'The Biggest Loser' host Allison Sweeney

'The Biggest Loser' host Allison Sweeney

Fast National ratings for Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2007

NBC and CBS dueled it out with original programming Tuesday, and each network ended up with a share of the ratings spoils.

CBS won the overall race with a 6.7 rating/11 share in primetime, finishing just ahead of NBC's 6.5/11. FOX came in third with a 5.1/8. ABC, 4.4/7, finished fourth, and The CW was well off the pace at 1.0/2.

NBC scored a 3.9 rating among adults 18-49 to win the demographic title. FOX took second at 2.7, edging CBS' 2.5. ABC averaged 2.1 and The CW 0.6.

"NCIS" easily won the 8 p.m. hour for CBS with an 8.3/14. Night two of "Clash of the Choirs" drew a 5.2/9 for NBC. ABC's "Duel," 4.6/8, came in third, while FOX was fourth with a repeat of "Bones." The CW got a 1.0/2 from a repeat of "Crowned."

NBC took the lead at 9 p.m. with the finale of "The Biggest Loser," 7.1/11. CBS slid one spot to second with "The Unit," 6.8/11. A "House" rerun on FOX posted a 6.5/10, moving ahead of "Duel" and an "According to Jim" rerun on ABC. The CW held steady with a "Reaper" rerun.

"The Biggest Loser," 7.3/12, kept NBC on top at 10 p.m. ABC's "Boston Legal," 5.0/8, beat out CBS' "Cane," 4.9/8, for second.

  • Ratings information is taken from fast national data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change.