'Hell's Kitchen' on Fox was overall in third place Tuesday


With a two-hour block of HELL’S KITCHEN, FOX won last night among Adults 18-49, Adults 18-34/25-54 and all key male and female demos, and outperformed its nearest competitor (NBC) by +26% among Adults 18-49 and +42% in Adults 18-34.

HELL’S KITCHEN posted a 2.9/9 from 8-10p among Adults 18-49 and tied as the highest rated program of the night.  HELL’S KITCHEN was down -9% from its most recent telecast two weeks ago (vs. 3.2/10 on 7/6/10).

In head to head competition in the 9p hour, HELL’S KITCHEN beat NBC’s America’s Got Talent by +19% among Adults 18-49 (3.2/9 vs. 2.7/8) and by +26% among Adults 18-34 (2.9/9 vs. 2.3/8).


ABC’s Wipeout (2.9/10) was down -3% from its last telecast, while Downfall (1.2/3) matched its lowest rating to date, down -8% from last week. Primetime: Family Secrets (0.9/3) was low at 10p, down -31% from last week.

On CBS, NCIS (1.5/5), NCIS: LA (1.1/3) and The Good Wife (0.9/3) were all repeats.

The season finale of NBC’s Losing It With Jillian (1.1/4) hit an original series low, down -21% from last week and -31% from its prior average (1.6/5). America’s Got Talent (2.9/9) matched its lowest original rating of the summer, down -12% from last week and -15% from its prior Tuesday average (3.4/10).

Live+Same Day Nielsen Ratings

(source: FOX)