Betty White pulled a fast one on Tuesday night, as a repeat of her Off Their Rockers NBC prank show bested all comers with a 1.8 demo rating.
In fact, that 9:30 rerun delivered Off Their Rockers‘ best rating since the series’ April 4, 2012 debut, and its largest audience (5.7 million viewers) since April 25.
An 8 o’clock NCIS repeat meanwhile led Tuesday in total viewers, with 10.6 mil.
Among New Year’s Day’s precious fresh fare, The CW’s Emily Owens (1.3 mil/0.4) was steady in the demo but shed some eyeballs, while the first of Parenthood‘s final four Season 4 episodes (5.3 mil/1.7) was the night’s No. 2 show in the demo, albeit down 8 and 15 percent from its last outing.