good wife finale 2 TV ratings: 'Good Wife,' CBS finales up Tuesday; 'The Voice' still tops in 18 49Fast National ratings for Tuesday, May 17, 2011

A night of season finales on CBS Tuesday gave the network a ratings bump, as all three of its dramas improved over last week. “Dancing With the Stars” also rose some, and while “The Voice” declined slightly from its 10 o’clock debut last week, it was still the night’s top show among adults 18-49.

CBS led the night overall with 15.3 million viewers and a 9.7 rating/15 share in households. ABC (13.9 million, 9.1/14) was a strong second. NBC came in third with 7.95 million viewers and a 4.8/7, beating out FOX’s 6.6 million and 3.9/6. The CW (1.3 million, 0.8/1) trailed.

Thanks to “The Voice,” NBC led the 18-49 demographic with a 3.4 rating. CBS finished second in the demo with a 3.2, followed by ABC, 2.7, and FOX, 2.6. The CW scored a 0.6.

]]>8 p.m. CBS: “NCIS” season finale (18.1 million viewers, 11.2/18 households)
ABC: “Dancing With the Stars” special (13.4 million, 8.8/14)
FOX: “Glee” (8.8 million, 5.2/8)
NBC: “The Biggest Loser” (6.4 million, 4.0/6)
The CW: “One Tree Hill” season finale (1.5 million, 1.0/2) 18-49 leader: “NCIS” (3.8) 9 p.m. ABC: “Dancing With the Stars” results (17.7 million, 11.5/17)
CBS: “NCIS: Los Angeles” season finale (15.4 million, 9.7/14)
NBC: “The Biggest Loser” (7.6 million, 4.6/7)
FOX: “Raising Hope” (5.5 million, 3.2/5)/”Breaking In” (3.3 million, 2.0/3)
The CW: “Hellcats” season finale (1.2 million, 0.7/1) 18-49 leader: “Dancing With the Stars” (3.5) 10 p.m. CBS: “The Good Wife” season finale (12.4 million, 8.1/13)
ABC: “Body of Proof” season finale (10.5 million, 7.2/11)
NBC: “The Voice” (9.9 million, 5.7/9) 18-49 leader: “The Voice” (4.5) 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

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