NBC Tuesday; "America's Got Talent" #1 in time slot; 'Jay Leno' stays on top


At 8 p.m. ET, “Breakthrough with Tony Robbins” averaged a 0.8/3 in 18-49 and 3.1 million viewers overall.

From 9-11 p.m. ET, “America’s Got Talent” (2.6/8 in 18-49, 9.7 million viewers overall) was #1 in the time period in total viewers and other key categories.  From its first half-hour to its fourth, “America’s Got Talent” grew by 38 percent (to a 2.9 rating from a 2.1) and by 21 percent or 1.8 million persons in total viewers (to 10.3 million from 8.5 million).

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, beating the combined ABC-CBS result in adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, as well as total viewers.

In Late-Night Metered Markets:

“The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” (3.2/8 in metered-market households) out-delivered CBS’s “Late Show with David Letterman” (2.2/5) and ABC’s combination of “Nightline (2.9/7) and “Jimmy Kimmel Live” (1.4/4) in Nielsen’s 56 metered markets. 

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” 1.0/4; “Late Show,” 0.5/2; “Nightline,” 1.2/5; and “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” 0.5/3.

At 12:35 a.m., “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” (1.4/5 in metered-market households) beat CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (1.2/4).  In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, “Late Night” (0.6/3 in 18-49) topped “Late Late Show” (0.4/2).
At 1:35 a.m., Last Call with Carson Daly” averaged a 0.8/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.4/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.
NOTE: All national ratings are “live plus same day” from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated.
(source: NBC)