"America's Got Talent" and "World of Dance" came within one-tenth of a ratings point of their respective season starts last week, holding NBC well above the fray on Tuesday.
Last night, there was a four-way tie for second place among adults 18-49.
NBC was first in ratings with a 1.2 rating/7 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 7.3 million, according to preliminary numbers. "America's Got Talent" from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. averaged a 1.3/8 and 8.7 million viewers. At 10, "World of Dance" received a 0.9/5 and 4.5 million viewers.
CBS, ABC, Fox and Univision all tied for second in ratings, each with a 0.5/3. CBS was second in total viewers with 5.2 million, ABC was third with 3 million. Fox was fourth 1.73 million, Univision was fifth with 1.67 million.
CBS and Fox aired all reruns.
For ABC, following a pair of repeats, a special titled "American in Pain: What Comes Next" at 9 had a 0.6/3 and 3.1 million viewers. "Genetic Detective" at 10 got a 0.4/3 and 3.1 million viewers.
Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.3/2 and in viewers with 1.4 million.
The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2 and in viewers with 856,000. At 8, "Stargirl" got a 0.2/1 and 983,000 viewers. The "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" season finale at 9 had a 0.2/1 and 729,000 viewers.