On a night with little original programming, NBC's Saturday Night Live special SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas and a repeat of CBS' NCIS: Los Angeles were the top-rated shows, while NBC took an overall ratings win for the night, according to preliminary numbers.

NBC was the sole network to run original programming Tuesday night, with a new episode of the competition show Who's Still Standing? kicking off the night at 8 p.m. It posted a 20 percent improvement over Monday's premiere with a 1.8 rating/5 share in the adults 18-49 demographic and 5.8 million total viewers. SNL Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas aired the following hour, drawing a 2.1/6 with 5.7 million total viewers. The network posted the highest performance of the night, averaging a 2.0/6, with 10.5 million total viewers.

An NCIS: LA repeat on CBS at 9 also posted a 2.1/6, with 11.3 million total viewers. (An NCIS repeat the following hour was the night's most-watched program, with 12.3 million total viewers.) CBS was the most-watched network of the night, with an average 10.5 million total viewers.

Fox and ABC both ran repeats throughout the night.