Ratings: S.H.I.E.L.D. (and Thus the Rest of ABC Tuesday) Drops, Chicago Fire Rises

Oct 2 2013, 11:04am CDT | by TV Line

Ratings: S.H.I.E.L.D. (and Thus the Rest of ABC Tuesday) Drops, Chicago Fire Rises
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Nick Fury’s mood won’t be improving anytime soon.

ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD drew 8.4 million total viewers and a 3.1 demo rating in its second outing, dropping 31 and 34 percent from its boffo premiere.

Thusly, the rest of ABC’s all-new Tuesday slate took a hit. The Goldbergs (6.2 mil/2.2) fell 29 percent in the demo, Trophy Wife (4.3 mil/1.4) plunged 39 percent and Lucky 7 (2.8 mil/0.8) dropped 38 percent.

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In fact, CBS’ NCIS bested SHIELD this week in both total viewers (with 19.3 mil, down 4 percent from premiere) and in the demo (3.1, down two tenths). Leading out of that, NCIS: LA (14.8 mil/2.7) dipped 10 percent, while Person of Interest (12.2 mil/2.0) was steady in viewers but down 13 percent in the demo.

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Over on NBC, The Voice (14.2 mil/4.6) ticked down a tenth week-to-week, while Chicago Fire (9 mil/2.8) added a handful of viewers and rose a tenth in the demo versus its season opener.

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Among Fox’s comedy quartet, Dads (3.4 mil/1.3) and New Girl (3.9 mil/1/9) each dipped two tenths, Brooklyn Nine-Nine (3.4 mil/1.4) dropped 22 percent and The Mindy Project was steady at 3 mil/1.5.

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