvements for their respective finale episodes. NCIS (18.1 million, 3.8), NCIS: Los Angeles (15.4 million, 3.2) and The Good Wife (12.4 million, 2.5) -- which the network revealed May 18 would be moved to Sunday nights this fall -- were all up double digits from their 2010 finales. The Tiffany network placed second in the demo behind NBC but was Tuesday's most-watched, averaging 15.3 million.
ABC was third with a Dancing With the Stars (17.7 million, 3.5) results show, which saw Ralph Macchio eliminated, and the season ender of Body of Proof (10.5 million, 2.2), both up slightly. At 8 p.m., a recap of DWTS (13.4 million, 2.4) was up 14 percent from the previous week. (ABC had pulled Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution because it wasn't performing in the ratings.)
Fox's Glee (8.8 million, 3.5), with a death reveal and the buildup to the New York City-set finale, was relatively steady. The season finale of Raising Hope (5.5 million, 2.2) improved 10 percent, and a last-minute programming move to air recently canceled comedy Breaking In (3.3 million, 1.4) to Fox's comedy block didn't exactly receive enough of a boost it was looking for, only rising 8 percent from Traffic Light in the slot the previous week In fact, the time-slot change caused Breaking In's viewership to drop more than 3 million and was down significantly in the demo from its most recent Wednesday performance (1.4 vs. 2.3).
The CW's just-axed Hellcats drew 1.2 million and a 0.5 rating, while veteran drama One Tree Hill -- returning for a ninth season -- lured 1.5 million and a 0.7.
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