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TV ratings: 'The Voice,' 'Goldbergs' fall; 'Biggest Loser' gains

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NBC's Tuesday ratings streak is still alive, even with "The Voice" falling a bit with this week's round of live performances. 

With "The Voice" and "The Biggest Loser," NBC was the highest-rated network for the seventh Tuesday in a row, drawing a 2.9 in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic, according to early numbers from Nielsen.

Tuesday night's episode of "The Voice" -- a strong outing for judge-coach Christina Aguilera's team -- fell 8% to a 3.3 in the young adults demo, but it was still the top-rated telecast in prime time. "Biggest Loser" jumped 17% to a 2.1, for its highest rating since its season premiere.

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While NBC won in the demo, CBS had the biggest audience overall, with an average of 15.1 million viewers, compared with NBC's 9.72 million. "NCIS," which fell a tick in the demo to a 2.9, brought in nearly 19 million. Among 18-49, "NCIS" again beat ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."

"NCIS: Los Angeles" fell 8% to a 2.4, while "Person of Interest" was flat with last week's 1.9. 

ABC's lineup was down across the board in 18-49, with "S.H.I.E.L.D.," the "Avengers" offshoot, falling a tick to a 2.5 from its last original telecast, which was two weeks ago, though it held steady among 18-34-year-olds.

The freshman ABC comedies "The Goldbergs" and "Trophy Wife" both fell by double digits to a 1.5 and 1.2, respectively. ABC's 10 p.m. special "Spotlight With Robin Roberts," previewing Wednesday night's CMA Awards, drew a 0.7 in the demo and an average audience of 3.39 million viewers. 

Now that the World Series is over, Fox's Tuesday comedy lineup is back -- and seeing some positive numbers.

The politically incorrect, Seth MacFarlane-produced comedy "Dads" rose 3% to a 1.4 compared with its last original two weeks ago, while Fox's other newbie "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" also rose 3% to a 1.6. Tuesday's highest-rated comedy "New Girl" picked up 11% to a 2.0 and "Mindy Project" jumped 15% to a 1.5. 

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