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TV ratings: 'DWTS' finale helps ABC top Tuesday; NBC takes hits
TV ratings: 'DWTS' finale helps ABC top Tuesday; NBC takes hits

The TV ratings mirror ball for Tuesday goes to ABC. As reality vet “Dancing With the Stars” closed its season on Tuesday night, it helped ABC win the night. The series closed out on top with a 2.9 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 15.8 million viewers overall from 9 to 11 p.m — making it the No. 1 show of the night. The turnout lifted the show 21%  from last year’s finale and made it the highest-rated episode since September 2013. The dancing showdown kept CBS at bay in second place. CBS' “NCIS” was down a bit from the previous week with a 2.4 in the key demo and 15.69 million viewers in its 8 p.m. slot but pulled ahead in its slot over...

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