NBC Tuesday w/ 'American's Got Talent' goes No. 1 at 9pm


From 8-9 p.m. ET, “It’s Worth What?” averaged a 1.0/3 in 18-49 and 4.1 million viewers overall.  From its first half-hour to its second, “It’s Worth What?” grew by 10 percent in adults 18-49 (to a 1.1 from a 1.0).

From 9-11 p.m. ET, “America’s Got Talent” delivered a 2.7/8 in adults 18-49 and 10.1 million viewers overall, to rank #1 in the time period in total viewers among ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox or CW, and finish #1 for the night in total viewers.  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.
In the 10-11 p.m. hour “Talent” beat the ABC-CBS competition combined in 18-49 (2.9 vs. a combined 2.0), total viewers (10.2 million vs. a combined 9.5 million) and all other key categories.  From its first hour to its second, “Talent” grew in all key ratings categories, including a gain of 12 percent in adults 18-49 (to a 2.9 from a 2.6).

In the 10:30 lead-in to local news, “America’s Got Talent” delivered a 119 percent margin of victory in the key news demo of adults 25-54 (with a 3.5 rating vs. a 1.6 for CBS’s second-place “Hawaii Five-0” encore).  In the 10:30 half-hour, “Talent” topped the ABC and CBS competition combined in all key ratings categories.
NBC is #1 for the night in total viewers, marking the network’s 12th consecutive Tuesdays win in that category.

(source: NBC)