americas got talent top 48 ratings TV Ratings: 'America's Got Talent' leads a light holiday eveFast National ratings for Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Now that “America’s Got Talent” has reached the live competition rounds, the show is picking up steam — and audience. “AGT” led a mostly slow Tuesday (July 3). The only other show that approached “AGT’s” numbers was CBS with an “NCIS” rerun.

Still, CBS led the evening over all, clocking an average of 6.6 million viewer (4.3/8), ahead of NBC with 6.1 million vieweres (3.8/7), FOX (5 million, 3.0/5), ABC (2.6 million (1.6/3) and The CW (383,000, 0/0.2).

In the adults 18-49 demographic, FOX — with “Masterchef” and “Hell’s Kitchen” — led the evening with a 2.0, followed by NBC (1.5), CBS (1.0), ABC (0.8) and The CW (0.1). ]]>8 p.m. CBS: “NCIS” rerun (8 million, 5.2/10)
FOX: “Hell’s Kitchen” (5 million, 3.0/6)
NBC: “America’s Got Talent” rerun (4.8 million, 3.2/6)
ABC: “Wipeout” rerun (3.4 million, 2.1/4)
The CW: “The Catalina” (510,000, 1/0.3) 18-49 leader: “Hell’s Kitchen” (1.9)
9 p.m. NBC: “America’s Got Talent” (9.2 million, 5.4/10)
CBS: “NCIS: Los Angeles” rerun (5.8 million, 3.7/7)
FOX: “Masterchef” (5.2 million, 3.0/5)
ABC: “”Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” rerun (1.8 million, 1.2/2)
The CW: “The L.A. Complex” rerun (256,000, 0.2/0) 18-49 leader: “America’s Got Talent” (2.3)
10 p.m. CBS: “48 Hours Mystery” (6 million, 4.1/7)
NBC: “Love in the Wild” (4.5 million, 2.7/5)
ABC: “Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition” rerun (2.5 million, 1.5/3) 18-49 leader: “Love in the Wild” (1.3) Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.