'America's Got Talent' is the Number 1 Telecast on ABC, NBC & FOX in Every Key Measure

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June 26th, 2013

America's got Talent June 25 kids

via press note:

NBC is #1 Tuesday night among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49 and total viewers and #1 or tied for #1 among those nets in all other key measures, led by the #1 show of the night in 18-49, total viewers and all other key categories, "America's Got Talent."
  • From 9-11 p.m. ET, "America's Got Talent" (2.6/8 in 18-49, 10.0 million viewers overall) is the #1 telecast of the night on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in 18-49, total viewers and all other key categories, with a margin of 63% versus the #2 show in 18-49 (2.6 vs. 1.6 for Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance” from 8-10 p.m.).  "Talent" is #1 in the slot among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in every key ratings category
 
  • “Talent” built by 23% from its first half-hour to its fourth in adults 18-49 (to a 2.7 rating from a 2.2).  In total viewers, “Talent” grew by 20% or more than 1.7 million persons (10.6 million vs. 8.8 million).  For its second hour from 10-11 p.m., “Talent” topped the encore-drama competition on ABC and CBS combined in every key category -- adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers.
 
  • In the 10:30 lead-in to local news, “Talent” delivered a 183% margin of victory among ABC, CBS and NBC in the key news demo of adults 25-54 (with a 3.4 rating vs. a 1.2 for CBS’s second-place “Person Of Interest” encore).  “Talent” topped ABC and CBS combined in the 10:30 half-hour in every key ratings category.
 
  • Note that “Talent” aired for the first time this season without “The Voice” also running on the schedule on the same nightLast week’s “Talent” served as the lead-in to the most-watched “Voice” finale ever and the prior two weeks, “Talent” benefited from a “Voice” lead-in.  Despite that, “Talent” is currently running within 10% of last week’s 2.9 in these preliminary fast-affiliate ratings and within 13% of last week’s 3.0 in official nationals.
 
  • “Betty White’s Off Their Rockers (1.1/4 in 18-49, 4.0 million viewers overall with an 8 p.m. encore; and 1.1/4 in 18-49, 4.2 million viewers with an 8:30 original) returned after a three-month absence and matched its prior 18-49 rating (1.1/3 at 8:30 on March 19).
 
 
  • In total viewers, the 8:30 “Off Their Rockers” original delivered the show’s biggest audience (4.2 million) since February 26 (4.3 million at 8:30).
 
  • The 8 p.m. encore is #2 in the time period among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49
 
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