NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” claimed the top spot in Nielsen’s ranking of primetime broadcast TV programs for Tuesday, September 2.
The telecast drew an average audience of almost 10.8 million viewers, while CBS’s “NCIS” and FOX’s “House” were ranked second and third, respectively, with just under 8.2 million and almost 7.8 million average viewers each.
Coverage of the second night of the Republican National Convention on NBC also made the top ten.
|1||AMERICA’S GOT TALENT||NBC||10,772,000|
|4||BIG BROTHER 10-TUE||CBS||6,456,000|
|6||AL DIABLO CON GUAPOS TUE||UNI||5,834,000|
|7||FUEGO EN LA SANGRE TUE||UNI||5,468,000|
|10||DECISION ’08 REP CONV TUE(S)-09/02/2008||NBC||4,509,000|
|Source: The Nielsen Company (September 2, 2008)|
Overall, NBC won the night with an average audience of just over 8.6 million viewers, while FOX took second place with almost 6.4 million average viewers. CBS and Univision claimed third and fourth places — with more than 5.8 million and 4.9 million average viewers, respectively. The CW and ABC followed in fifth and sixth places, respectively, with average audiences of just over 4.6 million and 4.2 million viewers.