NBC takes Tuesday win w/ 'America's Got Talent'


From 9-11 p.m. ET, “America’s Got Talent” (3.0/8 in adults 18-49, 10.9 million viewers overall) ranked #1 in the time period among ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and CW in all key measures — adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, as well as total viewers — plus teens 12-17 and kids 2-11. 

“America’s Got Talent” is currently matching its 3.0 rating on the same night last year in adults 18-49, and note that in recent weeks, “America’s Got Talent” has increased by 0.1-0.3 of a rating point in 18-49 in official nationals versus these preliminary fast-affiliate ratings.
“America’s Got Talent” was the #1 show of the night on the broadcast networks in adults 18-49, total viewers and other key measures. 
In the 10-11 p.m. hour “Talent” beat the ABC-CBS competition combined in 18-49 (3.2 vs. a combined 2.3), total viewers (11.204 million vs. a combined 10.665 million) and all other key categories.  From its first hour to its second, “Talent” grew in all key ratings categories, including a gain of 14 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 3.2 from a 2.8).

In the 10:30 lead-in to local news, “America’s Got Talent” delivered an 85 percent margin of victory in the key news demo of adults 25-54 (with a 3.7 rating vs. a 2.0 for CBS’s second-place “NCIS” encore).  In the 10:30 half-hour, “Talent” topped the ABC and CBS competition combined in all key ratings categories.

From 8-9 p.m. ET, “It’s Worth What?” (1.2/4 in 18-49, 4.5 million viewers overall) delivered its highest 18-49 and total-viewer results in four weeks (since August 2). 

From its first half-hour to its second, “It’s Worth What?” grew in nearly all key categories, including gains of 8 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 1.3 from a 1.2) and 10 percent in total viewers (4.7 million vs. 4.3 million).

NBC ranked #1 for the night in all key categories — adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers. This marks the network’s 14th consecutive Tuesday win in total viewers.

NOTE: All ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.

(source: NBC)