Univision is nipping at their heels, finishes second in ratings
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.