NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Sets New Season High in Total Viewers

NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Sets New Season High in Total Viewers

NBC's AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Sets New Season High in Total Viewers

NBC wins Tuesday night, beating the ABC-CBS-Fox competition combined in 18-49, total viewers and every other key measure. "America's Got Talent" (2.7/12 in 18-49, 13.1 million viewers overall from 8-10 p.m. ET) scores its highest 18-49 rating since June 6 and equals its season high in 18-49. Sets a new season high in total viewers. Is up +8% versus the same night last year in 18-49 (2.7 vs. 2.5 on Aug. 2, 2016) and +1.6 million persons or +13% in total viewers (13.122 million vs. 11.567 million)

The show is up +4% week to week in 18-49 (2.7 vs. 2.6) and +0.4% in total viewers (13.122 million vs. 13.076 million). Is the #1 show of the night on the Big 4 networks in 18-49, total viewers and all other key categories. Dominates the time period in all key measures. Grows +30% from its first half-hour to its fourth in adults 18-49 (2.3 to 3.0) and +2.5 million persons or +21% in total viewers (11.7 million to 14.2 million). Will add significant viewership via time-shifting: Last week's "Talent" grew +23% in 18-49 (2.64 to 3.26) and more than +2.4 million viewers overall (13.1 million to 15.5 million) going from L+SD to L+3 Nielsens.

These were the night's biggest L+3 lifts in 18-49 rating and total viewers. In L+7, "Talent" is growing by +37% this season in 18-49 rating (from a 2.58 to a 3.54) and +3.4 million viewers overall (12.5 million to 15.9 million) going from L+SD to L+7. The six weeks of audition episodes this summer delivered the biggest L+7 lifts ever for a broadcast alternative series in total viewers and stand as the show's most-watched audition telecasts to date.

"World of Dance" (1.8/8 in 18-49, 7.4 million viewers overall from 10-11 p.m. ET): Scores its highest 18-49 and total-viewer results since June 27 (1.8 in 18-49, 7.5 million viewers overall) and equals its highest 18-49 rating since June 13 (1.9). Grows +13% week to week in 18-49 (1.8 vs. 1.6) and +7% in total viewers (7.359 million vs. 6.882 million). Dominates the time period in every key category, beating the combined ABC-CBS competition in all key measures. Is the #2 show of the night on the Big 4 in adults 18-49, total viewers and every other key measure, behind only "Talent." Jumps +29% versus NBC's average in the timeslot last summer in 18-49 (1.8 vs. 1.4, L+SD, non-sports) and +1.2 million persons or +19% in total viewers (7.359 million vs. 6.170 million).

The show will grow substantially via time-shifting and VOD:The prior week's "World" increased by +37% in 18-49 (1.64 to 2.24) and +1.9 million viewers overall (6.9 million to 8.8 million) going from L+SD to L+3.The +37% increase is the night's biggest L+3 lift on the Big 4 in 18-49 percentage). In L+7, "World of Dance" has grown by +40% in 18-49 rating going from L+SD to L+7 so far this season (from a 1.91 to a 2.67) and more than +2.4 million viewers overall (8.1 million to 10.5 million).

In Late-Night Metered Markets Tuesday Night: In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 1.9/5; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 3.0/8; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.4/4.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.7/4; "Late Show," 0.6/3; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/2 in 18-49 in the Local People Meters.

From 12:35-1:35 a.m. ET, ratings were: "Late Night with Seth Meyers," 1.1/4 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.1/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/3 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households with an encore and a 0.2/2 in adults 18-49 in the 25 markets with local people meters.

NOTE: Primetime results are based on "fast affiliate time period" data from Nielsen Media Research. All ratings are "live plus same day" unless otherwise indicated.

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