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Ratings: Fox’s MLB All-Star Game Audience Whiffs Against ‘AGT’

But host network to American League’s sixth straight victory beats NBC in the key demo

With the 2018 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Fox topped Tuesday in primetime’s key demo ratings. It didn’t earn the most overall viewers, however — that honor belongs to NBC and “AGT.”

That said, due to the nature of live sports, the below Nielsen numbers for Fox are subject to some timezone-based adjustment.

Currently, the Midsummer Classic is looking slightly lower than last year: Click here for 2017’s MLB All-Star Game fast-national numbers.

Fox was first in ratings with a 2.1 rating/9 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and second in total viewers with an average of 8.5 million, according to preliminary numbers. The American League victory over the National League ran throughout the day part.

NBC was second in ratings with a 1.8/8 and in viewers with 9.5 million. “America’s Got Talent” at 8 p.m. earned a 2.1/10 and 11.2 million viewers. “World of Dance” at 10 landed a 1.3/6 and 6 million viewers.

Telemundo was third in ratings with a 0.6/3, but fifth in viewers with 1.3 million.

CBS was fourth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and third in viewers with 4.8 million, airing all reruns.

ABC and Univision tied for fifth in ratings, both with a 0.4/2. ABC was fourth in total viewers with 1.9 million, Univision was sixth with 1.2 million.

For ABC, after some repeats, “The Last Defense” at 10 managed a 0.4/2 and 1.6 million viewers.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 757,000. “The 100” at 8 had a 0.2/1 and 863,000 viewers. At 9, “The Outpost” got a 0.2/1 and 651,000 viewers.