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Primetime Ratings: NBC Wins; 'Live To Dance' Has Moderate Debut

‘Biggest Loser' premiere drops; ‘V' returns flat
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NBC won Tuesday night with a 2.9 rating/8 share in the
adults 18-49 demo, according to Nielsen overnight numbers. The winter premiere
of The Biggest Loser: Couples was the
top program of the night at a 3.3, but that's down 28% from its January 2010
debut. At 10 p.m., Parenthood bounced
back 21% from its last original in November to score a 2.3.

CBS was second on the night with a 2.2/6. The premiere of
Paula Abdul's reality competition series Live
To Dance
had a respectable debut with a 2.4 rating in the key demo.

ABC placed third with a 1.7/5. Returning to 8 p.m., No Ordinary Family was flat vs. its last
original at a 1.9, the season premiere of V
held steady with its May finale at a 2.1 and Detroit 1-8-7 hit a series-low 1.2.

On fourth-place Fox (1.5/4), Million Dollar Money Drop fell 24% to a 1.3 vs. its last airing in the
timeslot.

The CW aired repeats.

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