NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” again claimed the top Tuesday night slot by a wide margin. The telecast, which drew an audience of 13.8 million viewers, placed first in Nielsen’s ranking of primetime broadcast TV programs for July 29, 2008.
ABC’s “Wipeout” and CBS’s “NCIS” were again ranked second and third, respectively, with 9.6 million viewers and 8.5 million viewers each.
|1||AMERICA’S GOT TALENT||NBC||13,846,000|
|4||PRIMETIME: LAST LECTURE 2(S)-07/29/2008||ABC||7,653,000|
|5||CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD||NBC||7,533,000|
|6||LAW AND ORDER:SVU||NBC||7,206,000|
|7||BIG BROTHER 10-TUE||CBS||6,079,000|
|8||I SURVED-JAPANESE GM SHOW||ABC||5,664,000|
|9||WITHOUT A TRACE||CBS||5,269,000|
|Source: The Nielsen Company (July 29, 2008)|
Overall, NBC won the night — with an average audience of 9,565,000 viewers, while ABC took second place with 7,694,000 average viewers. CBS came in third with 6,616,000 viewers, and FOX trailed distantly in fourth place with 4,362,000 viewers.