By James Hibberd
Updated November 21, 2012 at 05:04 PM EST
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Tuesday night’s rating make for one ugly Excel spreadsheet. With the Thanksgiving holiday approaching, many shows matched their season-low numbers, or made all-new ones.

Fox’s Mindy Project? Season low in the adult demo, down 19 percent after last week’s uptick. ABC’s Happy Endings? Not so much. Don’t Trust the B? Down 18 percent — you don’t even want to look at its demo rating. NBC’s New Normal down 11 percent to a low and, sigh, Parenthood? I know, great season of Parenthood, but it tied its low.

It’s that time of year. This happens. What’s unusual is how soft some of these broadcast shows are.

Any good news? A little. CBS’ Vegas was up 13 percent to win 10 p.m. And its rival, ABC’s Private Practice, improved from last week’s low. Overall, NBC’s The Voice led the night, though slipped 15 percent.

Here’s the Tuesday Night Chart of Despair:

RANK IN DEMO

ADULTS 18-49 RATING

TOTAL VIEWERS (+000)

FOX

8:00P

RAISNG HOPE

#10

1.5

3,694

8:30P

BEN & KATE

#14

1.1

2,519

9:00P

NEW GIRL

#5

2.0

4,093

9:30P

MINDY PRJCT

#11

1.3

2,691

ABC

8-9P

DANCING RESULTS

#6

1.9

12,868

9:00P

HAPPY ENDINGS

#12t

1.2

4,871

9:30P

DONT-APT23

#15

0.9

3,197

10-11P

PRIVATE PRCTC

#12t

1.2

4,137

CBS

8-9P

NCIS

#2

3.0

16,472

9-10P

NCIS:LA

#3

2.8

15,064

10-11P

VEGAS

#7

1.8

10,202

NBC

8-9P

VOICE

#1

3.3

9,327

9:00P

GO ON

#4

2.2

6,212

9:30P

NEW NORMAL

#8t

1.6

4,349

10-11P

PARENTHOOD

#8t

1.6

4,524

CW

8-9P

HART-DIXIE

#16

0.5

1,212

9-10P

EMILY OWENS

#17

0.4

1,274

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