America's Got Talent August 18 2015

via press release:

‘TALENT’ AND ‘HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT’ ARE THE #1-2 SHOWS OF THE NIGHT ON THE BIG 4 IN EVERY KEY DEMO

 

‘TALENT’ GROWS +10% VS. THE SAME NIGHT LAST YEAR

 

‘HOLLYWOOD GAME NIGHT’ WINS AT 10 AMONG ABC, CBS & NBC BY AN +86% MARGIN

 

Tuesday Results:

NBC swept Tuesday night among the Big 4 networks, winning in all key categories.

·         “America’s Got Talent” (2.2/8 in 18-49, 10.7 million viewers overall from 8-10:01 p.m. ET) ranks as the #1 show of the night on the Big 4 networks in every key measure – adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers.

·         “America’s Got Talent” is currently up +10% versus the same night last year in 18-49 (2.2 vs. 2.0 from 9-11 p.m. on Aug. 19, 2014) and up +13% versus its year-ago average in total viewers (10.689 million vs. 9.481 million) and is very close to rounding up to a 2.3 in 18-49 (currently reporting a 2.24 in these prelim fast-affiliate ratings).

·         “America’s Got Talent” is currently retaining 94% of last week’s 11.425 million viewers, which made the Aug. 11 “Talent” the most-watched primetime telecast on the Big 4 networks, excluding sports, in three months (since ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” on May 19, 13.5 million).

·         Heading into last night, “America’s Got Talent” was up +7% summer to date versus one year ago in 18-49 (3.0 vs. 2.8, “most current”) and up +8% in total viewers (12.5 million vs. 11.6 million).

·         “America’s Got Talent” will grow substantially via time-shifting — “Talent” has grown by +30% in 18-49 rating (from a 2.39 to a 3.11) and more than 2.1 million viewers overall (10.7 million to 12.8 million) going from L+SD to L+7.

·         “Hollywood Game Night” (1.3/5 in 18-49, 4.8 million viewers overall from 10:01-11 p.m. ET) won the time period among ABC, CBS and NBC in every key demographic. “HGN” won the 10 p.m. hour among ABC, CBS and NBC by an +86% margin in adults 18-49 (1.3 vs. 0.7 for ABC and CBS)

·         “Hollywood Game Night” is currently running within 0.1 of last week’s 1.4 rating in 18-49, the show’s best since July 14, and is extremely close to rounding up to a 1.4 (currently reporting a 1.347 in these preliminary fast-affiliate ratings).  In total viewers, “Hollywood Game Night” is currently retaining 97% of last week’s 5.002 million, “HGN’s” best since its July 7 season premiere (5.184 million).

·         “Hollywood Game Night” is the night’s #2 show on the Big 4 in every key demographic, behind only NBC’s “Talent.”

·         “Hollywood Game Night” will grow significantly via time-shifting — “HGN” is increasing by +20% in 18-49 rating (from a 1.33 to a 1.60) and 661,000 viewers overall (4.8 million to 5.5 million) going from L+SD to L+7.

 

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