TV Ratings Tuesday

'Smash' Premiere Crashes, 'NCIS' Wins Night, 'The Mindy Project' 'The Bachelor' & 'Hart of Dixie' Up

CBS was the number one network in adults 18-49 and with total viewers.

On CBS, NCIS scored a 3.7 adults 18-49 rating down 3 percent from last week’s 3.8. NCIS: Los Angeles earned a 3.1 among adults 18-49 even with last week. Vegas garnered a 1.6 adults 18-49 rating down 16 percent from last week’s 1.9.

On ABC, The Taste notched a 1.8 adults 18-49 rating up 13 percent from last week’s 1.6. A special Tuesday edition of The Bachelor earned a 2.6 adults 18-49 rating, up 8 percent from last night’s 2.4.

On FOX, Raising Hope scored a 1.6 adults 18-49 rating down 6 percent from last week’s 1.7. A second episode at 8:30 earned a 1.5 among adults 18-49 rating down 6 percent from last week’s 1.6. New Girl garnered a 2.5 adults 18-49 rating down 4 percent from last week’s 2.6. The Mindy Project notched a 1.9 adults 18-49 rating up 12 percent from last week’s 1.7.

On NBC, Betty White’s 2nd Annual 90th Birthday Special garnered a 1.5 adults 18-49 rating down 44 percent from a 2.7 for the first 90th birthday special on Monday, January 18, 2012. The two hour season premiere of Smash scored a series low 1.1 adults 18-49 rating down a staggering 71 percent from a 3.8 for the series premiere on February 6, 2012 (following The Voice) and down 39 percent from a 1.8 for the first season finale on May 14. Your predictions were far, far too optimistic.

On the CW, Hart Of Dixie earned a 0.6 among adults 18-49 up 20 percent from last week’s 0.5. The finale of Emily Owens M.D. scored a 0.4 adults 18-49 rating, even with last week.

Broadcast primetime ratings for February 5, 2013

TimeNetShow18-49 Rating/ShViewers (Millions)
ABCThe Taste1.8/55.28
FOXRaising Hope1.6/53.98
NBCBetty White's 2nd Annual 90th Birthday Special1.5/45.97
CWHart Of Dixie0.6/21.44
8:30FOXRaising Hope1.5/44.60
9:00CBSNCIS: Los Angeles3.1/816.57
ABCThe Bachelor (9-11PM)2.6/77.79
FOXNew Girl2.5/74.81
NBCSmash (9-11PM) -Season Premiere1.1/34.47
CWEmily Owens M.D. - Series Finale0.4/11.49
9:30FOXThe Mindy Project1.9/53.60