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NBC's WORLD OF DANCE Hits Highest Rating Since Show's Series Premiere in May

NBC's WORLD OF DANCE Hits Highest Rating Since Show's Series Premiere in May

NBC wins Tuesday night, beating the ABC-CBS-Fox competition combined in 18-49, total viewers and every other key measure. The Season 1 finale of WORLD OF DANCE (2.0/8 in 18-49, 8.3 million viewers overall from 10:01-11 p.m. ET) scores the show's highest rating since its series premiere on May 30 (2.4). Delivers the show's most-watched episode since June 6 (8.4 million). Grows +18% week to week in both 18-49 (2.0 vs. 1.7) and total viewers (8.281 million vs. 7.004 million). Dominates the time period in every key category, beating the ABC-CBS competition combined 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 +43% versus NBC's average in the timeslot last summer in 18-49 (2.0 vs. 1.4, L+SD, non-sports) and +2.1 million persons or +34% in total viewers (8.281 million vs. 6.170 million).

The broadcast will increase substantially via time-shifting and VOD: Last week, "World" grew +31% in 18-49 (1.73 to 2.27) and +1.9 million viewers overall (7.0 million to 8.9 million) going from L+SD to L+3. The +31% increase is the night's biggest L+3 lift on the Big 4 in 18-49 percentage). In L+7 this season, "World of Dance" has increased by +40% in 18-49 rating going from L+SD to L+7 (from a 1.87 to a 2.62) and +2.4 million viewers overall (7.9 million to 10.3 million).

"America's Got Talent" (2.7/11 in 18-49, 13.1 million viewers overall from 8-10:01 p.m. ET): Maintains 100% of last week's 2.7 in these prelim fast-affiliate ratings and 96% of the week-ago 2.8 in official nationals. In total viewers, retains 99.8% of last week's 13.122 million persons in these fast affils and 98% of the prior Tuesday's 13.327 million in official nationals. 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 every key measure. Grows +21% from its first half-hour to its fourth in adults 18-49 (2.4 to 2.9) and +2.0 million persons or +17% in total viewers (11.9 million to 13.9 million). Will add significant viewership via time-shifting: Last week's "Talent" increased by +24% in 18-49 (2.76 to 3.43) and +2.4 million viewers overall (13.3 million to 15.7 million) going from L+SD to L+3 Nielsens. The increases of +0.67 of a rating point and +2.406 million viewers overall were the biggest L+3 lifts of the night. In L+7, "Talent" is growing by +37% this season in 18-49 rating (from a 2.57 to a 3.52) and +3.4 million viewers overall (12.5 million to 15.9 million) going from L+SD to L+7.

In Late-Night Metered Markets Tuesday Night: In Nielsen's 56 metered markets, household results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 2.4/6; "Late Show with Stephen Colbert," 2.4/6; and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 1.2/3.

In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, adult 18-49 results were: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," 0.9/5; "Late Show," 0.4/2; and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," 0.4/2.

From 12:35-1:05 a.m. ET, ABC's "Nightline" averaged a 0.9/3 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," 1.3/5 in metered-market households; CBS's "Late Late Show," 1.0/4. In the 25 markets with Local People Meters, averages were: "Late Night," 0.4/4 in 18-49; "Late Late Show," 0.2/2.

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

Photo by: Justin Lubin/NBC

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