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TV ratings: CBS tops night with 'NCIS,' 'Person of Interest'

CBS' 'NCIS' was Tuesday night's most watched program with 17.9 million viewers

CBS dominated TV ratings Tuesday night with "NCIS" and "Person of Interest."

The network was No. 1 in the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic and overall, according to Nielsen. It posted a rating of 2.2 in the key demo and averaged 14.7 million viewers total.

"NCIS" was the most watched program with 17.9 million viewers tuning in. The show, up 13% from last week, tied with NBC's "The Voice" for most watched in the key demo, both posting a rating of 2.6.

"NCIS: New Orleans," which followed, also surged 15% from last week with a rating of 2.3 in the key demo. It came second to "NCIS" with about 16.7 million viewers.

Also on CBS, "Person of Interest" tied for fifth in the key demo with a rating of 1.6. The show, up 23% from last week, averaged 9.7 million viewers.

Though tied for first, NBC's "The Voice" hit its season low (excluding specials) and dropped about 13% from last week. The singing competition was No. 3 overall overall with 10.5 million viewers.

"Marry Me" was up 23% from its most recent original episode on Nov. 4, earning a rating of 1.6 in the key demo. The broadcast averaged 5.3 million viewers. 

"About A Boy" saw a significant rise. With a rating of 1.3 in the key demo, it was up 44% from its most recent original episode on Nov. 4. It rounded out the top 10 overall with 4.3 million viewers.

"Chicago Fire," which drew in 7.7 million viewers, fell just 9% from last week with a rating of 2.0 in the key demo.

Overall, the network took second with 7.6 million viewers and a rating of 2.0 in the key demo.

Fox was third in the key demo with a rating of 1.4. "Masterchef Junior" was down 17% from last week in the key demo and saw a similar decline in total viewers, averaging 4.2 million.

"New Girl" was up 8% from last week in the key demo with a rating of 1.4.  "The Mindy Project" stayed even with last week, averaging a rating of 1.1 in the key demo and about 2.4 million viewers.

Meanwhile, ABC was third overall with about 4.5 million viewers. With a rating of 1.2 in the key demo, the network tied with Univision and the CW for fourth place for the night.

ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." was up 7% from last week with a rating of 1.6 in the key demo. It averaged 4.5 million viewers.

"Forever" stayed even with last week with a rating of 1.0 in the key demo and 4.4 million viewers.

On the CW, "The Flash" was down about 7% and saw its lowest ratings to date with a 1.3 in the key demo.

"Supernatural" increased 11% from last week with a rating of 1.0 in the key demo.

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