8:58am PT by Michael O'Connell
TV Ratings: Gordon Ramsay and 'Talent' Top in Demo, ABC's 'Trust' Fizzles
Both posting a 2.6 rating among adults 18-49, Gordon Ramsay's Hell's Kitchen and MasterChef once again topped Tuesday in the demo, each rising a tenth of a point from last week. The two broadcasts tied America's Got Talent as the night's strongest performers with 18-49-ers and averaged 6.2 million viewers.
NBC's steady America's Got Talent, also posting a 2.6 adults rating, led into the similarly flat Love in the Wild finale. The destination dating competition earned a 1.3 rating among adults 18-49 in its last telecast of the summer. The network averaged a 2.2 adults rating and 8.4 million viewers.
Placing third in the demo was Univision with a 1.4 rating among adults 18-49 for the night.
Encores of NCIS, NCIS: LA and Person of Interest all earned a 1.1 adults rating on CBS, averaging 6.3 million viewers.
ABC averaged a 0.8 rating among adults 18-49 after repeats of The Middle and Last Man Standing outperformed back-to-back episodes of Trust Us With Your Life. The game show fell 33 percent from last week, earning a 0.6 adults rating during each half hour. ABC News' N.Y. Med was down a tenth of a point for a 1.1 rating among 18-49-ers. The network averaged 3.1 million viewers.
A new episode of The L.A. Complex pulled a 0.2 rating among 18-49-ers on The CW.