americas got talent june 4 TV Ratings: 'America's Got Talent' propels NBC to a viewers winFast National ratings for Monday, June 4, 2012.

“America’s Got Talent”
propelled NBC to a viewers win and was also the most-watched program of the night, while the “Hell’s Kitchen” and “Masterchef” premieres were strong in the 18-49 demo to help FOX win that.

NBC averaged 7.3 million viewers, up a million over last Monday, and a 4.3 rating/7 share in households. ABC was next with 6.2 million, 4.3/7, then CBS with 5.4 million and a 3.6/6. FOX was fourth with 5.3 million, 3.1/5 and the CW was last with 442,000 and 0.3/0.

In the 18-49 demo, FOX won with a 2.3, followed by NBC (2.1), ABC (1.7), CBS (1.3) and the CW (0.1).

Monday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

“America’s Got Talent” (12 million viewers, 7.2/12 households)
ABC: “The Bachelorette” (6.7 million, 4.6/8)
FOX: “Hell’s Kitchen” premiere (5.4 million, 3.2/5)
CBS: “How I Met Your Mother” rerun (4.2 million, 2.8/5)/”2 Broke Girls” rerun (4.5 million, 3.0/5)
The CW: “Breaking Pointe” rerun (550,000, 0.4/1)

18-49 leader:
“America’s Got Talent” (3.2)

9 p.m.

“The Bachelorette” (6.8 million, 4.7/7)
NBC: “American Ninja Warrior” (6.7 million, 3.6/6)
CBS: “Two and a Half Men” rerun (6.5 million, 4.3/7)/”Mike & Molly” rerun (5.9 million, 4.0/6)
FOX: “MasterChef” premiere (5.2 million, 3.1/5)
The CW: “The Catalina” rerun (335,000, 0.2/0)

18-49 leader:
“The Bachelorette” and “American Ninja Warrior” tied at 2.2

10 p.m.

“Hawaii Five-0” rerun (5.6 million, 3.8/6)
ABC: “Castle” rerun (5.2 million, 3.6/6)
NBC: “Grimm” rerun (3.2 million, 1.9/3)

18-49 leader:
“Hawaii Five-0” (1.2)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers
are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.

Posted by:Andrea Reiher

TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."