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Wednesday Overnights: ‘America’s Got Talent’ Leads NBC to Victory

More Erosion for 'BH90210' on Fox

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Household Rating/Share
NBC: 3.2/ 6, Fox: 2.3/ 9, CBS: 2.2/ 4, ABC: 1.6/ 3, CW: 0.5/ 1

Percent Change From Year-Ago Evening:
CW: +25, Fox: – 4, CBS: – 8, NBC: -29, ABC: -41

Ratings Breakdown:
The “America’s Got Talent” live results show on NBC topped the night with a 5.8 rating/11 share in households. Comparably, that bested competing “Big Brother” on CBS (#2: 3.2/ 6) by 81 percent. For more on “Big Brother,” click here

In week three news, “BH90210” on Fox dipped by nine percent from one week earlier with a 2.0/ 4 (#2) in the 9 p.m. hour. Two weeks earlier in opened with 1 3.3/ 6 in the household overnights. Comparably, “BH90210” was 29 percent below lead-in “Masterchef” (#3: 2.8/ 5 at 8 p.m.).

On NBC, musical competition “Songland” led the 9 p.m. time period with a 2.6/ 5 (which led into a modest 1.4/ 3 for “Hollywood Game Night” at 10 p.m.). But that was 56 percent below the 8:30 p.m. portion of “America’s Got Talent” (5.9/11).

Elsewhere, The CW featured recent summer entries “Bulletproof” (#5: 0.6/ 1 at 8 p.m.) and “Hyptnotize Me” (#5: 0.5/ 1 at 9 p.m.). And the remainder of the evening were repeat telecasts as follows:

8:00 p.m.
ABC – “The Golbergs” (R): 1.8/ 3 (#4)
CBS – “Big Brother”: 3.1/ 6 (#1)
NBC – “America’s Got America”: 5.6/11 (#1)
Fox – “Masterchef”: 2.7/ 5 (#1)
CW – “Bulletproof”: 0.6/ 1 (#5)

8:30 p.m.
ABC – “Schooled” (R): 1.3/ 2 (#4)
CBS – “Big Brother”: 3.0/ 6 (#1)
NBC – “America’s Got America”: 5.9/11 (#1)
Fox – “Masterchef”: 2.8/ 5 (#1)
CW – “Bulletproof”: 0.5/ 1 (#5)

9:00 p.m.
ABC – “Modern Family” (R): 1.5/ 3 (#4)
CBS – “SEAL Team” (R): 1.7/ 3 (#3)
NBC – “Songland”: 2.8/ 5 (#2)
Fox – “BH90210”: 2.0/ 4 (#2)
CW – “Hypnotize Me”: 0.5/ 1 (#5)

9:30 p.m.
ABC – “Single Parents” (R): 1.3/ 2 (#4)
CBS – “SEAL Team” (R): 1.7/ 3 (#3)
NBC – “Songland”: 2.3/ 4 (#2)
Fox – “BH90210”: 1.9/ 3 (#2)
CW – “Hypnotize Me”: 0.5/ 1 (#5)

10:00 p.m.
ABC – “Celebrity Family Feud” (R): 1.7/ 3 (#2)
CBS – “S.W.A.T.” (R): 1.8/ 3 (#1)
NBC – “Hollywood Game Night”: 1.7/ 3 (#2)

10:30 p.m.
ABC – “Celebrity Family Feud” (R): 1.8/ 3 (#2)
CBS – “S.W.A.T.” (R): 1.9/ 4 (#1)
NBC – “Hollywood Game Night”: 1.3/ 3 (#2)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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