10:22am PT by Michael O'Connell
TV Ratings: 'Running Wild' Pops in Tuesday Move, 'Bachelor in Paradise' Jumps
NBC handily won Tuesday night with the pairing of America's Got Talent and Running Wild With Bear Grylls.
For Talent, its steady 2.4 rating among adults 18-49 topped all other TV series for the night — holding with last week's showing. Running Wild improved nearly 30 percent from its Monday return to a 1.4 rating in the key demo and hit a high in total viewers (5.3 million viewers).
ABC scored second-place status with the return of Bachelor in Paradise. It also jumped nearly 30 percent from its year-ago premiere with a 1.4 rating among adults 18-49, leading into a displaced Mistresses (0.6 adults).
On CBS, Zoo was slightly improved with a 0.8 rating among adults 18-49.
Fox had back-to-back episodes of Coupled, which averaged a respective 0.5 and 0.4 rating in the key demo.
The CW had lifted outings for Whose Line Is It Anyway? (0.5 adults) and MADtv (0.4 adults).