Ratings: America's Got Talent Hits a 5-Year Audience High

Matt Webb Mitovich

America’s Got Talent‘s Season 11 performance finale on Tuesday night drew 13.7 million total viewers and a 2.7 rating, up 14 and 13 percent week-to-week to deliver its largest audience since Sept. 14, 2011 and match its season high in the demo.

Versus its year-ago performance finale, AGT was up 21 and 13 percent.

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Leading out of that, the Better Late Than Never finale retained 7.8 mil and a 1.7, up 13 percent to end its run with season highs.

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Tuesday’s only other fresh broadcast fare was a special edition of CBS’ Big Brother, which did 6.4 mil and a 1.8.

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