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With the networks hunkering down before sweeps, Fox generally benefited from an all-new lineup, as Glee's Michael Jackson tribute episode grabbed the show's biggest audience since the season's start, according to preliminary Nielsen data.

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New Girl rose slightly (4 percent) from its last original episode two weeks ago (last week it was pre-empted by the State of the Union address); Raising Hope declined 6 percent.

And after two months away, Ringer apparently wasn't missed all that much. It posted a rating in the 18-49 demo that matched the same series low as its last original episode, and dropped some 12 percent in total viewership.

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8 p.m.
CBS: NCIS 12.90 million viewers (2.0 demo rating)
ABC: Last Man Standing 5.61 million (2.4); Last Man Standing [rerun] 5.71 million (2.0)
Fox: Glee 9.02 million (3.6)
NBC: The Biggest Loser  6.66 million (2.1) {8-10 p.m.}
CW: 90210 1.43 million (0.7)

9 p.m.
CBS: NCIS: Los Angeles [rerun] 11.10 million viewers (1.7 demo rating)
ABC: Celebrity Wife Swap 5.56 million (1.9)
Fox: New Girl [rerun] 7.24 million (3.5); Raising Hope 4.69 million (2.1)
CW: Ringer 1.38 million (0.6)

10 p.m.
CBS: Unforgettable [rerun] 7.85 million viewers (1.4 demo rating)
ABC: Body of Proof [rerun] 5.42 million (1.1)
NBC: Parenthood [rerun] 2.38 million (0.7)