Paced by the Wednesday edition of “America’s Got Talent,” which was the top program of the week in total viewers, NBC averaged a 1.3 rating, 4 share in adults 18-49 and 4.7 million viewers overall for the week of July 26-August 1.
The Tuesday and Wednesday editions of “America’s Got Talent” tied for #4 among all primetime programs this week in adults 18-49. In total viewers, the Wednesday “America’s Got Talent” was the #1 program of the week, and the Tuesday “Talent” ranked #3. An edition of “America’s Got Talent” has been the #1 non-sports telecast in total viewers every week the show has aired this summer, a streak that has now reached nine weeks in a row. The Tuesday and Wednesday editions of “America’s Got Talent” were also the #1 and #2 shows of the week in adults 25-54.
Also delivering top-25 ratings for the week in primetime’s key demographic of adults 18-49 were Wednesday’s “Minute to Win It” (#17) and Monday’s “Last Comic Standing” and “Dateline” (#22, tied).
Primetime averages for the week of July 26-August 1 in adults 18-49 were Fox (1.6/6), ABC and CBS (1.4/5), NBC (1.3/4) and CW (0.4/1). In overall total viewers the weekly averages were CBS (6.0 million), ABC (4.9 million), NBC (4.7 million), Fox (4.5 million) and CW (1.0 million).
NOTE: All national ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated. Season-to-date figures are averages of “live plus seven day” data except for the two most recent weeks, which are “live plus same day.”