The Peacock’s feathers were fully plumed Tuesday evening as NBC won the night outright, thanks to “America’s Got Talent” being the highest-rated and most-watched show in primetime.
NBC was first in ratings with a 1.9 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in total viewers with an average of 7.1 million, according to preliminary numbers.
Following a rerun, “America’s Got Talent” at 9 p.m. was the highest-rated and most-watched show of the evening, earning a 2.3/7 and 9 million viewers.
Univision was second in ratings with a 1.6/5 and fourth in total viewers with 3.8 million.
Fox was third in ratings with a 1.3/4 and third in total viewers with 4.1 million. “So You Think You Can Dance” at 8 was the only show on its primetime schedule.
ABC was in fourth in ratings with a 1.1/3 and fifth in total viewers with 3.7 million. “Extreme Weight Loss” at 8 earned a 1.2/4 and 4 million viewers. A repeat followed.
CBS was in fifth in ratings with a 0.9/3, but second in viewers with 7 million. The network aired entirely reruns.
The CW was sixth in ratings with a 0.6/2 and in total viewers 1.6 million. “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” at 8 earned a 0.9/3 and 2.4 million viewers. Following a repeat, “Capture” at 9 received a 0.3/1 and 920,000 viewers.
Telemundo was seventh in ratings with a 0.4/1 and in total viewers with 1.1 million.