Ratings: 'America's Got Talent' Tops 'So You Think You Can Dance' to Give NBC a Win

Tony Maglio
The Wrap

NBC's "America's Got Talent" topped "So You Think You Can Dance" in the bloodless battle of the Tuesday talent shows, leading NBC to first place.

NBC was first in ratings with a 2.0 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in total viewers with an average of 7.6 million, according to preliminary numbers.

After an "Off Their Rockers" rerun at 8 p.m., a new episode at 8:30 earned a 1.0/3 with 4 million viewers. At 9, "America's Got Talent," was the highest-rated show of the evening, receiving a 2.5/7 at 9 p.m. and 9.5 million viewers.

Fox and Univision tied for second in ratings with a 1.5/5. Fox came in third in total viewers with 4.4 million, and Univision was fourth with 3.9 million. For Fox, the two-hour "So You Think You Can Dance" at 8 p.m. was the only show on the primetime schedule.

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CBS was fourth in ratings with a 1.0/3 and second in total viewers with 6.7 million. It aired only reruns.

ABC was fifth in ratings with a 0.9/3 and total viewers with 3.1 million. It aired a two-hour "Extreme Weight Loss" at 8, which earned a 1.1/3 and 3.3 million viewers. ABC ran a repeat at 10.

Telemundo was sixth in ratings with a 0.8/3 and total viewers 2 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in total viewers, with 495,000. The network aired reruns.

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