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Primetime Ratings: 'Work It' Has Soft Debut as CBS Takes Tuesday

'Celebrity Wife Swap' down from Monday; 'Biggest Loser' has lowest spring premiere
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ABC debuted its
new cross-dressing comedy Work It Tuesday to a 2.0 rating at 8:30 p.m.,
which was down 17% from what the canceled Man Up! bowed in the time slot
this fall. Earlier, Last Man Standing returned up 9% to a 2.4. The
second night of Celebrity Wife Swap was off by 8% from Monday's
premiere. Body of Proof returned to a 1.5, tying its series low from its
last episode. ABC finished with an overall 2.0 rating/5 share, good enough for
third place.

CBS won the night
with an overall 3.4/9, with its entire lineup returning to gains. NCIS
was up 17% to a 4.2, NCIS: Los Angeles rebounded from its season low
three weeks ago to post a 3.5, also up 17%. At 10 p.m., Unforgettable
posted a 2.5, up 14%.

NBC, which edged
out ABC for second with an overall 2.1/5, premiered the 13th season of The
Biggest Loser
to a 2.3 from 8-10 p.m., down 30% from last
January's premiere and its lowest spring premiere ever. Parenthood
returned from five weeks off to a 1.7, down 19% for a series low.

Fox (1.0/2) and
The CW (0.3/1) aired repeats to round out the night.

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