Making It - Season 1

TV Ratings: ‘Making It’ Enjoys Strong Debut on NBC

Joe OttersonJoe Otterson covers all things TV with a focus on casting and development. Prior to Variety, he worked covering TV for TheWrap. Before that, he worked for a nonprofit news group that covered state politics in his native Wisconsin. Some of his favorite shows are "Mystery Science Theater 3000," "The Sopranos," "South Park," "The Simpsons," and "Star Trek: The Next Generation." He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, has a love for all things Hollywood, and once ate quiche next to Joe Mantegna.

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Making It” on NBC got off to a solid start in the Tuesday overnight ratings on NBC.

The Amy Poehler-Nick Offerman hosted competition series drew a 1.1 rating in adults 18-49 and 5.3 million viewers. That makes it the most-watched series premiere of this summer to date. The show also had the benefit of a lead in from “America’s Got Talent,” which was steady week-to-week with a 2.1 rating and 11.2 million viewers.

NBC ultimately won the night with a 1.7 rating and 9.5 million viewers.

On Fox, “Beat Shazam” (0.7, 2.3 million) was steady, while “Love Connection” (0.4, 1.6 million) ticked down from last week.

For The CW, “The 100” (0.3, 0.9 million) was steady and “The Outpost” (0.2, 0.6 million) ticked up from last week.

ABC and CBS aired only repeats.