utopia episode 2 ratings TV ratings: 'Utopia' falls; 'America's Got Talent' rises on TuesdayFast National ratings for Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

The Top 12 of “America’s Got Talent” Season 9 saw a rise for NBC, as did the season finale of  “Extreme Weight Loss” on ABC and “Big Brother’s” POV episode on its new night on CBS. FOX’s “Utopia,” on the other hand, lost over 2 million viewers from its season premiere ratings on Sunday to earn just 2.5 million viewers.

NBC easily won the total-viewers title, averaging 7.96 million viewers and a 4.7 rating/8 share in households. CBS was second with 3.8 million and a 2.5/4, followed closely by ABC at 3.6 million and a 2.5/4. FOX was fourth with 2.5 million and a 1.6/3 and The CW was last with 811,000 and a 0.6/1.

The order remained the same for the adults 18-49 demographic — NBC won with 1.6, followed by CBS (1.2), ABC (1.0), FOX (0.9) and The CW (0.2).

Tuesday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS: “Big Brother” (6.8 million viewers, 4.1/7 households)
NBC: “Food Fighters” finale (4.5 million, 2.8/5)
ABC: “Extreme Weight Loss” finale (3.8 million, 2.6/5)
FOX: “Utopia” (2.5 million, 1.6/3)
The CW: “Arrow” rerun (917,000, 0.6/1)

18-49 leader: “Big Brother” (2.3)

9 p.m.

NBC: “America’s Got Talent” (9.4 million, 5.4/9)
ABC: “Extreme Weight Loss” finale (3.8 million, 2.6/4)
FOX: “Hotel Hell” finale (2.42 million, 1.5/3)
CBS: Special – Fashion Rocks  (2.40 million, 1.6/3)
The CW: “Supernatural” rerun (704,000, 0.5/1)

18-49 leader: “America’s Got Talent” (1.9)

10 p.m.

NBC: “America’s Got Talent” (10.1 million, 5.9/10)
CBS: Special – Fashion Rocks (2.3 million, 1.6/3)
ABC: “Shark Tank” rerun (3.3 million, 2.2/4)

18-49 leader: “America’s Got Talent” (1.9)

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

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