'America's Got Talent' takes win Tuesday for NBC


From 8-9 p.m. ET, the debut of “It’s Worth What?” (1.9/6 in 18-49, 6.7 million viewers overall) delivered gains versus NBC’s time-period average in the hour last summer of 27 percent in 18-49 rating (with a 1.9 rating vs. a 1.5, “live plus same day,” non-sports) and 29 percent or 1.5 million persons in total viewers (6.726 million vs. 5.198 million).  In the time period, “It’s Worth What?” ranks #2 among ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and CW in adults 18-49, total viewers and other key categories.

From its first half-hour to its second, “It’s Worth What?” grew by 11 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 2.0 from a 1.8) and by 21 percent in women 18-49 (2.3 vs. 1.9).

From 9-11 p.m. ET, “America’s Got Talent” (3.6/10 in adults 18-49, 13.0 million viewers overall) generated the #1 results of the night in adults 18-49 and total viewers.  “America’s Got Talent” is #1 in the two-hour time period among ABC, CBS, NBC and CW in all key ratings categories against mostly original competition that included Fox’s “Masterchef,” ABC’s “101 Ways To Leave a Game Show” and “Combat Hospital” and CBS’s “48 Hours Mystery.”

Versus the same night last year, “America’s Got Talent” is up 20 percent in 18-49 rating (3.6 vs. 3.0) and up 24 percent or 2.6 million persons in total viewers (13.042 million vs. 10.484 million).
NBC is #1 for the night in adults 18-49, adults 25-54, total viewers and other key categories.  This is NBC’s sixth consecutive Tuesday win in 18-49 and eighth in a row in total viewers.

(source: NBC)