NBC wins Wednesday with original “America's Got Talent”
Halle Berry‘s “Extant” on CBS dipped from last week's second episode, as NBC's first Wednesday original of “America's Got Talent” led the network to a win.
Following the reality show competition, NBC's “Taxi Brooklyn” rose very slightly to a high for the series.
NBC was first in ratings with a 1.9 rating/7 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in viewers with an average of 8.6 million, according to preliminary numbers. “America's Got Talent” at 8 p.m. earned a 2.3/8 and a night-high 10.1 million viewers. “Taxi Brooklyn” at 10 received a 1.1/4 and 5.6 million viewers.
CBS was second in ratings with a 1.4/5 and in viewers with 6 million. “Big Brother” at 8 earned a 2.3/9 and 6.6 million viewers. “Extant” at 9 dipped 27 percent to a 1.1/4 and 6.4 million viewers.
Univision was third in ratings with a 1.3/4 and fifth in viewers with 3.2 million.
Fox was fourth in ratings with a 1.1/4 and third in viewers with 3.8 million. “So You Think You Can Dance” at 8 was the only show on the schedule.
ABC was fifth in ratings with a 0.8/3 and in total viewers with 3.5 million. Following reruns, “Motive” at 10 slid 25 percent to a 0.6/2 and 3.4 million viewers.
Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and in total viewers with 1.5 million.
The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in total viewers with 721,000, airing entirely reruns.