TV ratings: 'America's Got Talent' and 'Food Fighters' propel NBC to easy win Tuesday

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americas-got-talent-ratings-aug-19-2014.JPGFast National ratings for Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

"America's Got Talent" is still the No. 1 show on Tuesday nights, though it was down slightly this week from last week's performance show. "Food Fighters" was up slightly over last week, however. Elsewhere, "Extreme Weight Loss" was down a bit for ABC.

Still, NBC finished on top for the night with 7.8 million viewers and a 4.7 rating/8 share in households. CBS was close behind with 7.1 million and a 4.8/8. The rest of the networks trailed: ABC at 3.5 million and a 2.4/4, FOX at 1.3 million and a 0.9/2 and The CW at 704,000 and a 0.5/1.

In the adults 18-49 demographic, NBC's margin of victory was a bit larger, earning a 1.6 rating to CBS and ABC's tie at 0.9, followed by FOX at 0.6 and The CW at 0.2.

Tuesday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS:
"NCIS" rerun (9 million viewers, 6.0/11 households)
NBC: "Food Fighters" (4.6 million, 2.8/5)
ABC: "Extreme Weight Loss" (3.4 million, 2.3/4)
FOX: "Family Guy" rerun (1.9 million, 1.1/2)/"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" rerun (1.4 million, 0.9/2)
The CW: "Arrow" rerun (771,000, 0.5/1)

18-49 leader: Tie - "NCIS" and "Food Fighters" (1.1)

9 p.m.

NBC:
"America's Got Talent" (9.3 million, 5.5/9)
CBS: "NCIS: Los Angeles" rerun (7 million, 4.8/8)
ABC: "Extreme Weight Loss" (3.4 million, 2.3/5)
FOX: "New Girl" rerun (1.1 million, 0.8/1)/"The Mindy Project" rerun (989,000, 0.7/1)
The CW: "Supernatural" rerun (637,000, 0.5/1)

18-49 leader: "America's Got Talent" (1.9)

10 p.m.

NBC:
"America's Got Talent" (9.5 million, 5.7/10)
CBS: "Person of Interest" rerun (5.2 million, 3.7/7)
ABC: "20/20" (3.7 million, 2.5/5)

18-49 leader: "America's Got Talent" (2.0)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.
Photo/Video credit: NBC