9:44am PT by Philiana Ng
TV Ratings: 'America's Got Talent' Tops Tuesday
NBC topped Tuesday in the ratings with the help of America's Got Talent.
America's Got Talent (12.4 million total viewers, 3.3 rating in the adults 18-49 demographic) was the night's top-rated broadcast program, despite dipping 18 percent. Compared to the same night last summer, Talent is up 10 percent in the demo and also drawing 18 percent (or 1.9 million) more viewers.
The premiere of game show It's Worth What? (6.7 million, 1.8) delivered gains compared to NBC's 8 p.m. time slot average last summer in the ad-coveted demo. NBC topped in viewers and the demo.
Fox's Hell's Kitchen (5.8 million, 2.5) was steady with its season premiere on Monday, dominating its 8 p.m. hour in the adult demos. MasterChef (5.3 million, 2.2) improved 5 percent.
ABC's 101 Ways to Leave a Game Show (4.8 million, 1.5) sank to its series low and medical drama Combat Hospital (3.8 million, 0.8) tied a low.