TV Ratings: NBC Leads Slow Tuesday With New Episode of 'Who's Still Standing?'

On a night of repeats, the Peacock's original programming pulled ahead of CBS in the key demo.
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On a tepid Tuesday, NBC's original programing won the night.

A new episode of Who's Still Standing (5.8 million viewers, 1.8 rating in the 18-49 demo) and SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas (5.8 million, 2.1) went up against repeats across the board, earning the Peacock a 2.0 rating among adults 18-49, pulling in an average of 5.8 million viewers overall.

CBS rated 1.9 in the key demo, but held a 10.6 million viewership for the evening. The network's lineup consisted of re-airings of NCIS (12.3 million, 2.0), NCIS: Los Angeles (11.4 million, 2.1) and Unforgettable (8 million, 1.7).

ABC and Fox trailed with 1.1 and 1.0 ratings, respectively. ABC's lineup included re-runs of Last Man Standing (5.6 million, 1.5), The Middle (4.3 million, 1.3), Suburgatory (3.4 million, 1.0) and Body of Proof (4.5 million, .08), while Fox showed repeats of Glee (3.3 million, 1.1), New Girl (2.8 million, 1.1) and Raising Hope (2.7 million, 1.0).

The CW's 90210 earned just 0.7 million viewers and a 0.3 rating in the key demo in the 8:00 hour, followed by a repeat of Ringer (0.6 million, 0.3).

Tuesday, Dec. 20, Overnight Ratings:

8 p.m.
CBS: NCIS (R) (12.3 million viewers, 2.0 rating in adults 18-49)
NBC: Who's Still Standing? (5.8 million, 1.8)
ABC: Last Man Standing (R) (5.7 million, 1.4)
FOX: Glee (R) (3.3 million, 1.1)
The CW: 90210 (R) (0.8 million, 0.3)

8:30 p.m.
ABC: Last Man Standing (5.5 million, 1.6)

9 p.m.
CBS: NCIS: Los Angeles (R) (11.4 million, 2.1)
NBC: SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas ® (5.8 million, 2.1)
ABC: The Middle (R) (4.3 million, 1.3)
FOX: New Girl (R) (2.8 million, 1.1)
The CW: Ringer (R) (0.6 million, 0.3)

9:30 p.m.
ABC: Suburgatory (R) (3.4 million, 1.0)
Fox: Raising Hope (R) (2.7 million, 1.0)

10 p.m.
CBS: Unforgettable (R) (8.0 million, 1.7)
ABC: Body of Proof (R) (4.5 million, 0.8)

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