TV Ratings: 'Running Wild' Pops in Tuesday Move, 'Bachelor in Paradise' Jumps

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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).