Primetime Ratings: CBS Returns Lineup to Lead Tuesday

Season finale of 'The River' up a tenth; 'Fashion Star' up 13% in week two
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CBS returned its Tuesday night lineup from their last
originals in February to win the night with an overall 2.7 rating/8 share in
the 18-49 demo, according to Nielsen overnight numbers. NCIS, which led as the highest-rated show of the night, fell 6% to a
season-low 3.3. NCIS: Los Angeles was
also down 10% to a 2.8. Unforgettable stood
out as the lone improvement, up 11% to a 1.9.

The season finale of ABC's The River made no waves, rising only a tenth to a 1.4. Last Man Standing slipped 14% to a 1.9,
followed by Cougar Town, which
increased 14% to a 1.6. The network placed fourth with an overall 1.3/4.

NBC, in second with an overall 2.1/6, saw both shows
improve. The Biggest Loser was up a
tenth to a 2.2 and new series Fashion
Star
grew 13% to a 1.8.

Fox's lineup hit season lows across the board and put the
network in third with an overall 1.7/5. Raising
Hope
was down 11% to a 1.6 and the benched I Hate My Teenage Daughter slid 14% to a 1.2. New Girl dropped 7% to a 2.6, followed by Breaking In, down 13% to a 1.3.

Both Ringer and 90210 were up a tenth to a 0.5 and 0.7,
respectively. The CW ended with an overall 0.6/2.

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