'The Voice' starts strong; what does NBC do if it stays that way?

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Pretty much any way you cut it, "The Voice" got off to a good start for NBC on Tuesday (April 26). With those solid ratings, though, comes a somewhat rare high-class problem for the network: If the show continues its strong performance, what does NBC do with it in the future?First, the numbers: The music competition's two-hour premiere averaged 11.8 million viewers and a 5.1 rating in the adults 18-49 demographic. The 18-49 figure is the best for any series debut in more than a year, going back to the post-Super Bowl premiere of "Undercover Boss" in February 2010."The Voice" also grew in each of its first three half-hours -- a good sign that viewers were sticking around -- before leveling off in its last 30 minutes, where it lost a handful of viewers (12.27 million at 10 to 12.06 million at 10:30) but maintained its 18-49 rating (5.4 in both half-hours). It posted big...


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