All-around talent trumped that of mere dancing on Tuesday night, as NBC's "America's Got Talent" topped all comers, including Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance."
NBC was first in ratings with a 2.2 rating/7 share in the advertiser-desired 18-49 demographic and first in total viewers with an average of 7.9 million, according to preliminary numbers.
After a rerun of "Hollywood Game Night" at 8 p.m., the two-hour "America's Got Talent" was the highest rated and most-watched show of the evening, receiving a 2.8/8 at 9 p.m. with 10.2 million viewers.
Univision was second in ratings with a 1.6/5 and fourth in total viewers with 4 million.
Fox was third in ratings with a 1.4/4 and third in total viewers, with 4.1 million, all for "So You Think You Can Dance" at 8, the only show on Fox's primetime schedule.
ABC was fourth in ratings with a 1.0/3 and fifth in total viewers with 3.9 million. "Extreme Weight Loss" at 8 earned a 1.1/4 and 3.7 million viewers. A special "ABC News: The Royal Baby" at 10 received a 0.9/3 and 4.2 million.
CBS was fifth in ratings with a 0.8/3 but second in viewers with 6 million. It aired reruns all night.
Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.6/2 and total viewers 1.58 million.
The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.6/2 and in total viewers, with 1.56 million. "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" at 8 received a 0.9/3 and 2.4 million viewers, down 18 percent from last week's premiere. "Perfect Score" at 9 got a 0.3/1 and 948,000 viewers, down 25 percent from last week's premiere. The rest of the CW's primetime schedule was repeats.