NBC's Tuesday Night Ratings Sees AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Hit Season Highs

NBC's Tuesday Night Ratings Sees AMERICA'S GOT TALENT Hit Season Highs

NBC ranks #1 Tuesday night versus the Big 4 competition in adults 18-49, total viewers and every other key measure, winning six of six half-hours in adults 18-49.

NBC has now won 17 of the last 18 Tuesday nights among the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49 and 18 Tuesdays in a row in total viewers.

"America's Got Talent" (2.2/10 in 18-49, 12.8 million viewers overall from 8-10:01 p.m. ET):

Hits a season high in total viewers and scores the show's highest 18-49 rating since June 19 (2.2).

Jumps +16% week to week in 18-49 (2.2 vs. 1.9) and +2.0 million persons or +19% in total viewers (12.779 million vs. 10.746 million), marking two weeks in a row of growth in both measures for the Tuesday "Talent."

Is the #1 show of the night in 18-49, total viewers and all other key measures.

Will add significant viewership via time-shifting -- last week's "Talent" increased by +21% in 18-49 (1.91 to 2.31) and +1.7 million viewers overall (10.7 million to 12.4 million) going from L+SD to L+3. These were the biggest L+3 lifts of the night in 18-49 rating and total viewers.

Upscale: "Talent" is generating a strong upscale audience, indexing at a 110 among adults 18-49 living in homes with $100K+ incomes ("most current" including L+3).

"The Paley Center Salutes This Is Us" (0.9/4 in 18-49, 4.8 million viewers overall from 10:01-11 p.m. ET):

Is the #2 show of the night on the Big 4 networks in adults 18-49, behind only "America's Got Talent."

Dominates at 10 in 18-49 among ABC, CBS and NBC, winning every key demo and equaling the combined adult 18-49 rating of the ABC and CBS timeslot competition (0.9 vs. a combined 0.9).

Joins last year's "Paley Center Salutes the Best of Will & Grace" (4.850 million viewers) as the two most-watched "Paley Center" specials among the last seven aired over the prior eight years, best since the June 16, 2010 special "TV's Greatest Surprises" on CBS averaged 6.6 million viewers.

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," 2.4/7; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.5/4.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.5/4; "Late Show," 0.3/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/3.

From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 1.0/4 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," 1.2/4 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," 0.2/1.

At 1:35 a.m., "Last Call with Carson Daly" averaged a 0.6/3 in metered-market households and a 0.2/3 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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