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Ratings: Steady ‘World of Dance,’ Lead-in ‘AGT’ Feast on Soft Competition

ABC’s ”Last Defense“ goes even lower

We could have told you on Monday who would win Tuesday’s primetime. In reality, we could have predicted this one for readers the moment last night’s schedules came out, featuring “AGT” and “World of Dance” on NBC.

“America’s Got Talent” and J. Lo’s dance competition dominated another evening for their host network. Fox and Univision finished tied for second among adults 18-49.

For ABC, “Last Defense” at 10 p.m. had another tough night. CBS’ “48 Hours: NCIS” didn’t exactly do great with the key demo either.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.8 rating/8 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 9.5 million, according to preliminary numbers. “AGT” at 8 posted a 2.0/9 and 11.1 million viewers. At 10, “World of Dance” put up a 1.4/6 and 6.2 million viewers.

Fox and Univision tied for second in ratings, both with a 0.6/3. Fox was fourth in total viewers with 1.9 million, Univision was fifth with 1.8 million.

For Fox, “Beat Shazam” at 8 had a 0.7/3 and 2.2 million viewers. At 9, “Love Connection” got a 0.5/2 and 1.6 million viewers.

CBS, ABC and Telemundo all tied for fourth in ratings, each with a 0.5/2. CBS was second in total viewers with 4.8 million, ABC was third with 2.2 million, and Telemundo was sixth with 1.3 million.

For CBS, following reruns, “48 Hours: NCIS” at 10 received a 0.4/2 and 4.1 million viewers.

For ABC, after repeats, “Last Defense” at 10 managed a 0.4/2 and 2.1 million viewers.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 688,000. Following a rerun, “The 100” at 9 settled for a 0.2/1 and 728,000 viewers.