anna graceman agt semis 320 TV ratings: 'America's Got Talent,' NBC hold off CBS TuesdayFast National ratings for Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011

“America’s Got Talent” was down a little from its performance last week, but the show still led NBC to a ratings win Tuesday night, beating out a fairly solid night of repeats on CBS.

NBC drew 8.8 million viewers and a 5.6 rating/9 share in households in primetime. CBS was not far behind with 8.3 million viewers and a 5.7/9. ABC (4.4 million, 2.7/4) came in third. FOX took fourth with 2.4 million viewers and a 1.6/3, while The CW (647,000, 0.5/1) was well off the pace.

In the adults 18-49 demographic, NBC’s 2.4 rating was a point better than the 1.4 for ABC and CBS, which tied for second. FOX managed only a 0.8 with its repeat lineup. The CW drew a 0.2.

]]>8 p.m. CBS: “NCIS” rerun (8.9 million viewers, 6.1/10 households)
ABC: “Wipeout” rerun (5.9 million, 3.5/6)
NBC: “It’s Worth What?” (4.5 million, 3.0/5)
FOX: “Glee” rerun (2.6 million, 1.8/3)
The CW: “90210” rerun (749,000, 0.6/1) 18-49 leader: “Wipeout” (1.9) 9 p.m. NBC: “America’s Got Talent” (10.6 million, 6.8/10)
CBS: “NCIS: Los Angeles” rerun (8.65 million, 5.9/9)
ABC: “Take the Money and Run” (3.9 million, 2.4/4)
FOX: “Raising Hope” reruns – two episodes (2.2 million, 1.5/2)
The CW: “Shedding for the Wedding” rerun (545,000, 0.4/1) 18-49 leader: “America’s Got Talent” (2.8) 10 p.m. NBC: “America’s Got Talent” (11.2 million, 7.1/12)
CBS: “NCIS” rerun (7.3 million, 5.1/8)
ABC: “Combat Hospital” (3.4 million, 2.2/4) 18-49 leader: “America’s Got Talent” (3.1) Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company. More ratings at Zap2it: Daily, weekly and cable

Posted by:Rick Porter