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NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT is No. 1 Telecast on Tuesday

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NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT is No. 1 Telecast on Tuesday

With the #1 and #2 shows of the night in 18-49, "America's Got Talent" and "Food Fighters."
Leading six of six half-hours among the Big 4 in 18-49 (including a tie from 8-8:30).
Leading the night among those nets in every key measure.
Doubling the nearest competitor in 18-49 (with a 2.0 for the night vs. a 1.0 for ABC)

"Food Fighters" (1.3/5 in 18-49, 4.8 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET) grew +30% versus last week's premiere in 18-49 (to a 1.3 from a 1.0), which is the highest percentage increase from first to second telecast among all original series on the Big 4 so far this summer in 18-49. "Food Fighters" beat the 1.2 of the second episode of "Rising Star" for the top week-two result among the five new reality shows on the Big 4 so far this summer that have run at least two weeks.

"Food Fighters" won the time period among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49, as well as men and women 18-49 and adults, men and women 18-34, and grew from its first half-hour to its second in every key category, including a gain of +27% in adults 18-49 (to a 1.4 from a 1.1).

"Food Fighters" is the #2 show of the night on the Big 4 in adults 18-49 behind only "America's Got Talent."

"America's Got Talent" (2.4/8 in 18-49, 10.5 million viewers overall from 9-11 p.m. ET) is the #1 show of the night in every key measure -- adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers -- on ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox. "Talent" equaled last week's rating and was up versus two weeks ago by +20% (2.4 vs. 2.0 from 8-10 p.m. on July 15) and is up week to week in total viewers (10.519 million vs. 10.426 million) for a second week in a row.

"America's Got Talent" won the slot among the Big 4 in every key measure, delivering a +140% margin of victory versus the #2 network among ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX (with a 2.4 rating vs. a 1.0 for ABC). In total viewers, "Talent" nearly doubled the #2 network (10.519 million vs. 5.440 million for CBS).


In Late-Night Metered Markets Tuesday night:

In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 2.8/7; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 1.7/4; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.7/4.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.1/5; "Late Show," 0.3/1; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.5/3.

From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/3 in metered-market households and a 0.3/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, "Late Night with Seth Meyers" (1.2/4 in metered-market households) beat CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" (0.9/3). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.2/1).

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/3 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.


NOTE: All ratings are "live plus same day" from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise indicated. Season figures are averages of "live plus seven day" data except for the two most recent weeks, which are "live plus same day."

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