Ratings: ‘America’s Got Talent’ Dips Back Down, But NBC Still Tops Demo

CBS repeats score a viewer victory

Last Updated: September 3, 2014 @ 9:59 AM

NBC led in the key demographic Tuesday despite “America’s Got Talent” dipping back down from last week’s uptick. CBS had the largest audience, despite airing only reruns.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.5 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and second in viewers with an average of 7.4 million, according to preliminary numbers. “Food Fighters” at 8 p.m. got a 1.1/4 and 4.5 million viewers. “America’s Got Talent” at 9 earned a night-high 1.8/6 and had 8.9 million viewers.

CBS was second in ratings with a 1.3/4 and first in viewers with 9.4 million.

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Univision was third in ratings with a 1.2/4 and fourth in viewers with 2.9 million.

ABC was fourth in ratings with a 0.9/3 and third in viewers with 3.5 million. At 8, the “Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic” special had a 1.1/4 and 4.7 million viewers. “Extreme Weight Loss” at 9 got a 0.8/3 and 2.8 million viewers.

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Fox and Telemundo tied for fifth in ratings, each with a 0.6/2. Fox was fifth in total viewers with 1.6 million, airing reruns. Telemundo was sixth with 1.5 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in total viewers with 641,000, airing reruns.