Ratings: ‘America’s Got Talent’ Hands NBC 1st Place Second Night in a Row

Fox is in a close second, CBS settles for third amid TWC blackout

Last Updated: July 16, 2014 @ 3:42 PM

"America's Got Talent" carried NBC to its second night of outright victory in a row, edging Fox and beating the blackout-hampered CBS.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.7 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in total viewers with an average of 6.8 million, according to preliminary numbers.

After a rerun, "American's Got Talent" at 9 p.m. earned a 2.5/7 and 10 million viewers, making it the highest-rated and most-watched program of the night. "Camp" at 10 received a 1.2/4 and 4 million viewers.

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Fox was second in ratings with a 1.6/5 and third in total viewers with 4.1 million. Following a repeat at 8, "MasterChef" at 9 earned a 2.2/6 and 5.5 million viewers.

CBS was third in ratings with a 1.4/4 and second in total viewers with 5.6 million. "Big Brother" at 8 earned a 2.1/7 and 6.1 million viewers, followed by reruns. The Time Warner Cable blackout of the network continues in several major markets.

Univision was in fourth in ratings with a 1.2/4 and fifth in total viewers with 3.2 million.

ABC was in fifth in ratings with a 0.8/3, fourth in total viewers with 3.2 million. After reruns, "The Lookout" at 10 received a 0.9/3 and 3.4 million viewers.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in total viewers with 1.2 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.4/1 and in total viewers with 1.1 million, airing entirely repeats.