"America's Got Talent" song-and-danced its way around the competition Tuesday, fairly easily capturing the top spot in both ratings and viewers. The CW's new "Capture" debuted to low numbers.
NBC was first in ratings with a 2.1 rating/7 share in the advertiser-desired 18-49 demographic and was first in total viewers with an average of 7.6 million, according to preliminary numbers.
After a rerun at 8 p.m., "America's Got Talent," was by far the highest-rated and most-watched show of the evening, earning a 2.7/8 and 9.7 million viewers.
Fox was second in ratings with a 1.4/5 and third in total viewers with 4.1 million. A two-hour "So You Think You Can Dance" was the only show on Fox's primetime schedule.
Univision was third in ratings with a 1.3/4 and fourth in total viewers with 3.4 million viewers.
CBS and ABC tied for in fourth in ratings, both with a 0.9/3. CBS, airing entirely reruns, was second in total viewers, receiving 6.2 million. ABC was fifth in viewers with 3.3 million.
ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" at 8 earned a 1.1/4 and 3.6 million viewers. A repeat followed.
Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.8/2 and in total viewers 1.74 million.
The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.6/2 and in total viewers with 1.69 million. "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" at 8 received a 0.8/3 and 2.4 million viewers. A special of the same program at 8:30 earned a 0.9/3 and 2.5 million viewers. "Capture," CW's real-life take on "The Hunger Games" (minus the death), debuted at 9 to a 0.4/1 and 976,000 viewers.