With “America’s Got Talent” tying for the #1 among non-sports telecast on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, marking the seventh week in a row it’s ranked #1 or tied for #1 on that list, NBC has averaged a 1.1 rating, 3 share in adults 18-49 and 4.4 million viewers overall for the week of July 9-15, according to “live plus same day” viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research. “Talent” was also #1 in total viewers for the week among non-sports telecasts on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, marking the seventh week in a row it’s been #1 outright on that list.
· Among NBC’s top-ranked programs for the week, Tuesday’s “America’s Got Talent” tied for #2 in adults 18-49 on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox among all programs (and tied for #1 among non-sports programs), Wednesday’s “Talent” tied for #10 and Monday’s “American Ninja Warrior” and “Fear Factor” tied for #19 (rankings exclude sports pre-and post-game shows).
· “America’s Got Talent” has delivered the eight highest 18-49 ratings among all primetime non-sports telecasts on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox since the end of the May sweep on May 23, as well as the top 10 non-sports telecasts in total viewers.
· Primetime averages for the week of July 9-15 in adults 18-49 were: Fox (1.7/6), ABC (1.3/4), CBS (1.1/4), NBC (1.1/4) and CW (0.3/1). In overall total viewers, the weekly averages were: CBS (5.5 million), Fox (4.9 million), ABC (4.5 million), NBC (4.4 million) and CW (0.7 million).
· For the 2011-12 broadcast year to date, NBC is tied for #3 among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49 rating and is #3 outright ahead of ABC in viewers 18-49. NBC is the only network among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox that’s up versus one year ago in viewers 18-49. NBC is also #2 in adults 18-34 for the broadcast year to date. Averages for the broadcast year through 43 weeks are: Fox (2.9/8), CBS (2.7/8), NBC (2.3/7), ABC (2.3/7) and CW (0.7/2). In overall total viewers, the broadcast-year averages are: CBS (10.7 million), Fox (8.2 million), ABC (7.9 million), NBC (7.1 million) and CW (1.5 million).
NOTE: All ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated. Season figures are averages of “live plus seven day” data except for the two most recent weeks, which are “live plus same day.”