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Tuesday Overnights: ‘America’s Got Talent’ on NBC Rules

Newbie Drama 'Somewhere Between' on NBC Left at the Starting Gate

TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2017

Household Rating/Share
NBC: 7.1/13, CBS: 3.6/ 6, ABC: 1.4/ 3, Fox: 1.0/ 2, CW: 0.5/ 1

-Percent Change from the Year-Ago Evening:

Fox: +25, NBC: +20, CBS: + 3, CW: -37, ABC: -53

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-Ratings Breakdown:
“America’s Got Talent” on NBC, of course, was the top-rated option on this first Tuesday (and first night) in August, with a hefty 8.3 rating/15 share in households from 8-10 p.m. Comparably, this was 14 percent above the 7.3/12 on the year-ago evening, which for a series in season 12 is unprecedented.

Once again, the rich stay rich in the summer while a newbie scripted drama like ABC’s “Somewhere Between” is lost at a mere 1.1/ 2 at 10 p.m. Leading out of “America’s Got Talent,” NBC’s “World of Dance” (#1: 4.5/ 8) is the only new network series resonating.

Elsewhere, repeat was the word of note. This is the summer, after all.

What follows are the household overnight results for Tuesday, July 25 by half-hour:

8:00 p.m.
ABC – “The Middle” (R): 2.0/ 4 (#3)
CBS – “NCIS” (R): 3.7/ 7 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent”: 7.8/14 (#1)
Fox – “Lethal Weapon” (R): 1.3/ 2 (#4)
CW – “The Flash” (R): 0.5/ 1 (#5)

8:30 p.m.
ABC – “Fresh Off the Boat” (R): 1.4/ 2 (#3)
CBS – “NCIS” (R): 3.8/ 7 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent”: 8.3/15 (#1)
Fox – “Lethal Weapon” (R): 1.2/ 2 (#4)
CW – “The Flash” (R): 0.5/ 1 (#5)

9:00 p.m.
ABC – “black-ish” (R): 1.5/ 3 (#3)
CBS – “Bull” (R): 3.5/ 6 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent”: 8.6/ 15 (#1)
Fox – “The Mick” (R): 0.9/ 2 (#4)
CW – “D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow” (R): 0.4/ 1 (#5)

9:30 p.m.
ABC – “black-ish” (R): 1.5/ 3 (#3)
CBS – “Bull” (R): 3.5/ 6 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent”: 8.6/1 5 (#1)
Fox – “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (R): 0.7/ 1 (#4)
CW – “D.C.’s Legends of Tomorrow” (R): 0.5/ 1 (#5)

10:00 p.m.
ABC – “Somewhere Between”: 1.2/ 2 (#3)
CBS – “NCIS: New Orleans” (R): 3.5/ 6 (#2)
NBC – “World of Dance”: 4.8/ 8 (#1)

10:30 p.m.
ABC – “Somewhere Between”: 1.1/ 2 (#3)
CBS – “NCIS: New Orleans” (R): 3.5/ 7 (#2)
NBC – “World of Dance”: 4.3/ 8 (#1)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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  1. I have to say Simon has been a nice guy on AGT. Tyra is doing a good job replacing Nick Cannon. What’s good about the show it is all kinds of talent.