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Ratings: ‘Food Fighters’ Has Mediocre Start, But NBC Still Tops Tuesday With ‘Talent’

Univision finishes second in the demo

NBC topped Tuesday thanks to “America’s Got Talent,” while its series premiere of “Food Fighters” had a mediocre 1.0 rating in the key demo.

Univision was the runner-up in ratings.

NBC was first in ratings with a 2.0 rating/7 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in viewers with an average of 8.4 million, according to preliminary numbers. The Adam Richman-hosted “Food Fighters” at 8 p.m. had a 1.0/4 and 4.6 million viewers. “America’s Got Talent” at 9 scored night highs of a 2.4/8 and 10.3 million viewers.

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Univision was second in ratings with a 1.2/4 and fourth in viewers with 3 million.

ABC was third in ratings with a 0.9/3 and in viewers with 3.2 million. “Extreme Weight Loss” at 8 got a 0.9/3 and 3.4 million viewers. “Celebrity Wife Swap” at 10 had a 0.8/3 and 2.7 million viewers.

CBS was fourth in ratings with a 0.8/3 and second in viewers with 6.7 million, airing entirely reruns.

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Telemundo was fifth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and in total viewers with 1.4 million.

Fox was sixth in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in total viewers with 1.3 million, airing just repeats.

The CW came in seventh, with a 0.3/1 and in total viewers with 755,000, airing reruns.