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Tuesday's tallies:

8 pm/ET
American Idol's night at the movies played to a crowd of 23.48 million total viewers, up 7 percent week-to-week. A not-new NCIS followed with 13.37 mil. 

The Biggest Loser (9.04 mil) sank its teeth into third, gaining 13 percent. A pair of According to Jims averaged 4.48 mil. Reaper dipped 230K, to 2.05 mil.

9 pm
Dancing with the Stars' results show won the hour with 14.76 million viewers, up 320K. A repeat of The Mentalist claimed second with 12.1 mil, followed by Fringe (11.5 mil, down 500 thou).

Did the return of Donna Martin "graduate" 90210's numbers? The answer: At 2.13 mil, the CW series enjoyed its largest audience since Feb. 10. 

10 pm
Without a Trace was tops with 13.17 million viewers. Opposite an SVU repeat, ABC's Cupid (6.6 mil, up 380K) technically took second, though by the end of the hour Stabler & Co. actually had the bigger audience.