<I>The Biggest Loser: Families</i> The Biggest Loser: Families

Tuesday's tallies:

8 pm/ET
An NCIS repeat was the night's most watched program, delivering 14.1 million total viewers. Running a close second was a new House (go, Orangemen!), which surged 12 percent to 13.9 mil. The penultimate episode of The Biggest Loser: Families averaged 9.2 mil over its two-hour run, up 15 percent week-to-week.

9 pm
A repeat of The Mentalist dominated with 13.65 million viewers — or, quite impressively, 91 percent of the audience that watched the episode the first time around. A pair of According to Jims, averaging 5.2 mil (down 600K), lagged well behind a Fringe repeat (7.08 mil). Privileged added 1.06 mil to its Monday audience (the series returns Tuesday, Jan. 6).

10 pm
Opposite a wartmed-over Without a Trace, SVU shot to the top with 10.9 mil (up 630 thou). Eli Stone matched last week's 4.9 mil.