Fast National ratings for Tuesday, April 16, 2013.
For the second straight week, "Ready for Love" squandered most of its lead-in, but "The Voice" still let NBC win Tuesday among young viewers, though CBS still won the night overall thanks to "NCSI" repeats.
Among adults 18-49, NBC averaged a 2.4 rating for Tuesday night, tops in the key demographic. CBS was second with a 1.6 key demo rating, followed closely by the 1.5 key demo rating for FOX and ABC. The CW averaged a 0.4 key demo rating.
Overall, though, CBS averaged an estimated 9.81 million viewers and a 6.2 rating/10 share, just topping ABC's 5.9/9 and 8.88 million viewers. NBC was third with a 4.3/7 and 6.84 million viewers, more than doubling FOX's 2.1/3 and 3.37 million viewers. The CW averaged a 0.7/1 and 990,000 viewers.
8 p.m. - "The Voice" won the 8 p.m. hour for NBC with 13.78 million viewers and a 4.5 rating among adults 18-49, up from last Tuesday's show. CBS' repeat of "NCIS" was second overall with 9.23 million viewers and third with a 1.3 key demo rating. ABC's "Splash" was third overall with 5.195 million viewers and fourth with a 1.1 key demo rating. FOX's "Hell's Kitchen" was up a hair from last week with 4.58 million viewers and a 1.9 key demo rating. The CW's "Hart of Dixie" averaged 1.32 million viewers and a 0.5 key demo rating.
9 p.m. - ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" took over first for the 9 p.m. hour averaging 12.45 million viewers and a 2.1 rating among adults 18-49. CBS was a close second with 12.28 million viewers and tied for the key demo lead with a 2.1 rating for an "NCIS: Los Angeles" repeat. There was a huge drop to the 3.95 million viewers and 1.5 key demo rating for "Ready for Love." FOX's repeats of "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" averaged 2.16 million viewers and a 1.1 key demo rating, beating the 658,000 viewers and 0.2 key demo rating for The CW's "America's Next Top Model" repeat.
10 p.m. - "Body of Proof" took the 10 p.m. hour overall for ABC with 8.99 million viewers and finished second with a 1.4 rating among adults 18-49. CBS' "Golden Boy" was second with 7.93 million viewers and won the hour with a 1.5 key demo rating. NBC's "Ready for Love" fell to 2.97 million viewers and a 1.1 key demo rating in its second hour.

All ratings information comes from preliminary Fast National Nielsen data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are subject to change.
A long-time member of the TCA Board and a longer-time blogger of "American Idol," Dan Fienberg writes about TV, except for when he writes about movies or sometimes writes about the Red Sox. But never music. He would sound stupid talking about music.