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Ratings: NBC’s ‘The Wall’ Preview Tops 10 pm Time Slot

”America’s Got Talent“ holiday special provides a pretty good lead-in

NBC just took another Monday, and the top broadcaster scored an outright “W” even without its conventional lineup.

An “America’s Got Talent” holiday special lead the evening’s first two hours in the key 18-49 demographic, while a preview of game show “The Wall” swept things up at 10 p.m.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.7 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted demo and in total viewers with an average of 8.5 million, according to preliminary numbers. The “AGT: Holiday Spectacular” at 8 p.m. earned a 1.8/6 and 9.5 million viewers. At 10, “The Wall” landed a 1.6/6 and 6.5 million viewers.

CBS was second in ratings with a 1.2/4 and in viewers with 7.5 million. Oprah Winfrey’s special Michelle Obama at 8 posted a 1.3/5 and 9.4 million viewers. “Man With a Plan” at 9 had a 1.1/4 and 6.2 million viewers. At 9:30, “2 Broke Girls” got a 1.2/4 and 5.1 million viewers. “Scorpion” at 10 received a 1.2/4 and 7.5 million viewers.

ABC was third in ratings with a 1.1/4 and in viewers with 4.6 million. “The Great Christmas Light Fight” finale at 8 put up a 1.2/4 and 5.1 million viewers. A rerun followed.

Univision was fourth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and in viewers with 1.9 million.

Telemundo was fifth in ratings with a 0.6/2 and sixth in viewers with 1.57 million.

Fox was sixth in ratings with a 0.4/1 and fifth in viewers with 1.58 million, airing only repeats.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 935,000. Following a rerun, the “Marie Claire Young Women’s Honors” at 9 managed a 0.2/1 and 538,000 viewers.