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Ratings: Despite Reruns Galore, CBS Wins the Night

It was  yet another week of reruns for NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles and The Good Wife on CBS — and yet another week they all won their time slots, albeit with much smaller audiences.

Douglas J Rowe

It was  yet another week of reruns for NCIS, NCIS: Los Angelesand The Good Wifeon CBS — and yet another week they all won their time slots, albeit with much smaller audiences.

The NCIS series — which can approach or surpass 20 million viewers for first-run episodes — each attracted audiences of 12.5 million, and Wife 7.4 million.

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The "Original Song" episode of Gleegrabbed 10.8 million — down from the nearly 12 million who tuned in last week for the second guest appearance by Oscar winner Gwyneth Paltrow.

In prime-time's first hour Tuesday against NCIS and Glee, the first hour of The Biggest Loser: Couples drew more than 7.2 million viewers on NBC, a No Ordinary Family rerun on ABC nabbed 3.5 million people, and about 900,000 watched a rerun of the CW's One Tree Hill.

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At 9/8c against NCIS:LA,Fox's Raising Hopegot 6.3 million viewers (compared with 6.8 million last week), and Traffic Light drew 3.9 million at 9:30. Also in prime time's middle hour, Loser saw its usual gain in its second hour (8.8 million) against ABC's V  finale (5.3 million) and the CW's Hellcatsrepeat (737,000).

In prime time's final hour against The Good Wife, Detroit 1-8-7  had 5.8 million viewers and a repeat of America's Next Great Restaurant nearly 3.8 million.