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‘America’s Got Talent’ Leads NBC to Another Rock-Solid Tuesday Overnight Victory

'Hollywood Game Night' Squanders the Lead-In Support, However

TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2017

Household Rating/Share
NBC: 6.5/11, CBS: 3.4/ 6, ABC: 2.4/ 4, Fox: 1.1/ 2, CW: 0.5/ 1

-Percent Change from the Year-Ago Evening:
Fox: +10, NBC: – 3, CBS: – 6, ABC: – 8, CW: -17

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-Ratings Breakdown:
“America’s Got Talent” led NBC to another rock-solid Tuesday victory, with an 8.3 rating/14 share in the household overnights from 8-10 p.m. Comparably, this was eight percent above the 7.7/13 on the year-ago evening, which for a series in season 12 is unprecedented. And it bested competing “Bachelor in Paradise” on ABC (3.1/ 5) by a considerable 168 percent. But “Hollywood Game Night” at 10 p.m. did not benefit from the lead-in support from “AGT,” dipping to a second-place 3.0/ 5. That was a loss of 64 percent from “America’s Got Talent.”

Also original last night was failing ABC drama “Somewhere Between” at a typically modest 1.0/ 2 in the household overnights at 10 p.m.

What follows are the household overnight results for Tuesday, August 29 by half-hour:

8:00 p.m.
ABC – “Bachelor in Paradise”: 3.6/ 6 (#3)
CBS – “NCIS” (R): 3.7/ 7 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent”: 8.0/14 (#1)
Fox – “Lethal Weapon” (R): 1.3/ 2 (#4)
CW – “The Flash” (R): 0.6/ 1 (#5)

8:30 p.m.
ABC – “Bachelor in Paradise”: 3.2/ 5 (#3)
CBS – “NCIS” (R): 3.7/ 6 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent”: 8.4/14 (#1)
Fox – “Lethal Weapon” (R): 1.3/ 2 (#4)
CW – “The Flash” (R): 0.5/ 1 (#5)

9:00 p.m.
ABC – “Bachelor in Paradise”: 3.0/ 5 (#3)
CBS – “Bull” (R): 3.3/ 5 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent”: 8.6/14 (#1)
Fox – “The Mick” (R): 0.8/ 1 (#4)
CW – “D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow” (R): 0.5/ 1 (#5)

9:30 p.m.
ABC – “Bachelor in Paradise”: 2.7/ 4 (#3)
CBS – “Bull” (R): 3.3/ 5 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent”: 8.3/14 (#1)
Fox – “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (R): 0.8/ 1 (#4)
CW – “D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow” (R): 0.5/ 1 (#5)

10:00 p.m.
ABC – “Somewhere Between”: 1.1/ 2 (#3)
CBS – “NCIS: New Orleans” (R): 3.3/ 6 (#2)
NBC – “Hollywood Game Night”: 3.4/ 6 (#1)

10:30 p.m.
ABC – “Somewhere Between”: 1.0/ 2 (#3)
CBS – “NCIS: New Orleans” (R): 3.2/ 6 (#1)
NBC – “Hollywood Game Night”: 2.7/ 5 (#2)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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  1. AGT is just great this year. Hard to say who will win. Really like the psychic/magician last night..