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Primetime Ratings: ‘AGT’ Paces NBC to Easy Win

NBC was the big winner in Tuesday ratings, putting up a 2.2 rating in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 9 share. America’s Got Talent was down a tenth of a point at 2.4, and World of Dance went up 6% to 1.9.

Next was ABC at 1.0. The Bachelorette did a 1.2; it scored a 1.4 in its last new airing Monday. Two episodes of Downward Dog averaged a 0.5, down 17% from the previous week. ABC recently canceled that comedy.

CBS was at 0.6/2. The network aired repeats throughout prime.

Fox had a 0.4/2. It too was in repeats.

The CW did a 0.2/1. After a The Flash repeat, the iZombie finale scored a flat 0.3.

Telemundo did a 0.6/3 while Univision rated a 0.5/2.

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.