TV Ratings: FOX's 'Kitchen,' NBC's 'Talent' pace Tuesday split
FOX wins the key demo, but NBC wins overall
"America's Got Talent" dominated the second half of primetime to help NBC win Tuesday overall, while "Hell's Kitchen
" helped FOX win the evening among young viewers.
Among adults 18-49, FOX averaged a 2.5 rating, edging out NBC's 2.4 rating in the key demographic. ABC's 1.6 rating and the 1.3 rating for CBS followed. The CW averaged a 0.2 rating for the night.
Overall, though, FOX averaged an estimated 9.32 million viewers for the night, along with a 5.4 rating/9 share. CBS finished second with 7.42 million viewers and a 4.9/8. FOX's 3.5/6 and 6 million viewers finished third, with ABC's 3.0/5 and 5.13 million viewers in fourth. The CW drew 559,000 viewers.
8 p.m. -
CBS started primetime in first wit
9 p.m. -
NBC stormed into first for the 9 p.m. hour with 11.34 million viewers and a 2.9 rating among adults 18-49 for "America's Got Talent." CBS was second overall with 7.96 million viewers for "NCIS: Los Angeles" (but fourth among young viewers). FOX's "MasterChef" averaged 5.84 million viewers for third overall and a 2.4 key demo rating for second. ABC's premiere of "Take the Money & Run
" averaged 5.14 million viewers for fourth and a 1.9 key demo rating for third. On The CW, "Shedding for the Wedding" averaged an impressively low 399,000 viewers (including a "0" share overall).Â
10 p.m. -
"America's Got Talent" stayed in first for the 10 p.m. hour, bringing 11.83 million viewers and a 3.0 key demo rating to NBC. CBS' "48 Hours Mystery" was second with 4.79 million viewers. ABC's "Combat Hospital
" averaged 3.75 million viewers in third.
All ratings information comes from preliminary Fast National Nielsen data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are subject to change.