Primetime Ratings: NBC Wins Easily Despite ‘AGT’ Drop

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NBC got the big win in Tuesday ratings, with America’s Got Talent leading the way despite being down from the week before. NBC scored a 0.6 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 4 share. In second was Univision at 0.4/3. 

America’s Got Talent fell 22% to 0.7, with around 5.5 million viewers, down from 6.7 million the week before. Kenan Thompson filled in as guest judge with Simon Cowell injured. NBC’s Democratic National Convention coverage got a 0.3. 

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Univision had La Rosa de Guadalupe and Medicos at flat 0.4s, and Como Tu No Hay 2 shot up 25% to 0.5.

ABC, CBS and Telemundo all scored a 0.3/2. ABC had comedy reruns before What Would You Do? fell 25% to 0.3. Convention coverage rated a 0.3. 

CBS had NCIS and FBI reruns, then convention coverage at 0.2. 

Telemundo had Exatlon Estados Unidos at a level 0.4 and Cennet down 25% to 0.3. Enemigo Intimo 2 got a flat 0.3. 

Fox weighed in at 0.2/2 with repeats of Hell’s Kitchen and Prodigal Son

The CW got a 0.1/0. British comedy Dead Pixels premiered at 0.1, as did Tell Me a Story, which stayed flat. 

Michael Malone

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.