Tuesday TV Ratings: NBC’s ‘AGT’ & ‘World of Dance’ Premieres Win the Night

America's Got Talent Season 15 Premiere
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NBC ruled Tuesday night’s primetime broadcast television with the season premieres of America’s Got Talent and World of Dance grabbing viewership highs in the 18-49 demographic.

For AGT, the 15th season premiere with new judge Sofia Vergara (Modern Family) making her debut took the lead in both the key demo with a 1.5 rating and in total viewers (9.65 million).

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From musical to magical acts, the first round of auditions wowed the judges and fans.

For its fourth season premiere, World of Dance slipped by more then 4 million viewers in total viewers but came in second for the night with a 1.0 rating, also winning the 10 o’clock hour.

Here’s the breakdown for Tuesday, May 26, 2020 (numbers are fast-affiliate based):

Time Show Adults 18-49 rating Total Viewers (millions)
8 p.m. America’s Got Talent – P (NBC) 1.5 9.65
NCIS – R (CBS) 0.5 5.65
The Conners – R (ABC) 0.5 2.99
Hell’s Kitchen – R (Fox) 0.3 1.44
DC’s Stargirl (CW) 0.3 1.18
8:30 p.m. The Conners – R (ABC) 0.4 2.60
9 p.m. FBI – R (CBS) 0.5 4.97
Our New Reality: A Diane Sawyer Special (ABC) 0.4 2.58
24 Hours to Hell and Back – R (Fox) 0.3 1.34
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (CW) 0.2 770,000
10 p.m. World of Dance – P (NBC) 1.0 5.14
FBI: Most Wanted – R (CBS) 0.5 3.97
The Genetic Detective (ABC) 0.4 3.21