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Ratings: NBC Tops Tuesday of Several Season Finales Thanks to ‘Talent,’ ‘Hollywood Game Night’

ABC’s ”Extreme Weight Loss“ closes sad summer down 45 percent from last year’s ending episode

The “Hollywood Game Night” season finale and its lead-in “America’s Got Talent” handed NBC its usual summer Tuesday victory last night.

CBS finished second with just a rerun of “NCIS” and an original “Zoo” episode.

The Spanish-language nets tied for third in the key 18-49 demographic as ABC’s soft season of “Extreme Weight Loss” came to a sad ending. Fox tied for fifth with ABC in the main demo as “Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader’s” rating rose in its own season finale.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.8 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 8.6 million, according to preliminary numbers. “AGT” at 8 p.m. earned a 2.0/7 and 10.4 million viewers. “Game Night” at 10 received a 1.3/4 and 4.9 million viewers.

CBS was second in ratings with a 1.0/3 and in viewers with 6.6 million. After the repeat, “Zoo” at 9 had a 1.0/3 and 5.7 million viewers.

Univision and Telemundo tied for third in ratings, both with a 0.7. Univision had a 3 share, Telemundo had a 2. Univision was fourth in total viewers with 2.1 million; Telemundo was sixth with 1.6 million.

ABC and Fox tied for fifth in ratings, both with a 0.6/2. ABC was third in total viewers with 2.4 million; Fox was fifth with 1.9 million.

For ABC, following reruns, “Extreme Weight Loss” got a 0.6/2 — down 45 percent from last summer’s finale — and 2.1 million viewers.

For Fox, the “Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?” finale rose 40 percent week over week to a 0.7/3, and had 2.5 million viewers. Repeats followed.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 937,000, airing only reruns.