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Wednesday Final Ratings: ‘America’s Got Talent’ Season Finale Delivers NBC’s Best Non-Olympic Results in the Time Period in One Year

The season finale of “America’s Got Talent” (2.1/10 in 18-49, 12.9 million viewers overall from 8-10:02 p.m. ET):
· Surges +31 percent week to week in 18-49 (2.1 vs. 1.6) and +2.7 million persons or +27 percent in total viewers (12.9 million vs. 10.2 million).
· Delivers NBC’s top non-Olympic results in the time period in persons 18-49 and total viewers since Sept. 20, 2017 (3.0 in 18-49, 15.6 million viewers overall).
· Jumps +91 percent above NBC’s timeslot average this summer in 18-49 (2.1 vs. 1.1, L+SD) and +7.1 million persons or +123 percent in total viewers (12.879 million vs. 5.775 million).
· Has joined Tuesday’s “AGT” performance finale (13.0 million) to rank as the #1 and #2 most-watched entertainment programs on television in the last four months (since the May 10 “Big Bang Theory” season finale, 15.5 million).

(Source: NBC)

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s broadcast network telecasts on Wednesday, September 19:

The Goldbergs (R) (ABC, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
253 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 3.048 million viewers
• 2.0/4 HH
• 0.7/3 A18-49 (0.8/4 F18-49, 0.5/3 M18-49)
• 0.4/3 A18-34 (0.5/3 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
• 0.9/4 A25-54 (1.1/4 F25-54, 0.7/3 M25-54)
• Median age: 57.4

American Housewife (R) (ABC, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
253 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 2.304 million viewers
• 1.5/3 HH
• 0.5/3 A18-49 (0.6/3 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
• 0.7/3 A25-54 (0.9/3 F25-54, 0.6/2 M25-54)
• Median age: 56.2

Modern Family (R) (ABC, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
253 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 2.287 million viewers
• 1.5/3 HH
• 0.6/2 A18-49 (0.6/3 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.4/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
• 0.8/3 A25-54 (0.9/3 F25-54, 0.7/3 M25-54)
• Median age: 55.1

Modern Family (RS) (ABC, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
260 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 2.258 million viewers
• 1.5/3 HH
• 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.6/2 F18-49, 0.5/2 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 0.8/3 A25-54 (0.9/3 F25-54, 0.7/3 M25-54)
• Median age: 55.1

Shark Tank (R) (ABC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
252 affiliates; 88% coverage
• 2.077 million viewers
• 1.4/3 HH
• 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.6/3 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
• 0.7/3 A25-54 (0.8/3 F25-54, 0.6/2 M25-54)
• Median age: 56.9

Big Brother 20 (CBS, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 5.559 million viewers
• 3.5/7 HH
• 1.5/7 A18-49 (1.8/8 F18-49, 1.2/6 M18-49)
• 0.9/7 A18-34 (1.1/7 F18-34, 0.8/6 M18-34)
• 2.0/7 A25-54 (2.3/8 F25-54, 1.6/6 M25-54)
• Median age: 53.5

SEAL Team (R) (CBS, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 2.473 million viewers
• 1.7/3 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49 (0.5/2 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
• 0.2/2 A18-34 (0.2/1 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 0.6/2 A25-54 (0.7/2 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)
• Median age: 59.4

Criminal Minds (R) (CBS, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 3.111 million viewers
• 2.1/4 HH
• 0.5/2 A18-49 (0.6/3 F18-49, 0.4/2 M18-49)
• 0.3/2 A18-34 (0.3/2 F18-34, 0.3/2 M18-34)
• 0.7/3 A25-54 (0.9/3 F25-54, 0.5/2 M25-54)
• Median age: 60.5

America’s Got Talent (F) (NBC, 8:00 PM, 122 min.)
244 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 12.879 million viewers
• 7.6/15 HH
• 2.1/10 A18-49 (2.4/10 F18-49, 1.8/9 M18-49)
• 1.2/8 A18-34 (1.4/9 F18-34, 1.0/8 M18-34)
• 3.0/11 A25-54 (3.4/12 F25-54, 2.7/10 M25-54)
• Median age: 60.3

I Feel Bad (P) (NBC, 10:02 PM, 29 min.)
244 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 5.723 million viewers
• 3.6/7 HH
• 1.1/5 A18-49 (1.3/6 F18-49, 0.8/4 M18-49)
• 0.6/4 A18-34 (0.7/4 F18-34, 0.4/3 M18-34)
• 1.6/6 A25-54 (1.8/6 F25-54, 1.3/5 M25-54)
• Median age: 58.6

I Feel Bad (S) (NBC, 10:31 PM, 29 min.)
244 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 3.983 million viewers
• 2.6/6 HH
• 0.8/4 A18-49 (0.9/4 F18-49, 0.6/3 M18-49)
• 0.4/3 A18-34 (0.5/3 F18-34, 0.2/2 M18-34)
• 1.1/5 A25-54 (1.3/5 F25-54, 0.9/4 M25-54)
• Median age: 58.1

MasterChef (Fox, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 3.274 million viewers
• 2.0/4 HH
• 1.0/5 A18-49 (1.1/5 F18-49, 0.8/4 M18-49)
• 0.5/4 A18-34 (0.7/4 F18-34, 0.4/4 M18-34)
• 1.3/5 A25-54 (1.4/5 F25-54, 1.1/5 M25-54)
• Median age: 52.4

MasterChef (F) (Fox, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
256 affiliates; 89% coverage
• 3.853 million viewers
• 2.4/5 HH
• 1.1/5 A18-49 (1.3/5 F18-49, 0.9/5 M18-49)
• 0.6/4 A18-34 (0.8/5 F18-34, 0.5/4 M18-34)
• 1.5/5 A25-54 (1.7/6 F25-54, 1.3/5 M25-54)
• Median age: 52.0

Burden of Truth (CW, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
262 affiliates; 88% coverage
• 0.671 million viewers
• 0.5/1 HH
• 0.1/1 A18-49 (0.2/1 F18-49, 0.1/0 M18-49)
• 0.1/0 A18-34 (0.1/0 F18-34, 0.0/0 M18-34)
• 0.2/1 A25-54 (0.2/1 F25-54, 0.2/1 M25-54)
• Median age: 59.9

Supergirl (R) (CW, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
262 affiliates; 88% coverage
• 0.423 million viewers
• 0.3/1 HH
• 0.1/0 A18-49 (0.2/1 F18-49, 0.1/0 M18-49)
• 0.1/0 A18-34 (0.1/1 F18-34, 0.0/0 M18-34)
• 0.2/1 A25-54 (0.2/1 F25-54, 0.1/0 M25-54)
• Median age: 53.8

Blue Bloods (R) (ION, 6:00 PM, 60 min.)
80% coverage
• 0.952 million viewers
• 0.7/2 HH
• 0.2/1 A18-49
• 0.1 A18-34
• 0.2 A25-54
• Median age: 60.2

Blue Bloods (R) (ION, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
80% coverage
• 1.009 million viewers
• 0.7/2 HH
• 0.2/1 A18-49
• 0.1 A18-34
• 0.3 A25-54
• Median age: 60.7

Blue Bloods (R) (ION, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
80% coverage
• 1.462 million viewers
• 1.0/2 HH
• 0.2/1 A18-49
• 0.1 A18-34
• 0.3 A25-54
• Median age: 65.2

Blue Bloods (R) (ION, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
80% coverage
• 1.503 million viewers
• 1.0/2 HH
• 0.2/1 A18-49
• 0.1 A18-34
• 0.4 A25-54
• Median age: 62.5

Blue Bloods (R) (ION, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
80% coverage
• 1.468 million viewers
• 1.0/2 HH
• 0.2/1 A18-49
• 0.1 A18-34
• 0.4 A25-54
• Median age: 62.6

La Rosa de Guadalupe (Univision, 7:00 PM, 60 min.)
69% coverage
• 1.533 million viewers
• 0.8/2 HH
• 0.5/3 A18-49
• Median age: 46.8

Fútbol Central (S) (Univision, 8:00 PM, 26 min.)
74% coverage
• 0.974 million viewers
• 0.5/1 HH
• 0.3/2 A18-49
• Median age: 45.5

Campeones Cup 2018 Tigres UANL vs. Toronto FC (Univision, 8:26 PM, 154 min.)
74% coverage
• 1.107 million viewers
• 0.6/1 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49
• Median age: 40.6

Reto 4 Elementos: Naturaleza Extrema (UniMás, 7:00 PM, 180 min.)
51% coverage
• 0.276 million viewers
• 0.1/0 HH
• 0.1/1 A18-49
• Median age: 39.1

La Jefa del Campeon (UniMás, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
51% coverage
• 0.345 million viewers
• 0.2/0 HH
• 0.1/1 A18-49
• Median age: 46.1

Exatlón Estados Unidos (Telemundo, 7:00 PM, 120 min.)
56% coverage
• 1.357 million viewers
• 0.8/2 HH
• 0.4/2 A18-49
• 0.3/3 A18-34
• Median age: 45.4

Falsa Identidad (Telemundo, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
56% coverage
• 1.482 million viewers
• 0.8/2 HH
• 0.5/2 A18-49
• 0.4/2 A18-34
• Median age: 45.9

El Señor de Los Cielos VI (Telemundo, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
56% coverage
• 1.814 million viewers
• 1.0/2 HH
• 0.7/4 A18-49
• 0.5/4 A18-34
• Median age: 42.9

What follows are the Live + Same Day rating results for the night’s select cable telecasts on Wednesday, September 19 (with the night’s cable ranks according to households, total viewers and demo ratings in parentheses):

Dragon Ball Super (repeat) (ADSM, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.438 million viewers (#78)
• 0.29 HH (#78)
• 0.18 A18-49 (#54)
• 0.19 A18-34 (#26)
• 0.18 A25-54 (#63)

Dragon Ball Super (repeat) (ADSM, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.492 million viewers (#73)
• 0.36 HH (#68)
• 0.21 A18-49 (#38)
• 0.24 A18-34 (#15)
• 0.20 A25-54 (#59)

American Dad (repeat) (ADSM, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.616 million viewers (#53)
• 0.43 HH (#46)
• 0.31 A18-49 (#18)
• 0.28 A18-34 (#13)
• 0.31 A25-54 (#30)

American Dad (repeat) (ADSM, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.906 million viewers (#35)
• 0.58 HH (#36)
• 0.46 A18-49 (#12)
• 0.44 A18-34 (#7)
• 0.45 A25-54 (#17)

Bob’s Burgers (repeat) (ADSM, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.986 million viewers (#31)
• 0.65 HH (#33)
• 0.52 A18-49 (#10)
• 0.53 A18-34 (#5)
• 0.52 A25-54 (#14)

Bob’s Burgers (repeat) (ADSM, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.082 million viewers (#24)
• 0.69 HH (#28)
• 0.55 A18-49 (#6)
• 0.56 A18-34 (#4)
• 0.55 A25-54 (#11)

Real Housewives of Dallas (BRAVO, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.683 million viewers (#44)
• 0.52 HH (#39)
• 0.24 A18-49 (#33)
• 0.14 A18-34 (#51)
• 0.30 A25-54 (#34)

South Park (repeat) (CMDY, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.277 million viewers (#92)
• 0.18 HH (#91)
• 0.13 A18-49 (#80)
• 0.17 A18-34 (#34)
• 0.15 A25-54 (#74)

South Park (repeat) (CMDY, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.286 million viewers (#90)
• 0.19 HH (#89)
• 0.13 A18-49 (#80)
• 0.16 A18-34 (#38)
• 0.15 A25-54 (#74)

South Park (repeat) (CMDY, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.298 million viewers (#88)
• 0.20 HH (#87)
• 0.15 A18-49 (#66)
• 0.18 A18-34 (#31)
• 0.15 A25-54 (#74)

South Park (repeat) (CMDY, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.274 million viewers (#93)
• 0.19 HH (#89)
• 0.15 A18-49 (#66)
• 0.18 A18-34 (#31)
• 0.14 A25-54 (#80)

South Park (repeat) (CMDY, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.289 million viewers (#89)
• 0.20 HH (#87)
• 0.15 A18-49 (#66)
• 0.16 A18-34 (#38)
• 0.14 A25-54 (#80)

South Park (repeat) (CMDY, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.357 million viewers (#84)
• 0.25 HH (#83)
• 0.19 A18-49 (#50)
• 0.17 A18-34 (#34)
• 0.19 A25-54 (#62)

Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.948 million viewers (#33)
• 0.69 HH (#28)
• 0.18 A18-49 (#54)
• 0.05 A18-34 (#95)
• 0.27 A25-54 (#40)

Cuomo Prime Time (CNN, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.115 million viewers (#23)
• 0.78 HH (#19)
• 0.21 A18-49 (#38)
• 0.08 A18-34 (#83)
• 0.32 A25-54 (#29)

Cuomo Prime Time (CNN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.021 million viewers (#30)
• 0.72 HH (#24)
• 0.20 A18-49 (#44)
• 0.07 A18-34 (#84)
• 0.28 A25-54 (#39)

Total Divas (E!, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.454 million viewers (#77)
• 0.29 HH (#78)
• 0.20 A18-49 (#44)
• 0.15 A18-34 (#44)
• 0.23 A25-54 (#53)

MLB Monday Night – Early Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees (ESPN, 7:00 PM, 207 min.)
• 1.044 million viewers (#29)
• 0.72 HH (#24)
• 0.30 A18-49 (#19)
• 0.21 A18-34 (#22)
• 0.36 A25-54 (#24)

MLB Wednesday Night – Late Colorado Rockies at Los Angeles Dodgers (ESPN, 10:27 PM, 169 min.)
• 0.822 million viewers (#37)
• 0.58 HH (#36)
• 0.27 A18-49 (#25)
• 0.23 A18-34 (#17)
• 0.34 A25-54 (#26)

Guy’s Grocery Games (FOOD, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 0.707 million viewers (#40)
• 0.49 HH (#40)
• 0.23 A18-49 (#35)
• 0.17 A18-34 (#34)
• 0.31 A25-54 (#30)

Big Food Truck Tip (FOOD, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.589 million viewers (#59)
• 0.38 HH (#64)
• 0.19 A18-49 (#50)
• 0.13 A18-34 (#55)
• 0.24 A25-54 (#48)

Big Food Truck Tip (FOOD, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.567 million viewers (#61)
• 0.35 HH (#70)
• 0.19 A18-49 (#50)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#61)
• 0.24 A25-54 (#48)

Tucker Carlson Tonight (FOXNC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 3.254 million viewers (#2)
• 2.18 HH (#2)
• 0.34 A18-49 (#15)
• 0.16 A18-34 (#38)
• 0.55 A25-54 (#11)

Hannity (FOXNC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 3.744 million viewers (#1)
• 2.51 HH (#1)
• 0.33 A18-49 (#16)
• 0.15 A18-34 (#44)
• 0.58 A25-54 (#10)

The Ingraham Angle (FOXNC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 3.055 million viewers (#4)
• 2.10 HH (#4)
• 0.27 A18-49 (#25)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#61)
• 0.46 A25-54 (#16)

American Horror Story Apocalypse (FX, 10:00 PM, 61 min.)
• 2.210 million viewers (#6)
• 1.31 HH (#7)
• 1.07 A18-49 (#1)
• 0.97 A18-34 (#1)
• 1.13 A25-54 (#1)

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.420 million viewers (#80)
• 0.26 HH (#81)
• 0.25 A18-49 (#29)
• 0.24 A18-34 (#15)
• 0.27 A25-54 (#40)

Goodfellas (HBO, 8:00 PM, 145 min.)
• 0.612 million viewers (#57)
• 0.40 HH (#54)
• 0.21 A18-49 (#38)
• 0.10 A18-34 (#76)
• 0.26 A25-54 (#42)

Property Brothers (HGTV, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.503 million viewers (#15)
• 1.04 HH (#14)
• 0.29 A18-49 (#21)
• 0.20 A18-34 (#25)
• 0.40 A25-54 (#21)

House Hunters (HGTV, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.603 million viewers (#12)
• 1.11 HH (#10)
• 0.29 A18-49 (#21)
• 0.19 A18-34 (#26)
• 0.44 A25-54 (#19)

House Hunters International (HGTV, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.511 million viewers (#14)
• 1.09 HH (#12)
• 0.27 A18-49 (#25)
• 0.15 A18-34 (#44)
• 0.38 A25-54 (#22)

Forged in Fire (HIST, 9:00 PM, 63 min.)
• 1.141 million viewers (#19)
• 0.67 HH (#31)
• 0.35 A18-49 (#13)
• 0.22 A18-34 (#20)
• 0.48 A25-54 (#15)

Homicide Hunter Lt. Joe Kenda (ID, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.419 million viewers (#17)
• 0.99 HH (#16)
• 0.28 A18-49 (#24)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#61)
• 0.41 A25-54 (#20)

All In with Chris Hayes (MSNBC, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.871 million viewers (#7)
• 1.33 HH (#6)
• 0.17 A18-49 (#58)
• 0.06 A18-34 (#88)
• 0.26 A25-54 (#42)

Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 3.082 million viewers (#3)
• 2.13 HH (#3)
• 0.35 A18-49 (#13)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#61)
• 0.53 A25-54 (#13)

Last Word with Lawrence Odonnell (MSNBC, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 2.365 million viewers (#5)
• 1.66 HH (#5)
• 0.23 A18-49 (#35)
• 0.09 A18-34 (#81)
• 0.34 A25-54 (#26)

Teen Mom: Where Are They Now? Mackenzie McGee (MTV, 9:00 PM, 61 min.)
• 0.486 million viewers (#75)
• 0.32 HH (#73)
• 0.29 A18-49 (#21)
• 0.23 A18-34 (#17)
• 0.29 A25-54 (#37)

Are You The One Season 7 (MTV, 10:01 PM, 61 min.)
• 0.416 million viewers (#82)
• 0.26 HH (#81)
• 0.24 A18-49 (#33)
• 0.28 A18-34 (#13)
• 0.21 A25-54 (#58)

I Am Frankie (NICK, 8:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.661 million viewers (#46)
• 0.45 HH (#44)
• 0.14 A18-49 (#74)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#61)
• 0.13 A25-54 (#85)

Greenleaf (OWN, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.420 million viewers (#16)
• 0.99 HH (#16)
• 0.30 A18-49 (#19)
• 0.17 A18-34 (#34)
• 0.45 A25-54 (#17)

The Big Bang Theory (repeat) (TBS, 8:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.753 million viewers (#11)
• 1.11 HH (#10)
• 0.55 A18-49 (#6)
• 0.34 A18-34 (#10)
• 0.71 A25-54 (#5)

The Big Bang Theory (repeat) (TBS, 9:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.817 million viewers (#8)
• 1.17 HH (#8)
• 0.56 A18-49 (#5)
• 0.37 A18-34 (#8)
• 0.75 A25-54 (#2)

The Big Bang Theory (repeat) (TBS, 9:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.813 million viewers (#9)
• 1.15 HH (#9)
• 0.54 A18-49 (#8)
• 0.33 A18-34 (#11)
• 0.74 A25-54 (#3)

The Big Bang Theory (repeat) (TBS, 10:00 PM, 30 min.)
• 1.762 million viewers (#10)
• 1.09 HH (#12)
• 0.54 A18-49 (#8)
• 0.32 A18-34 (#12)
• 0.74 A25-54 (#3)

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee (TBS, 10:30 PM, 30 min.)
• 0.939 million viewers (#34)
• 0.60 HH (#35)
• 0.25 A18-49 (#29)
• 0.12 A18-34 (#61)
• 0.35 A25-54 (#25)

Campeones Cup 2018 Tigres UANL vs. Toronto FC (UDN, 8:26 PM, 154 min.)
• 0.271 million viewers (#94)
• 0.17 HH (#92)
• 0.13 A18-49 (#80)
• 0.10 A18-34 (#76)
• 0.14 A25-54 (#80)

Suits (USA, 8:59 PM, 62 min.)
• 1.078 million viewers (#25)
• 0.72 HH (#24)
• 0.26 A18-49 (#28)
• 0.16 A18-34 (#38)
• 0.33 A25-54 (#28)

The Sinner (USA, 10:01 PM, 66 min.)
• 1.128 million viewers (#22)
• 0.75 HH (#22)
• 0.25 A18-49 (#29)
• 0.15 A18-34 (#44)
• 0.31 A25-54 (#30)

Black Ink Crew Chicago 4 (VH1, 8:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.133 million viewers (#21)
• 0.78 HH (#19)
• 0.58 A18-49 (#3)
• 0.49 A18-34 (#6)
• 0.61 A25-54 (#9)

Black Ink Crew 7 (VH1, 9:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.309 million viewers (#18)
• 0.89 HH (#18)
• 0.69 A18-49 (#2)
• 0.68 A18-34 (#2)
• 0.71 A25-54 (#5)

Black Ink Crew 7 (VH1, 10:00 PM, 60 min.)
• 1.136 million viewers (#20)
• 0.76 HH (#21)
• 0.58 A18-49 (#3)
• 0.58 A18-34 (#3)
• 0.62 A25-54 (#8)

Source: Live+Same Day data, Nielsen Media Research

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