With "America's Got Talent" carrying NBC to victory in all measures, Tuesday's other very minor notables included an audience bump for CBS' "NCIS" repeat and a drop for ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss."
On to the numbers...
Among adults 18-49, NBC averaged a 1.6 rating for Tuesday night, comfortably ahead of the 0.9 rating for ABC and CBS in the key demographic. FOX averaged a 0.6 key demo rating, followed by The CW's 0.2 key demo rating for the night.
Overall, NBC averaged an estimated 7.8 million viewers and a 4.7 rating/8 share for Tuesday night. CBS averaged a 4.8/8, but only 7.1 million viewers for the night in second. There was a big drop to ABC's 2.4/4 and 3.49 million viewers and to FOX's 1.34 million viewers and 0.9/2, while The CW averaged 704,000 viewers and a 0.5/1 for the night.
8 p.m. - CBS won the 8 p.m. hour with 9.03 million viewers and a 1.1 rating among adults 18-49 for an "NCIS" repeat, up from last week in both measures. NBC's "Food Fighters" was a distant second with 4.63 million viewers and tied for first with a 1.1 key demo rating. ABC's "Extreme Weight Loss" was third with 3.38 million viewers and a 0.9 key demo rating, ahead of the 1.65 million viewers and 0.7 key demo rating for repeats of "Family Guy" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" on FOX. The CW's "Arrow" repeat averaged 771,000 viewers and a 0.3 key demo rating.
9 p.m. - NBC took over first in the 9 p.m. hour with 9.32 million viewers and a 1.9 rating among adults 18-49 for "America's Got Talent," down a hair from the comparable hour last week. CBS' "NCIS: Los Angeles" repeat was second with 7.03 million viewers and third with a 0.8 key demo rating. A second hour of "Extreme Weight Loss" was second with a 1.0 key demo rating and third with 3.36 million viewers. FOX's "New Girl" and "The Mindy Project" repeats averaged 1.025 million viewers and a 0.4 key demo rating, followed closely by the 637,000 viewers and 0.2 key demo rating for The CW's "Supernatural" repeats.
10 p.m. - "America's Got Talent" closed primetime in first with 9.45 million viewers and a 2.0 rating among adults 18-49 for NBC. CBS' "Person of Interest" repeat averaged 5.23 million viewers for second and a 0.7 key demo rating for third, compared to the 0.8 key demo rating and 3.73 million viewers for ABC's "20/20: From Hell."
All ratings information comes from preliminary Fast National Nielsen data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are subject to change.