TV Ratings: 'America's Got Talent' propels NBC to a viewers win

americas-got-talent-june-4.jpgFast National ratings for Monday, June 4, 2012.

"America's Got Talent"
propelled NBC to a viewers win and was also the most-watched program of the night, while the "Hell's Kitchen" and "Masterchef" premieres were strong in the 18-49 demo to help FOX win that.

NBC averaged 7.3 million viewers, up a million over last Monday, and a 4.3 rating/7 share in households. ABC was next with 6.2 million, 4.3/7, then CBS with 5.4 million and a 3.6/6. FOX was fourth with 5.3 million, 3.1/5 and the CW was last with 442,000 and 0.3/0.

In the 18-49 demo, FOX won with a 2.3, followed by NBC (2.1), ABC (1.7), CBS (1.3) and the CW (0.1).

Monday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

NBC:
"America's Got Talent" (12 million viewers, 7.2/12 households)
ABC: "The Bachelorette" (6.7 million, 4.6/8)
FOX: "Hell's Kitchen" premiere (5.4 million, 3.2/5)
CBS: "How I Met Your Mother" rerun (4.2 million, 2.8/5)/"2 Broke Girls" rerun (4.5 million, 3.0/5)
The CW: "Breaking Pointe" rerun (550,000, 0.4/1)

18-49 leader: "America's Got Talent" (3.2)

9 p.m.

ABC:
"The Bachelorette" (6.8 million, 4.7/7)
NBC: "American Ninja Warrior" (6.7 million, 3.6/6)
CBS: "Two and a Half Men" rerun (6.5 million, 4.3/7)/"Mike & Molly" rerun (5.9 million, 4.0/6)
FOX: "MasterChef" premiere (5.2 million, 3.1/5)
The CW: "The Catalina" rerun (335,000, 0.2/0)

18-49 leader: "The Bachelorette" and "American Ninja Warrior" tied at 2.2

10 p.m.

CBS:
"Hawaii Five-0" rerun (5.6 million, 3.8/6)
ABC: "Castle" rerun (5.2 million, 3.6/6)
NBC: "Grimm" rerun (3.2 million, 1.9/3)

18-49 leader: "Hawaii Five-0" (1.2)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.


Photo/Video credit: NBC
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