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Tuesday Overnights: Clean Sweep for NBC

'America's Got Talent' is Destined to Top the Charts Again This Summer

TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2018

Household Rating/Share
NBC: 6.2/11. CBS: 3.7/ 7, Fox: 1.6/ 3, ABC: 1.5/ 3, CW: 0.6/ 1

-Percent Change from the Year-Ago Evening:
Fox: +45, CW: no change, CBS: – 3, ABC: -12, NBC: -14

Ratings Analysis:
It was another Tuesday household overnight sweep for NBC care of perennial summer sensation “America’s Got Talent” (7.1 rating/12 share from 8-10 p.m.) and sophomore “World of Dance” (4.4/ 8 at 10 p.m.).“America’s Got Talent,” which is destined to top the summer charts once again, was 10 percent below the 7.9/14 in the overnights on the year-ago evening. “World of Dance,” meanwhile, slipped by 21 percent from the 5.6/10 one year earlier.

Comparably, Fox’s non-scripted combination of “Beat Shazam!” (#4: 1.7/ 3 at 8 p.m.) and the revival of “Love Connection” (#4: 1.4/ 2 at 9 p.m.) could not compete.

Also original last night was CW drama “The 100,” which will return in 2018-19 in midseason, at a 0.7/ 1 (#5) at 9 p.m.; and CBS’ “48 Hours: NCIS” at a second-place 3.3/ 6 at 10 p.m. The remainder of the schedule was all repeats.

What follows are the household overnight ratings for Tuesday, June 5 broken out by half-hour:

8:00 p.m.
ABC – “The Middle” (R): 2.0/ 4 (#3)
CBS – “NCIS” (R): 4.0/ 7 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent”: 6.7/12 (#1)
Fox – Beat Shazam!”: 1.7/ 3 (#4)
CW – “The Flash” (R): 0.6/ 1 (#5)

8:30 p.m.
ABC – “The Middle” (R): 1.7/ 3 (#3t)
CBS – “NCIS” (R): 4.0/ 7 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent”: 7.1/13 (#1)
Fox – Beat Shazam!”: 1.7/ 3 (#4)
CW – “The Flash” (R): 0.6/ 1 (#5)

9:00 p.m.
ABC – “black-ish” (R): 1.5/ 3 (#3t)
CBS – “Bull” (R): 3.9/ 7 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent”: 7.3/12 (#1)
Fox – “Love Connection”: 1.5/ 3 (#3t)
CW – “The 100”: 0.7/ 1 (#5)

9:30 p.m.
ABC – “black-ish” (R): 1.5/ 3 (#3)
CBS – “Bull” (R): 3.8/ 6 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent”: 7.2/12 (#1)
Fox – “Love Connection”: 1.4/ 2 (#4)
CW – “The 100”: 0.7/ 1 (#5)

10:00 p.m.
ABC – “Splitting Up Together” (R): 1.3/ 2 (#3)
CBS – “48 Hours: NCIS”: 3.4/ 6 (#2)
NBC – “World of Dance”: 4.7/ 8 (#1)

10:30 p.m.
ABC – “Splitting Up Together” (R): 1.3/ 3 (#3)
CBS – “48 Hours: NCIS”: 3.2/ 6 (#2)
NBC – “World of Dance”: 4.1/ 8 (#1)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “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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