glee night of neglect ratings TV ratings: 'Glee' returns low, 'Parenthood' finale up, 'Body of Proof' steady TuesdayFast National ratings for Tuesday, April 19, 2011

The return of “Glee” after a month of repeats came in below its season average, although it was still Tuesday’s top show in the adults 18-49 demographic. Elsewhere, “Parenthood” ended its season on an up note for NBC and “Body of Proof” stayed consistent for ABC, but CBS led the night in viewers.

The Eye averaged 11.2 million viewers and a 7.4 rating/11 share in households in primetime, edging out ABC (10.7 million, 7.2/11) for the top spot. FOX (7.1 million, 4.3/6) came in third. NBC took fourth with 6.5 million viewers and a 4.4/7, while the return of The CW’s Tuesday lineup brought in 1.3 million people and a 0.9/1.

FOX finished on top among adults 18-49 with a 2.8 rating. NBC grabbed second in the demo with a 2.4, beating CBS’ 2.2 and ABC’s 2.1. The CW was well off the pace with a 0.6.

]]>8 p.m. CBS: “NCIS” rerun (13.3 million viewers, 8.8/13 households)
FOX: “Glee” (9.7 million, 6.0/9)
NBC: “The Biggest Loser” (6.4 million, 4.4/7)
ABC: “Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution” (4.7 million, 3.2/5)
The CW: “One Tree Hill” (1.4 million, 1.0/2) 18-49 leader: “Glee” (3.8) 9 p.m. ABC: “Dancing With the Stars” results (15.8 million, 10.6/15)
CBS: “NCIS: Los Angeles” rerun (11.2 million, 7.3/11)
NBC: “The Biggest Loser” (6.8 million, 4.5/7)
FOX: “Raising Hope” (5.7 million, 3.2/5)/”Traffic Light” (3.3 million, 1.9/3)
The CW: “Hellcats” (1.15 million, 0.8/1) 18-49 leader: “Dancing With the Stars” (2.9) 10 p.m. ABC: “Body of Proof” (11.5 million, 7.9/12)
CBS: “NCIS: Los Angeles” rerun (9 million, 6.0/9)
NBC: “Parenthood” season finale (6.3 million, 4.3/7) 18-49 leader: “Parenthood” (2.5) Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company. More ratings at Zap2it: Daily, weekly and cable

Posted by:Rick Porter