'America's Got Talent,' 'American Ninja Warrior' and 'Last Comic Standing' renewed for 2015
"The renewal of these three series is evidence that we continue to hit our stride in delivering quality entertainment to a broad viewership," says Paul Telegdy, NBC's head of alternative and late-night programming. "All of the hard-working talented people on these shows -- both behind and in front of the camera -- should feel very proud of their achievements."
"AGT" has been the top unscripted show on the broadcast networks so far this summer, averaging a 3.1 rating in adults 18-49 and 12.4 million viewers in the "most current" Nielsen ratings (a combination of Live +7 and same-day results).
"Last Comic Standing" is getting its ninth season; this summer's run draws a 1.7 in adults 18-49 and 5.1 million viewers. "Ninja Warrior," which is renewed for a fourth year, scores a 1.8 in the 18-49 demo and 5.3 million viewers.