And if push came to shove, yes, it probably would do that. On with Tuesday's tallies!
* 8 pm/ET
American Idol averaged 24.21 million total viewers, matching last week's sing-off. Placing third behind a not-new NCIS (13.7 mil), The Biggest Loser weighed in with nearly 9 mil over its two-hour run, dropping 700K week-to-week.
* 9 pm
A repeat of The Mentalist played also-ran to Idol, delivering 12.76 million viewers.
* 10 pm