'Talent' Tops Tuesday for NBC

Fast National ratings for Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2007

The final performance show on "America's Got Talent" led NBC to an across-the-board ratings victory Tuesday night.

NBC averaged a 6.0 rating/10 share for the night. CBS finished second with a 4.5/8, holding off ABC's 4.1/7. FOX, 2.4/4, came in fourth, while The CW was just a blip at 0.9/2.

The adults 18-49 demographic also went to NBC, which scored a 2.8 rating in the age group. CBS, 2.2, came in second, followed by ABC, 2.1, and FOX, 1.3. The CW failed to break the 1.0 barrier.

"America's Got Talent" earned a 6.3/11 for NBC at 8 p.m. CBS took second with an "NCIS" rerun, 5.7/10. "Just for Laughs" put ABC in third, well in front of FOX's "On the Lot" which drew a 1.4/3. The CW got a 1.0/2 from its "Gilmore Girls" rerun.

The conclusion of "Got Talent," 7.3/12, and "The Singing Bee," 5.9/10, kept NBC in the lead at 9 p.m. "Big Brother" posted a 5.0/8 for CBS, while ABC stayed in third with its "Primetime: Crime," 4.2/7. A "House" rerun on FOX delivered a 3.4/6. The CW finished its night with a "Beauty and the Geek" repeat.

At 10 p.m., "Law & Order: SVU" scored a 5.1/9 to complete NBC's sweep of the night. ABC's newsmagazine "i-Caught" was second at 3.6/6, beating out a repeat of "The Unit," 2.9/5, on CBS.

  • Ratings information is taken from fast national data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change.