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‘America’s Got Talent’ Lifts NBC to Tuesday Overnight Victory

Minimal Interest in the 'Containment' Series-Finale on The CW

What follows are the metered market (overnight) results in households by network and by half-hour for Tuesday, July 19:

Household Rating/Share
NBC: 5.8/10, CBS: 2.8/ 5, ABC: 1.6/ 3, Fox: 1.4/ 2, CW: 0.6/ 1

Percent Change from the Year-Ago Evening:
NBC: + 7, CW: no change, ABC: -11, Fox: -22, CBS: -35

8:00 p.m.
ABC – “The Middle” (R): 2.0/ 4 (#3)
CBS – “NCIS” (R): 3.9/ 7 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent”: 6.6/12 (#1)
Fox – “Hotel Hell”: 1.8/ 3 (#4)
CW – “The Flash” (R): 0.6/ 1 (#5)

8:30 p.m.
ABC – “Fresh Off the Boat” (R): 1.5/ 3 (#4)
CBS – “NCIS” (R): 4.1/ 7 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent”: 7.2/12 (#1)
Fox – “Hotel Hell”: 1.8/ 3 (#4)
CW – “The Flash” (R): 0.6/ 1 (#5)

9:00 p.m.
ABC – “Fresh Off the Boat” (R): 1.5/ 2 (#3)
CBS – “Zoo”: 2.9/ 5 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent”: 7.4/12 (#1)
Fox – “Coupled”: 1.0/ 2 (#4)
CW – “Containment”: 0.7/ 1 (#5) – series finale

9:30 p.m.
ABC – “The Real O’Neals” (R): 1.2/ 2 (#3)
CBS – “Zoo”: 2.7/ 4 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent”: 7.4/12 (#1)
Fox – “Coupled”: 0.9/ 2 (#4)
CW – “Containment”: 0.7/ 1 (#5) – series finale

10:00 p.m.
ABC – Republican National Convention: 1.8/ 3 (#2)
CBS – Republican National Convention: 1.7/ 3 (#3)
NBC – Republican National Convention: 3.5/ 6 (#1)

10:30 p.m.
ABC – Republican National Convention: 1.6/ 3 (#2t)
CBS – Republican National Convention: 1.6/ 3 (#2t)
NBC – Republican National Convention: 2.7/ 5 (#1)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of the “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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