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Primetime Ratings: NBC Wins Big on ‘Talent’

NBC was the big winner in ratings Tuesday, putting up a 2.4 rating in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 10 share. America’s Got Talent scored a 2.6, which was level with last week, while World of Dance’s 1.9 was down from its 2.4 premiere. 

No one else came close. CBS had a 0.6/3, with repeats leading in to 48 Hours: NCIS at a flat 0.5. 

ABC had a 0.6/2. Downward Dog did a flat 0.7 and was followed by repeats. 

Airing repeats, Fox had a 0.4/2. 

The CW was at 0.3/1, with a repeated The Flash leading in to a new iZombie, which wasup 33% at 0.4. 

Among Spanish-language networks, Univision had a 0.5/2 and Telemundo a 0.4/2. 

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.