Tuesday TV Ratings: ‘America’s Got Talent’ 15th Anniversary Special Hits High

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It was a happy 15th anniversary for NBC’s America’s Got Talent, which looked back at its history of contestants and biggest moments in the Tuesday, August 4 special, as the variety competition series grabbed the top spot in both 18-49 demographic and total viewers.

CBS’ tribute to congressman and civil-rights leader John Lewis, who passed away on July 17, had a decent showing in total viewers and came in second in the 10 o’clock hour behind NBC’s World of Dance.

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Here’s the breakdown for Tuesday, August 4, 2020 (numbers are fast-affiliate based):

Time Show Adults 18-49 rating Total Viewers (millions)
8 p.m. America’s Got Talent (NBC) 0.9 6.1
NCIS – R (CBS) 0.5 4.9
Modern Family – R (ABC) 0.3 2.2
Hell’s Kitchen – R (Fox) 0.3 1.4
DC’s Stargirl (CW) 0.2 841,000
8:30 p.m. Modern Family – R (ABC) 0.3 1.7
9 p.m. FBI – R (CBS) 0.4 4.1
black-ish – R (ABC) 0.3 1.4
Prodigal Son – R (Fox) 0.2 816,000
Tell Me A Story (CW) 0.1 406,000
9:30 p.m. mixed-ish – R (ABC) 0.3 1.4
10 p.m. World of Dance (NBC) 0.7 3.9
John Lewis: Celebrating a Hero (CBS) 0.3 3.0
What Would You Do? (ABC) 0.3 2.1