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Primetime Ratings: NBC Wins By a Mile

NBC was the easy winner in the broadcast ratings race Tuesday, rating a 2.3 in viewers 18-49, per the Nielsen overnights, with a 10 share. ABC was second at a distant 0.6/3. 

NBC’s America’s Got Talent did a 2.5, off a tenth of a point from last week, and World of Dance rated a flat 1.9.

ABC had Downward Dog at a flat 0.7, then repeated comedies. 

CBS weighed in at 0.5/2. It had repeats leading into 48 Hours: NCIS, which was down 20% from last week at 0.4. 

Fox was at a 0.4/2, with repeats throughout prime. 

The CW had a 0.2/1, with a repeated The Flash before a new iZombie was off 25% week to week at 0.3. 

Among Spanish-language networks, Univision scored a 0.6/2 and Telemundo a 0.3/1. 

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.