Ratings: ‘Marlon’ Wins at 9 pm With ‘AGT’ Lead-In

Fox finishes second in key demo airing two hours of “MasterChef”

NBC's 'Marlon'

NBC won Wednesday with an hour of “America’s Got Talent,” two episodes of “Marlon,” and a rerun battle at 10 p.m.

Following the strong lead-in that “AGT” provides, the Marlon Wayans sitcom is currently equaling the best Week 2 rating among adults 18-49 in 10 years. In terms of total viewers, we’re talking 13 years.

Fox finished second in the key demo last night with two hours of “MasterChef.” CBS was runner-up in the evening’s overall audience tally.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.2 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 6 million, according to preliminary numbers. “Talent” at 8 p.m. scored a 2.0/9 and 10.5 million viewers. At 9, the night’s first “Marlon” episode posted a 1.2/5 and 5 million viewers. A second one at 9:30 had a 1.0/4 and 3.8 million viewers. A repeat followed.

Fox was second in ratings with a 1.0/4 and third in viewers with 3.4 million. The only broadcast that aired on Fox’s primetime schedule was the mega-“MasterChef” episode, earning those numbers.

CBS was third in ratings with a 0.9/4 and second in viewers with 4.1 million. “Big Brother” at 8 put up a 1.7/8 and 6.1 million viewers. At 9, “Salvation” got a 0.5/2 and 3.1 million viewers. A rerun aired at 10.

Telemundo was fourth in ratings with a 0.7/3 and fifth in viewers with 5.4 million.

ABC was fifth in ratings with a 0.6/2 and fourth in viewers with 2.2 million, airing all repeats.

Univision was sixth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in viewers with 1.5 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 1.1 million, running just reruns.