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NBC's AMERICAN'S GOT TALENT Ranks as No. 1 Show of the Night

NBC tied for #1 for the night among ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX in adults 18-49 and won the night outright among those nets in total viewers with the #1 show of the night in total viewers, "America's Got Talent."

· "America's Got Talent" (1.8/6 in 18-49, 9.7 million viewers overall from 9-10:01 p.m. ET) ranks as the #1 show of the night in total viewers. "Talent" built by +64% on its lead-in from an 8 p.m. encore in 18-49 and by +67% or 3.9 million persons in total viewers


· "Talent" won its time period in every key measure - adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54, plus total viewers -- among the Big 4 nets.


· "Taxi Brooklyn" (0.9/3 in 18-49, 5.2 million viewers overall from 10:01-11 p.m. ET) matched last week's 18-49 rating (0.9 vs. 0.9), pending updates, to finish within 0.1 of "Extant" and the time-period lead among ABC, CBS and NBC. "Taxi Brooklyn" is currently #1 in The Hour among those nets in men 18-34 and women 18-34 and beats ABC's original "Motive" in the slot in every key measure, pending updates.


· Versus "Camp" in this time period on the same night last year, "Taxi Brooklyn" is even in 18-49 (0.9 vs. a 0.9) and up +53% or 1.8 million persons in total viewers (5.204 million vs. 3.406 million).


· An encore telecast of "America's Got Talent" (1.1/4 in 18-49, 5.8 million viewers overall from 8-9 p.m. ET) matched last week's result in this time period in 18-49 rating (1.1 vs. 1.1). The 8 p.m. "Talent" encore ranked #2 in the time period among the Big 4 in total viewers and tied for #2 in 18-49.

In Late-Night Metered Markets Wednesday Night:

· In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 2.9/8; CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman," 1.8/5 with an encore; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.6/4 with an encore.

· In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.0/5; "Late Show," 0.4/2 with an encore; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.6/3 with an encore.

· From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.1/4 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 with an encore). In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, "Late Night" (0.5/3 in 18-49) topped "Late Late Show" (0.1/1 with an encore).

· At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.7/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.3/2 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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