NBC proved that it’s “Got Talent” on Tuesdays.
“America’s Got Talent” and “Night Shift” were the two top-rated shows of the evening, handing the network an easy outright win.
NBC was first in ratings with a 2.2 rating in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in viewers with an average of 9.7 million, according to preliminary numbers. “America’s Got Talent” at 8 p.m. earned a 2.6/9 and 11.3 million viewers — both highs for the night. “Night Shift” at 9 received a 1.4/5 and 6.6 million viewers.
Univision was second in ratings with a 1.1/4 and third in viewers with 2.8 million.
CBS was third in ratings with a 0.9/3 and second in viewers with 6.4 million, airing entirely reruns.
ABC was fourth in ratings with a 0.8/3 and in viewers with 2.7 million. “Extreme Weight Loss” at 8 tied a series low with a 0.8/3 — down 33 percent — and had 2.9 million viewers. A repeat followed.
Telemundo was fifth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and in total viewers with 1.8 million.
Fox was sixth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in total viewers with 1.2 million, airing entirely reruns.
The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in total viewers with 666,000. “Famous in Twelve” at 8 fell to a 0.2/1 and had 628,000 viewers. A repeat followed.