“America’s Got Talent” actually increased its total viewers from last week’s season premiere, and NBC easily topped Tuesday primetime outright.
Last night marked just the second time in nine years “AGT” grew its audience from Week 1 to Week 2. “Songland” did not hold up as well as its lead-in.
NBC was first in ratings with a 1.4 rating/7 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 8.1 million, according to preliminary numbers. “America’s Got Talent” from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. posted a 1.6/9 and 9.8 million viewers. “Songland” at 10 received a 1.0/5 and 4.7 million viewers.
Fox was second in ratings with a 0.7/4 and third in viewers with 3.1 million. “The MasterChef Junior” season finale was the only show on Fox’s schedule, averaging those numbers.
CBS and Telemundo tied for third in ratings, both with a 0.5. CBS had a 3 share, Telemundo got a 2. CBS was second in total viewers with 5.1 million, Telemundo was fifth with 1.3 million.
For CBS, following repeats, “Blood & Treasure” at 10 had a 0.5/3 and 4.3 million viewers.
ABC was fifth in ratings with a 0.4/2 and fourth in viewers with 2 million, airing all reruns.
Univision was sixth in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 965,000.
The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.1/1 and in viewers with 440,000, airing all reruns.