Opposite some reruns, Glee easily ranked as the highest-rated program for the night in adults 18-49 and teens, according to early returns for Tuesday. The episode featuring guest star Kathy Griffin posted a 4.0 rating/13 share and 10.7 million viewers. (For Ken Tucker’s unfettered take, click here.) Raising Hope posted a 2.5/7 and 6.2 million, followed by Traffic Light (1.6/5, 3.9 million).
Overall, Fox finished in first place among 18-49 (3.0/9). CBS, meanwhile, attracted the most viewers (10.8 million).
Can we say a prayer for V now? Already hobbled by a repeat of No Ordinary Family as the lead-in, the drama’s second season finale only posted a 1.8/5 in 18-49 and 5.2 million viewers. That’s up 6 percent from last week, but down 14 percent from last year’s finale on May 18. The writing is on the wall for this series (for more, check out our scorecard here), but it’s always a shame when high-concept projects like this one seem destined for the junk pile. And V’s performance spelled more bad news for Detroit 1-8-7: This respectable, quality drama earned a tiny 1.3/4 and 5.8 million viewers.
The Biggest Loser posted a 2.7/8 — down 7 percent from last week — and 7.9 million viewers. The CW, like CBS, was also in repeats.
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