Jermaine Paul

The Voice's second season finale was Tuesday's top-rated show, helping NBC knock CBS off its usual victor's perch.

The two-hour finale, which crowned Jermaine Paul as the winner, earned 11.6 million viewers and a 4.3 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic — a 16 percent jump from last season's closer. Fashion Star 4.23 million (1.5), which was moved up two hours to accommodate The Voice, dropped to a series low of 4.4 million viewers and a 1.3.

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The night's other season finales also saw jumps: New Girl (5.53 million, 2.8), Unforgettable (10.7 million, 2.0) and Last Man Standing (6.6 million, 1.7) all surged in the demo.

Other shows that improved or held steady included Cougar Town (4.72 million, 1.5), Glee (6.5 million, 2.3), Dancing with the Stars (13.3 million, 2.3) and NCIS: Los Angeles (14.5 million, 3.0).

NCIS (17.8 million, 3.0) hit a season low in the demo, but was the night's most-watched show. Private Practice suffered the biggest drop, sliding nearly 30 percent to a series low of 6.1 million viewers and a 1.5.

8 p.m.
CBS:
NCIS 17.8 million viewers (3.0 demo rating)
ABC: Last Man Standing 6.6 million (1.7); Cougar Town 4.72 million (1.5)
Fox: Glee 6.5 million (2.3)
NBC: Fashion Star 4.4 million (1.3)
CW: 90210 1.3million (0.6)

9 p.m.
CBS:
NCIS: Los Angeles 14.5 million (3.0)
ABC: Dancing with the Stars 13.3 million (2.3)
Fox: New Girl 5.53 million (2.8); New Girl (R) 3.4 million (1.6)
NBC: The Voice 11.6 million (4.3) [9-11 p.m.]
CW: The L.A. Complex 0.6 million (0.3)

10 p.m.
CBS:
Unforgettable 10.7 million (2.0)
ABC: Private Practice 6.1 million (1.5)