ABC's MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D Earns Strong 2nd Place
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (8-9pm - 7.1 million and 2.6/8 in AD18-49): ABC's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. earned a strong second place in the 8 o'clock hour with Adults 18-49 to CBS' NCIS, beating NBC's The Biggest Loser by 30% (2.0/6) and Fox's comedies by 73% (1.5/4). It was once again the #2 scripted TV show on Tuesday in Adults 18-49 (tie). The ABC drama continued to win its hour with Adults 18-34 and key Men (M18-34/M18-49) to rank as Tuesday's #1 TV show for the 5th week in a row in Men 18-34 and Men 18-49.
· S.H.I.E.L.D. paced within 1-tenth of its week-ago Adult 18-49 Fast Affiliate rating. Please Note: The show has been going up by at least 1-tenth of a rating point each week in the National ratings.
The Goldbergs (9-9:30pm - 5.3 million and 1.7/5 in AD18-49): At 9pm, The Goldbergs was up week to week by 4% in Total Viewers and 6% in Adults 18-49. Outdrawing Fox's New Girl (3.8 million and 1.8/5) in the half-hour by 1.5 million viewers and running in a virtual-tie with Adults 18-49, The Goldbergs was Tuesday's most-watched comedy for the 5th straight week.
Trophy Wife (9:30-10pm - 4.0 million and 1.2/3 in AD18-49): Holding better than 90% retention week to week in viewers (98%) and young adults (92%), ABC's Trophy Wife was Tuesday's 2nd-most-watched comedy, behind only The Golbergs and topping all 4 of Fox's comedies on the evening.
Shark Tank - R (10-11pm - 3.5 million and 1.1/3 in AD18-49): At 10pm, ABC's encore Shark Tank improved The Hour week to week in viewers (+35%) and young adults (+83%).