Ratings: ‘America’s Got Talent’ and the Competition’s Got No Answer

Show has fourth consecutive Tuesday win in key demo and in total viewers

NBC's reality competition "America's Got Talent" scored with the judges at home Tuesday: It was the highest-rated and most-watched program of the evening.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.9 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in total viewers with an average of 6.9 million, according to preliminary numbers.

Following a rerun, "America's Got Talent" at 9 p.m. was the highest-rated and most-watched show of the evening, earning a 2.4/7 and 8.5 million viewers. It was the show's fourth consecutive Tuesday win in the key demo and in total viewers.

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Fox and Univision tied for second in ratings, each with a 1.3/4. Fox had 3.9 million viewers — good for third place overall — with "So You Think You Can Dance" from 8 to 10. Univision was fifth in viewers with 3.2 million.

ABC was fourth in ratings with a 1.0/3 and fourth in total viewers with 3.4 million. "Extreme Weight Loss" at 8 received a 1.3/4 and 3.6 million viewers. A repeat followed.

CBS was in fifth in ratings with a 0.8/3, but second in viewers with 6 million, airing entirely reruns. The Time Warner Cable blackout continues in several major markets.

Telemundo and the CW tied for sixth in ratings, each with a 0.5/2. The CW was sixth in viewers with 1.4 million. "Whose Line Is it Anyway" at 8 earned a 0.8/3 and 2.2 million viewers. Following a rerun at 8:30, "Capture" at 9 received a 0.3/1 and 790,000 viewers.

Telemundo was seventh in viewers with 1.2 million.