NBC’s ‘Talent’ dominates Tuesday ratings

'Destino,' 'Wipeout' tie for second-best result

In a meager viewing night that was nearly a carbon copy of a week ago, NBC took the Tuesday crown with a dominant performance of summer reality staple ”America’s Got Talent.”

Peacock’s winning skein drew a 2.9 rating/8 share in the 18-49 demo, with 11.4 million overall viewers tuning in. That, despite the net’s subpar 8-9 p.m. opener ”It’s Worth What?” (1.1/3, 4.7m), gave NBC a win across all significant demos.

CBS drew consistent numbers for its ”NCIS”-fest across primetime. A repeat of the original ”NCIS” (1.6/5, 9.3m) served as lead-in to a pair of ”NCIS: Los Angeles” telecasts (average 1.6/4, 7.9m).

ABC finished off the summer runs of ”Take the Money and Run” (1.5/4, 3.8m) and ”Combat Hospital” (0.9/2, 3.2m). Alphabet started the night with ”Wipeout,” which was best for the net (1.9/6, 5.9m).

Fox didn’t gain any traction with a ”Glee” repeat (0.8/2, 2.3m) and a pair of ”Raising Hope” reruns (average 0.8/2, 2.2m).

CW offered an episode of ”90210” (0.4/1, 1m) and ”Shedding for the Wedding” (0.3/1, 646,000).

Spanish-language Univision’s ”La Fuerza del Destino” (The Strength of Destiny) tied ”Wipeout” for second-best ratings of the night with a 1.9/5 and 4.2 million viewers.

Preliminary 18-49 averages for the night: NBC, 2.3/6; CBS, 1.6/4; Univision, 1.6/4; ABC, 1.4/4; Fox, 0.8/2; CW, 0.4/1.

In total viewers: NBC, 9.1 million; CBS, 8.4 million; ABC, 4.3 million; Univision, 3.7 million; Fox, 2.3 million; CW, 836,000

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