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'America's Got Talent' Leads NBC to Ratings Win

'America's Got Talent' Leads NBC to Ratings Win

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NBC has finished #1 for the primetime ratings week of July 1-7 in adults 18-49 and total viewers and is #1 or tied for #1 among the Big 4 networks in most other key measure, according to “live plus same day” viewership figures from Nielsen Media Research.

In total viewers, Tuesday’s encore recap of “America’s Got Talent” is #1 for the week, with Thursday’s 8-10 p.m. “Macy's 4th of July Fireworks® Spectacular” #3 and Monday’s “American Ninja Warrior” #7.

In adults 18-49, NBC place seven shows among the top 15 primetime telecasts of the week: the Tuesday “AGT” recap (tied for #4), Thursday’s 8-10 p.m. “Macy’s” coverage (tied for #6), “Ninja Warrior” (tied for #8), “Songland” and a 10-11 p.m.”Macy’s” recap (tied for #10) and Monday’s “Dateline NBC” and a Sunday “AGT” encore (tied for #12).

Season to date, NBC ranks #1 among ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox in adults 18-49 and is #1 or tied for #1 among those nets in adults 25-54, adults 18-34, men 25-54 and all key adult-female demos. In total viewers, excluding sports, NBC is running within 1.266 million persons of #1 CBS, NBC’s closest position to #1 in total viewers at this point in the season, excluding sports, in 16 years, since trailing by 621,000 persons at this time in 2002-03.

Weekly ratings are “live plus same day” figures from Nielsen Media Research unless otherwise noted. Season-to-date ratings are averages of “live plus seven day” data except for the two most recent weeks, which are “live plus same day.”

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