NBC 'America's Got Talent' #1 in total viewers Tuesday night


At 8 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of “Minutes To Win It” (1.5/5 in 18-49, 5.2 million viewers overall) matched NBC’s highest 18-49 rating in the time period in 10 weeks (since June 8) and delivered the network’s biggest overall audience in the slot since that same date.   From its first half-hour to its second, “Minute” grew by 31 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 1.7 from a 1.3) and by 23 percent or 1.1 million persons in total viewers (to 5.8 million from 4.7 million) in a time period that included competition from ABC’s “Wipeout,” Fox’s “Glee” encore and CBS’s “NCIS” rebroadcast.
In the time period, the “Minute To Win It” encore ranked #2 among the major networks in adults, men and women 18-49 ahead of rebroadcasts of “Glee” and “NCIS.”

From 9-11 p.m. ET, “America’s Got Talent” (2.8/8 in 18-49, 10.1 million viewers overall) is the #1 telecast of the night in total viewers.  “Talent” dominated the time period in all key ratings categories.

For its second hour from 10-11 p.m. ET, “America’s Got Talent” was a dominant #1 among the major networks in every key ratings category, matching or topping the combined ABC-CBS result in adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, as well as total viewers.

NBC was #1 for the night in 18-49, total viewers and other key categories. 
NOTE: All national ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated. 

(source: NBC)