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Ratings: ‘AGT,’ ‘World of Dance’ Dominate for NBC; Fox Narrowly Avoids a 5-Network Tie for Second

“Beat Shazam” keeps network out of the logjam

Last Updated: June 20, 2018 @ 11:35 AM

Well, that was quite a pileup. NBC dominated another Tuesday night with “AGT” and “World of Dance,” when Fox was one-tenth of a Nielsen ratings point away from causing a five-network tie for second place.

Thankfully, “Beat Shazam” did decently, and Fox ended up alone at No. 2 in the key 18-49 demographic. CBS, ABC, Univision and Telemundo all tied for third in the demo — The CW came in last.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.9 rating/8 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 9.9 million, according to preliminary numbers. At 8 p.m., “America’s Got Talent” scored a 2.1/10 and 11.7 million viewers. “World of Dance” at 10 earned a 1.4/6 and 6.3 million viewers.

Fox was second in ratings with a 0.6/3 and fourth in viewers with 2.1 million. At 8, “Beat Shazam” received a 0.7/3 and 2.3 million viewers. At 9, “Love Connection” managed a 0.5/2 and 1.9 million viewers.

CBS, ABC, Univision and Telemundo all tied for third in ratings with a 0.5/2.

CBS was second in viewers with 4.9 million. Following back-to-back reruns, at 10, “48 Hours: NCIS” settled for a 0.5/2 and 4 million viewers.

ABC was third in viewers with 2.4 million. The broadcaster’s primetime block was filled with repeats, except for a fresh episode of “The Last Defense” at 10, which had a 0.5/2 and 2.5 million viewers.

Univision was fifth in viewers with 1.6 million.

Telemundo was sixth in viewers with 1.3 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 830,000. After an encore episode of “The Flash,” “The 100” at 9 settled for a 0.3/1 and 897,000viewers.