Ratings: ‘America’s Got Talent’ Comes Back Down to Earth, But Still Dominates

NBC competition drops 19% from last week’s surge

Last Updated: August 28, 2019 @ 9:18 AM

“America’s Got Talent” led NBC to another Tuesday win, though this one wasn’t near as dominant as the last.

Fox and its “First Responders Live” show were pretty dead on arrival again.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.1 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 7.2 million, according to preliminary numbers. “America’s Got Talent” from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. averaged a 1.3/7 — down 19% from the prior week — and 8.9 million viewers. At 10, “Bring the Funny” had a 0.7/4 and 3.7 million viewers.

ABC was second in ratings with a 0.8/4 and third in viewers with 3.1 million. “Bachelor in Paradise” from 8-10 landed a 1.0/5 and 3.9 million viewers. Reruns followed.

CBS was third in ratings with a 0.5/3 and second in viewers with 4.6 million, airing all reruns.

Telemundo was fourth in ratings with a 0.4/2 and in fifth viewers with 1.061 million.

Fox and Univision tied for fifth in ratings, both with a 0.3/2. Fox was fourth in total viewers with 1.4 million, Univision was sixth with 1.058 million.

For Fox, following a repeat, “First Responders Live” at 9 managed a 0.3/2 and 1.4 million viewers.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 567,000. “Pandora” at 8 had a 0.2/1 and 564,000 viewers. At 9, “Mysteries Decoded” got a 0.2/1 and 569,000 viewers.