NBC's 'America's Got Talent' Tops Year-Ago Finale

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September 19th, 2013

America's Got Talent Winner

via press note:

NBC ranked #1 for the night in total viewers with the #1 show of the night by that measure, “America’s Got Talent,” which hit a season high for a Wednesday telecast.
 
  • From 9-11 p.m. ET, the season finale of “America’s Got Talent” (2.5/7 in 18-49, 11.3 million viewers overall) topped the show’s year-ago finale by 4% in 18-49 rating (with a 2.5 vs. a 2.4 from 8-10 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012) and by 7% in total viewers (11.344 million vs. 10.590 million).
 
  • “America’s Got Talent” is up week to week by 14% in 18-49 rating (to a 2.5 from a 2.2) and up 13% in total viewers (11.344 million vs. 10.082 million).  It’s the top Wednesday “Talent” in six weeks (since August 7, 2.5) and matches the highest Wednesday rating since July 17 (2.9).  In total viewers, the 11.3 million is a Wednesday season high.
 
  • Facing CBS’s season premiere of “Survivor” and season finale of “Big Brother,” “Talent” is tied for #1 from 9-11 p.m. and #1 outright among the Big 4 networks in total viewers, adults, men and women 18-34 and adults, men and women 25-54.
 
  • From 8-9 p.m. ET, “The Million Second Quiz” (1.2/4 in 18-49, 4.9 million viewers overall) delivered night-to-night growth in 18-49 rating for a third consecutive night, having generated this track since last Saturday: 0.6, 1.0, 1.1, 1.2.
 
  • Last night’s 1.2 rating tops the show’s prior five telecasts.
 
  • “Million Second Quiz” grew half-hour to half-hour in 18-49 rating for an eighth straight telecast (up 9% from its first half-hour to its second, to a 1.2 from a 1.1), and that’s despite facing the season premiere of “Survivor” plus week two of “X Factor.”
 
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