TV Ratings: Tuesday March 16, 2010

Source: MediaWeek, Ratings: in millions
Time Network Show Rating 18-49
8PM FOX American Idol 20.50 7.1/22
CBS NCIS 16.81 3.2/10
NBC Biggest Loser: Couples 6.35 2.3/7
ABC Lost (R) 3.72 1.1/3
CW 90210 1.93 0.9/3
9PM FOX American Idol 23.24 8.2/22
CBS NCIS: Los Angeles 15.06 3.1/8
ABC Lost 8.46 3.7/10
NBC Biggest Loser: Couples 7.70 3.0/8
CW Melrose Place 1.22 0.6/2
10PM CBS The Good Wife 13.55 2.7/8
NBC Parenthood 5.92 2.3/6
ABC FlashForward: What Did You See? 4.87 1.8/5

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  • Irish Joe

    Glad that Melrose is up, but the ratings still aint great… has there been any word from CW if there is even the slightest, remote chance that it may get a second season?? I really hope that it does!

  • Nick

    Here’s a hint, Irish Joe: Consider how much money was poured into the ad campaign for Melrose Place. Then consider how little (i.e. nothing) was poured into The Beautiful Life (a more intriguing show, BTW). Then consider that the results for both are basically the same.

    Things might’ve been different if CW had backed the Brinks truck up to Locklear’s door right off the bat. Or cast some actually noteworthy & interesting stars besides Katie (say, Alyssa Milano). Gotta learn the formula for what works in prime time soaps, cuz CW hasn’t mastered it yet.

  • Not to be the bearer of bad news Irish Joe, but I’d be floored if MELROSE got a second season. 1.22 million viewers cannot sustain a series on the CW (or any network for that matter)

  • Eliz

    I love that The Good Wife is getting such great ratings. It is such a good show and last night was fantastic.

  • jess

    Should the rating for Parenthood be a concern? its a really good show I wish more people would give it a chance

  • grumpyoldman

    TGW murdered Parenthood!!