Ratings: S.H.I.E.L.D. Drops; Chicago Fire Rises
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. took a big tumble in its second week.
The ABC series, which posted the biggest drama debut in four years, pulled in 8.4 million viewers and a 3.1 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic Tuesday, dropping 34 percent from last week. S.H.I.E.L.D. placed third in the timeslot behind The Voice (14.2 million, 4.4) and NCIS, which drew 19.3 million and a 3.4, down two-tenths, for Cote de Pablo's final episode.
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S.H.I.E.L.D. lead-outs The Goldbergs (6.2 million, 2.2) and Trophy Wife (4.3 million, 1.4) also fell sharply, both dropping about a full point from their premieres. Lucky 7 (2.8 million, 0.8) plunged 38 percent.
NBC topped the night with The Voice, which dipped a tenth, and Chicago Fire (9 million, 2.8), which rose a tenth.
Elsewhere on CBS, NCIS: Los Angeles (14.8 million, 2.7) and Person of Interest (12.2 million, 2.0) both fell three tenths.
Fox's comedies all dipped a few tenths, save for The Mindy Project 3 million (1.5), which held steady.
CBS: NCIS 19.3 million viewers (3.4 demo rating)
ABC: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 8.4 million (3.1)
Fox: Dads 3.4 million (1.3); Brooklyn Nine-Nine 3.4 million (1.4)
NBC: The Voice 14.2 million (4.4) [8-10 p.m.]
CBS: NCIS: Los Angeles 14.8 million (2.7)
ABC: The Goldbergs 6.2 million (2.2); Trophy Wife 4.3 million (1.4)
Fox: New Girl 3.9 million (1.9); The Mindy Project 3 million (1.5)
CBS: Person of Interest 12.2 million (2.0)
ABC: Lucky 7 2.8 million (0.8)
NBC: Chicago Fire 9 million (2.8)