Reality show draws nearly 11 million viewers

With the two-hour ”America’s Got Talent” ruling as the evening’s dominant program, NBC notched another Tuesday victory in key demos. CBS was runner-up in both adults 25-54 and total viewers with three repeats of the ”NCIS” franchise.

According to preliminary national estimates from Nielsen, NBC started Tuesday slowly with ”It’s Worth What?” (1.2/4 in 18-49, 4.5 million viewers overall), though it was up week to week, before surging at 9 p.m. with ”America’s Got Talent” (3.0/8 in 18-49, 10.9 million viewers overall). ”Talent” dipped from last week but again dominated all four of its half-hours. In addition to winning the night in adults 18-49 and 25-54, the Peacock also drew more overall viewers than any other network Tuesday.

CBS hung in there with repeats of ”NCIS” (1.4/4 in 18-49, 8.9 million viewers overall), ”NCIS: Los Angeles” (1.6/4 in 18-49, 8.6 million viewers overall) and a second ”NCIS” at 10 (1.4/4 in 18-49, 7.3 million viewers overall). And ABC was on par with its recent numbers for a repeat ”Wipeout” (1.9/6 in 18-49, 5.9 million viewers overall) followed by original episodes of ”Take the Money and Run” (1.5/4 in 18-49, 3.9 million viewers overall) and ”Combat Hospital” (0.9/3 in 18-49, 3.4 million viewers overall).

Fox, setting the table for its regular in-season lineup, aired encores of ”Glee” (0.8/3 in 18-49, 2.6 million viewers overall) and ”Raising Hope” (0.8/2 in 18-49, 2.2 million viewers overall for episodes at both 9 and 9:30).

Preliminary 18-49 averages for the night: NBC, 2.4/7; Univision, 1.6/5; ABC and CBS, 1.5/4; Fox, 0.8/2; CW, 0.3/1.

In total viewers: NBC, 8.8 million; CBS, 8.3 million; ABC, 4.4 million; Univision, 3.8 million; Fox, 2.4 million; CW, 0.6 million.

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