Ratings: ‘AGT’ Semis Smash ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ Finale

Univision sneaks above CBS, “Zoo” finale, for third place

Last Updated: September 7, 2016 @ 11:39 AM

“Bachelor in Paradise” fared quite well in its season finale, but the ABC summer dating series is no “America’s Got Talent.”

NBC crushed its competition last night with Part 2 of the reality show’s semifinals. ABC finished runner-up in the key 18-49 demographic, but third among total viewers.

CBS was second among overall eyeballs, though slipped behind Univision in the main demo.

NBC was first in ratings with a 2.1 rating/8 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 10.2 million, according to preliminary numbers. “AGT” at 8 p.m. ET scored a 2.4/9 and 11.7 million viewers. “Better Late Than Never” at 10 posted a 1.6/6 and 7 million viewers.

ABC was second in ratings with a 1.1/4 and third in viewers with 4.1 million. “Bachelor in Paradise” at 8 p.m. ET put up a 1.6/6 and 5.6 million viewers. “After Paradise” at 9 received a 1.1/4 and 4 million viewers. The “Mistresses” finale at 10 managed a 0.6/2 and 2.6 million viewers.

Univision was third in ratings with a 0.8/3 and fourth in viewers with 2 million.

CBS and Telemundo tied for fourth in ratings, both with a 0.7. CBS had a 3 share, Telemundo got a 2. CBS was second in total viewers with 5.3 million, Telemundo was fifth with 1.7 million.

For CBS, following a rerun, the “Zoo” season finale at 9 p.m. ET had a 0.7/3 and 4.2 million viewers.

Fox was sixth in ratings with a 0.4/2 and in viewers with 1.3 million, running repeats.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 792,000. Following a rerun, “MADtv” at 9 p.m. ET got a 0.2/1 and 698,000.