Primetime Ratings: NBC Wins With Robust ‘AGT’, ‘World of Dance’

NBC took top ratings honors Wednesday, riding the America’s Got Talent results show to a 1.3 among viewers 18-49 in prime, per the Nielsen overnights, and a 6 share. That beat Fox’s 1.1/5.

America’s Got Talent was up a tenth of a point at 1.5. Its finale rolls next week. Two hours of World of Dance did a 1.1, also a tenth better than last week. It was the season finale.

On Fox, MasterChef rated a 1.1 across Fox’s prime, a 10% gain from last week.

CBS was at 0.8/4. Big Brother fell 7% to 1.4. Repeats of SEAL Team and Criminal Minds followed.

ABC did a 0.6/3. Repeated comedies led into Castaways, which slipped 20% to 0.4.

Telemundo rated a 0.5/2 and Univision a 0.4/2.

The CW posted a 0.2/1. Burden of Truth rated a 0.2, up from 0.1. A Supergirl repeat followed.

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.