‘America’s Got Talent’ Returns to Dominate Tuesday in TV Ratings

Tony Maglio
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“America’s Got Talent” returned from its week-after-July-4th-holiday hiatus, and the rest of broadcast television got in line. Tuesday’s episode of “AGT” was the final audition round of the season. Due to COVID-forced production shutdowns that only allowed for nine days of auditions to be held in the Dolby Theater, the two-hour installment was a hybrid of the in-person performances that were filmed pre-quarantine and at-home auditions submitted by contestants, which the judges watched together over video chat. NBC was first in ratings with a 1.0 rating/7 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 6.4 million, according to preliminary numbers. “America’s Got Talent” from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. averaged a 1.1/8 and 7.6 million viewers. At 10 p.m., “World of Dance” drew a 0.7/5 and 4 million viewers. Also Read: Time for 'Dancing With the Stars' to Look in the Mirror(ball) Over Ratings Decline CBS and Univision tied for second in ratings, both with a 0.5/3. CBS was second in total viewers with 4.5 million viewers, Univision was fourth with 1.6 million viewers. CBS aired all reruns last night. ABC was fourth in ratings with a 0.4/3 and in viewers with 2.6 million....

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