NBC: “Ninja Warrior” wins slot


Monday Results: From 8-9 p.m. ET, “American Ninja Warrior” (1.5 rating, 5 share in adults 18-49, 5.2 million viewers overall) ranked #2 among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in the time period adults 18-49 and total viewers and is #1 among those networks in men 18-34, men 18-49 and men 25-54.

The Tuesday edition of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” has tied for the #1 rating among primetime telecasts on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49 for the week of July 22-28, and ranked #1 outright among those networks in adults 18-34, teens 12-17 and kids 2-11.  Led by “Talent,” NBC averaged a 1.1 rating, 4 share in adults 18-49 and 4.5 million viewers overall for the week.

The Wednesday edition of “America’s Got Talent” ranked #4 for the week on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49, with other top-rated NBC telecasts including Monday’s “American Ninja Warrior” (tied for #13), Wednesday’s “Talent” encore (tied for #13), Monday’s “Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls” (tied for #17), Thursday’s “Hollywood Game Night” (tied for #20) and Friday’s “Dateline NBC” (tied for #27).

Primetime averages for the week of July 22-28 in adults 18-49 are: Fox, 1.3/4; CBS, 1.2/4; NBC, 1.1/4; ABC, 1.0/3; and CW, 0.3/1.  In overall total viewers, the weekly averages were: CBS, 5.6 million; NBC, 4.5 million; ABC, 3.8 million; Fox, 3.2 million; and CW, 0.9 million.

Averages for the 2012-13 Broadcast Year to date are: CBS, 2.5/7; Fox, 2.3/7; NBC, 2.2/6; ABC, 2.1/6; and CW, 0.6/2.  In overall total viewers, the season averages are: CBS, 10.5 million; ABC, 7.3 million; NBC, 6.7 million; Fox, 6.4 million; and CW, 1.6 million.