NBC won the battle of the talent shows — and Tuesday night — thanks to "America's Got Talent" outperforming "So You Think You Can Dance."
NBC was first in ratings with a 2.1 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in total viewers with an average of 8 million, according to preliminary numbers.
"America's Got Talent," was the highest rated show of the evening, even though the episode was the lowest-rated of the season. The talent competition received a 2.6/8 at 9 p.m. and 10 million viewers. Leading into "AMT," a new episode of "Off Their Rockers" at 8:30 p.m. earned a 1.1/4 with 4.2 million viewers.
Fox was second in ratings with a 1.6/5 and third in total viewers with 4.4 million. A two-hour "So You Think You Can Dance," beginning at 8 p.m. was the only show on Fox's primetime schedule.
Univision was third in ratings with a 1.5/5 and fourth in total viewers with 3.8 million viewers.
ABC was in fourth in ratings with a 1.0/3 and fifth in total viewers with 3.5 million. It aired a new episode of "Extreme Weight Loss" at 8 p.m., earning a 1.2/4, up 20 percent from its last original three weeks ago. The two-hour episode had 3.9 million total viewers. It was followed by a "Body of Proof" rerun.
CBS was in fifth in ratings with a 0.9/3, but second in viewers with 6.4 million.
Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.8/3 and total viewers 1.8 million.
The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in total viewers, with 738,000.