On this Tuesday evening, as ABC's American Music Awards telecast averaged 10.86 million total viewers across its three-hour run....

- With that Dancing show finally out of the way, NCIS surged to a season high of 17 million viewers, and The Unit (12.2 mil) had its best outing since Oct. 17.
- Standoff (4.93 mil) enjoyed a slight, 230K bump.
- As Gilmore Girls held steady, Veronica Mars (2.88 mil) inched up 140,000 heads.
- CBS' 3 LBS (9.23 mil) slipped 620,000 viewers from its premiere, placing third in the 10 pm hour.