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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

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