NBC Wins Tuesday With ‘America’s Got Talent’, the Number 1 Show By a 92 Percent Margin

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via press note:

NBC is the #1 network among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox Tuesday night in adults 18-49, total viewers and other key measures, led by “America’s Got Talent,” the #1 show of the night on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in 18-49, total viewers and other key categories.
 
  • From 9-11 p.m. ET, “America’s Got Talent” (2.5/7 in 18-49, 9.3 million viewers overall) is the #1 telecast of the night on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49, total viewers and other key measures, topping the #2 telecast on those nets in 18-49 by a 92% margin (with a 2.5 from 9-11 p.m. vs. the 1.3 from 8-10 for Fox’s “So You Think You Can Dance”).  In the 9-11 p.m. time period, “Talent” is #1 among ABC, CBS and NBC and Fox in every key ratings measure.
 
  • In the 10:30 lead-in to local news, “Talent” generated a 167% margin of victory among ABC, CBS and NBC in the key news demo of adults 25-54 (with a 3.2 rating vs. a 1.2 for CBS’s #2 “Person of Interest” encore), and dominated those networks in all other key measures.
 
  • From 8-9 p.m. ET, an encore telecast of “Hollywood Game Night” (1.1/4 in 18-49 3.8 million viewers overall) is up 10% week to week in 18-49 rating (to a 1.1 from a 1.0) to hit a three-week high in the slot.  In total viewers, “Hollywood Game Night” is up week to week by 7% (3.780 million vs. 3.533 million) to once again hit a three-week high in the slot.  “Hollywood Game Night” is tied for #2 in the time period among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in 18-49 and is #2 outright among those nets in 18-34.
 
  • “Hollywood Game Night” matched NBC’s highest 18-49 rating in the time period in seven weeks (since “America’s Got Talent” aired in the slot on June 18).
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