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agt 8911 ratings 320 TV ratings: 'Talent' is Tuesday's top show, FOX leads in 18 49Fast National ratings for Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011

The ratings pattern that’s established itself over the past few Tuesday nights held again this week, with “America’s Got Talent” leading NBC to an overall win and FOX scoring the top spot among adults 18-49 thanks to “Hell’s Kitchen.”

NBC averaged 8.9 million viewers and a 5.5 rating/9 share in households for the night, beating out the 8.2 million and 5.6/9 for CBS. FOX (6.2 million, 3.8/6) came in third. ABC (4.7 million, 2.9/5) was fourth, and The CW’s repeats brought up the rear with 665,000 viewers and a 0.5/1.

FOX led the adults 18-49 demographic with a 2.6 rating. NBC took second with a 2.3. ABC’s 1.6 was good enough for third. CBS came in fourth with a 1.4, and The CW drew a 0.3.

]]>8 p.m. CBS: “NCIS” rerun (10.2 million viewers, 6.9/11 households)
FOX: “Hell’s Kitchen” (6.3 million, 3.8/6)
ABC: “Wipeout” (6.1 million, 3.6/6)
NBC: “It’s Worth What?” (4.4 million, 3.0/5)
The CW: “90210” rerun (761,000, 0.6/1) 18-49 leader: “Hell’s Kitchen” (2.8) 9 p.m. NBC: “America’s Got Talent” (11.15 million, 6.8/10)
CBS: “NCIS: Los Angeles” rerun (8.1 million, 5.4/8)
FOX: “Masterchef” (6.1 million, 3.7/6)
ABC: “Take the Money and Run” (4.7 million, 2.8/4)
The CW: “Shedding for the Wedding” rerun (570,000, 0.4/1) 18-49 leader: “America’s Got Talent” (2.9) 10 p.m. NBC: “America’s Got Talent” (11.2 million, 6.8/11)
CBS: “The Mentalist” rerun (6.2 million, 4.4/7)
ABC: “Combat Hospital” (3.4 million, 2.3/4) 18-49 leader: “America’s Got Talent” (3.0) Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company. More ratings at Zap2it: Daily, weekly and cable