TV Ratings: 'Talent' and Gordon Ramsay Take Tuesday, Olympic Trials Stay Strong
NBC sees boosts after swimming finals in "AGT" and "Love in the Wild," while Fox's "Hell's Kitchen" and "Masterchef" tie the network among adults 18-49.
NBC and Fox enjoyed another shared victory among adults 18-49 on Tuesday night, both posting a 2.2 rating in the key demo.
The Olympic trials, seeing some of the strongest total audience numbers since 2000, started the night with a 1.9 adults rating on NBC, before leading into a buoyant America's Got Talent -- up 7 percent for a 3.2 rating with 18-49-ers -- and Love in the Wild. The dating competition grew 23 percent for a 1.6 in the demo. NBC earned 7.8 million viewers for the night.
On Fox, Hell's Kitchen was steady with last Tuesday's 2.2 rating with adults 18-49, while MasterChef was up a tenth of a point for a 2.2 as well. The block brought in 5.3 million viewers.
Pulling ahead of the remaining broadcast networks' encores, Univision placed third in the demo with a 1.3 adults 18-49 rating and 3.4 million viewers.
CBS repeats brought the network a 1.1 rating with adults 18-49 and 6.7 million viewers, while ABC's encores averaged a 0.7 adults rating and 2.6 million viewers. The CW brought in just a 0.2 rating with 18-49-ers and 436,000 viewers.
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