CBS wins Tuesday with 'Power,' 'Brother'


"Power of 10" and "Big Brother" led CBS to a nightly win Tuesday, according to preliminary results from Nielsen Media Research.

Both "Power" (9.7 million viewers, 2.8 rating/9 share among adults 18-49) at 8 p.m. and "Brother" (8.2 million, 3.2/9) at 9 p.m. won their time slots, matching the unscripted series' best deliveries this summer.

CBS also finished first at 10 p.m. with a rerun of "NCIS" (7.7 million, 2.0/6).

Only three other programs Tuesday night cracked a 2 rating in the 18-49 demo: Fox's "House" repeat (7.9 million, 2.5/7) at 9 p.m., ABC's "Just for Laughs" (7.1 million, 2.1/7) at 8 p.m. and an encore airing of NBC's two-hour special "Saturday Night Live: The First Five Years" (5.9 million, 2.1/6)

For the night, CBS (8.5 million, 2.7/8) was followed by Fox (6.6 million, 2.0/6), NBC (5.8 million, 2.0/6) and ABC (5.8 million, 1.8/5).