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

Respectable Performance for Part 1 of 'The Story of the Royals' on ABC

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2018

Household Rating/Share
NBC: 4.5/ 8, ABC: 2.7/ 5, CBS and Fox: 2.4/ 4 each, CW: 0.4/ 1

Percent Change from the Year-Ago Evening:

ABC: +69, NBC: +10, Fox: – 4, CBS: -11, CW: -20

Ratings Breakdown:
A one-hour edition of “America’s Got Talent” led NBC to Wednesday overnight victory, with a 6.4 rating/12 share in households. Comparably, that bested competing “Big Brother” on CBS (#2: 3.7/ 7) by 73 percent.

In the specials department was part one of “The Story of the Royals” on ABC, with a 3.2/ 6 in households from 9-11 p.m., which finished second in the block behind the 3.5/ 6 for competing “World of Dance” on NBC. The conclusion of “The Story of the Royals” airs this evening.

Also original last night was two hours of “MasterChef” on Fox at a 2.4/ 4 from 8-10 p.m., and “The Burden of Truth” on The CW at a 0.5/ 1 in the 8 p.m. hour.

What follows are the household overnight ratings for Wednesday, August 22 broken out by half-hour:

8:00 p.m.
ABC – “The Goldbergs” (R): 1.8/ 3 (#4)
CBS – “Big Brother”: 3.9/ 7 (#1)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent”: 6.2/12 (#1)
Fox – “MasterChef”: 2.3/ 4 (#3)
CW – “Burden of Truth”: 0.6/ 1 (#5)

8:30 p.m.
ABC – “American Housewife” (R): 1.7/ 3 (#4)
CBS – “Big Brother”: 3.6/ 7 (#2)
NBC – “America’s Got Talent”: 6.7/12 (#1)
Fox – “MasterChef”: 2.4/ 4 (#3)
CW – “Burden of Truth”: 0.5/ 1 (#5)

9:00 p.m.
ABC – “The Story of the Royals” (part one): 3.2/ 6 (#2)
CBS – “SEAL Team” (R): 1.7/ 3 (#4)
NBC – “World of Dance”: 3.8/ 7 (#1)
Fox – “MasterChef”: 2.4/ 4 (#3)
CW – “Supergirl” (R): 0.3/ 1 (#5)

9:30 p.m.
ABC – “The Story of the Royals” (part one): 3.3/ 6 (#2)
CBS – “SEAL Team” (R): 1.8/ 3 (#4)
NBC – “World of Dance”: 3.6/ 6 (#1)
Fox – “MasterChef”: 2.5/ 4 (#3)
CW – “Supergirl” (R): 0.3/ 1 (#5)

10:00 p.m.
ABC – “The Story of the Royals” (part one): 3.1/ 6 (#2)
CBS – “Criminal Minds” (R): 1.8/ 3 (#3)
NBC – “World of Dance”: 3.3/ 6 (#1)

10:30 p.m.
ABC – “The Story of the Royals” (part one): 3.1/ 6 (#1t)
CBS – “Criminal Minds” (R): 1.8/ 4 (#3)
NBC – “World of Dance”: 3.1/ 6 (#1t)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

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