TV ratings: '20/20' Robin Williams special solid, 'America's Got Talent' steady Tuesday

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agt-ratings-aug-12-14.jpgFast National ratings for Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

A "20/20" special about Robin Williams pulled in solid ratings for ABC Tuesday night, drawing its time period's biggest audience of the summer.

Also Tuesday, "America's Got Talent" held onto its spot as the night's No. 1 show, holding steady with last week's adults 18-49 and increasing a bit in viewers. "Extreme Weight Loss" was also even for ABC.

NBC finished on top for the night with 7.8 million viewers and a 4.6 rating/8 share in households. CBS (6.3 million, 4.1/7) came in second, beating out ABC's 5.05 million and 3.4/6. FOX (1.4 million, 1.0/2) took fourth, while The CW drew 824,000 people and a 0.5/1.

NBC also topped the 18-49 demographic with a 1.7 rating. ABC finished second with a 1.3. CBS (0.9), FOX (0.6) and The CW (0.3) all missed the 1.0 mark.

Tuesday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS:
"NCIS" rerun (8.1 million viewers, 5.2/9 households)
NBC: "Food Fighters" (4.4 million, 2.7/5)
ABC: "Extreme Weight Loss" (3.8 million, 2.5/5)
FOX: "Family Guy" rerun (1.8 million, 1.2/2)/"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" rerun (1.5 million, 1.0/2)
The CW: "Arrow" rerun (804,000, 0.6/1)

18-49 leader: "Food Fighters" (1.1)

9 p.m.

NBC:
"America's Got Talent" (9.4 million, 5.5/9)
CBS: "NCIS: Los Angeles" rerun (6.1 million, 4.0/7)
ABC: "Extreme Weight Loss" (4.1 million, 2.7/5)
FOX: "New Girl" rerun (1.15 million, 0.8/1)/"The Mindy Project" rerun (1.3 million, 0.9/1)
The CW: "Supernatural" rerun (843,000, 0.5/1)

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

10 p.m.

NBC:
"America's Got Talent" (9.7 million, 5.7/10)
ABC: "20/20" special - "The Life and Death of Robin Williams" (7.2 million, 4.8/8)
CBS: "Person of Interest" rerun (4.85 million, 3.2/6)

18-49 leader: "America's Got Talent" (2.1)

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