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People continued to turn away from Traffic Light. After scathing reviews, Fox's relationship comedy premiered to 4.6 million viewers last week. This week, that number dropped to 3.6 million — while also plummeting 21 percent in the advertiser-coveted 18-to-49 demographic. Have those green/yellow/red jokes on stand-by.

Overall viewership was down Tuesday night, even for stalwarts NCIS and Glee. The CBS procedural pulled in 19.5 million viewers, while Fox's musical/dramedy got 10.5 million; last week, the shows attracted 20.3 million and 11.5 million, respectively.

Also in prime-time's first hour Tuesday, The Biggest Loser: Couples drew nearly 7 million on NBC (vs. last week's 7.9 million), No Ordinary Family on ABC 5 million people (vs. 5.2 million last week) and the CW's One Tree Hill  1.7 million (up from 1.6 million).

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At 9/8c, Loser gained in its second hour as usual (8.4 million vs. last week's 8.8 million), while Fox's Raising Hope got nearly 5.6 million (compared with 6.8 million) and hit a series-low 2.2 demo rating (down 19 percent).

Also in prime time's middle hour, ABC's V stayed just about the same compared with last week, with nearly 5.4 million people tuning in, as did the CW's Hellcats with 1.6 million.

With NCIS down somewhat, so were the shows that follow it. NCIS: Los Angeles, at 9/8c, pulled in 16.8 million (vs. 17.1 million), and The Good Wife garnered 11.4 million viewers at 10/9c (vs. 11.8 million).

In prime time's final hour, Detroit 1-8-7  edged Parenthood (5.2 million to 5.1 million compared with last week's 5.6 million to 5.2 million).