NBC's 'America's Got Talent' wins Tuesday


From 9-11 p.m. ET, “America’s Got Talent” (2.9/8 in adults 18-49, 11.4 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. 

Week to week, “America’s Got Talent” is currently up 3 percent in total viewers (11.427 million vs. 11.142 million).  Note that in recent weeks, “America’s Got Talent” has increased by 0.1-0.2 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 11 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 3.1 from a 2.8).

In the 10:30 lead-in to local news, “America’s Got Talent” delivered a 100 percent margin of victory in the key news demo of adults 25-54 (with a 4.0 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?” averaged a 1.1/3 in 18-49 and 4.7 million viewers overall, delivering its biggest total viewership in five weeks (since August 2).

NBC ranked #1 for the night among ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and CW in all key categories — adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers. This marks the network’s 15th consecutive Tuesday win in total viewers.

(source; NBC)