“America's Got Talent” also ties “Big Brother” as NBC and CBS match each other atop the demo
A new time slot failed to boost CBS's Halle Berry drama “Extant,” as it could only tie NBC's rising “Taxi Brooklyn.” The two networks tied atop the demo ratings, though NBC had the most viewers.
NBC and CBS both earned a 1.5 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic. NBC had an average of 7.5 million total viewers, and CBS was second with 5.7 million, according to preliminary numbers.
Following a rerun, NBC's “America's Got Talent” at 9 p.m. earned a 2.2/7 and a night-high 10.6 million viewers. “Taxi Brooklyn” at 10 went up slightly to a 1.1/4. It had 5.6 million viewers.
CBS's “Big Brother” at 8 earned a 2.2/9 and 6.5 million viewers. Following a repeat, in its 10 o'clock time period premiere, “Extant” had a 1.1/4 and 5.9 million viewers.
Univision was third in ratings with a 1.3/5 and fifth in viewers with 3.3 million.
Fox was fourth in ratings with a 1.1/4 and total viewers with 3.5 million. “So You Think You Can Dance” at 8 was the only show on the schedule.
ABC was fifth in ratings with a 0.9/3 and in total viewers with 3.6 million. Following reruns, “Motive” at 10 got a 0.7/2 and 3.5 million viewers.
Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in total viewers with 1.3 million.
The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in total viewers with 1.2 million. The debut of “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” got a 0.5/2 and 1.8 million viewers. A repeat followed.