America’s Got Talent Ratings Continue to Drop, Huge Drop vs 2019

AMERICA'S GOT TALENT -- "Live Show 1" Episode 1511 -- Pictured: Terry Crews -- (Photo by: Chris Haston/NBC)
Pictured: Terry Crews — (Photo by: Chris Haston/NBC)

Last night’s America’s Got Talent, sans Simon Cowell who suffered a serious back injury over the weekend, continued it ratings slide. Still, AGT led NBC to a broadcast win for the night.

America’s Got Talent, which featured Kelly Clarkson as a fill in for Simon, garnered a 0.9 ratings in the 18-49 key demo, dropping 1/10ths of a point from the last new episode. Judge Cuts earned a 1.0 in the demo two weeks ago. However, overall viewers rose 500K to 6.7 million.

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By comparison, the first week of Quarterfinals in 2019 earned a 1.4 in the demo and 9.10 million viewers. That’s quite a drop season to season.

The World of Dance semi-final also dropped 1/10th of a point compared to last week, down to a 0.6 rating and 3.9 million viewers.

America’s Got Talent Season 15 ratings so far:

Auditions 1 1.5/9.88 mil (May 26)
Auditions 2 1.3/8.75 mil (Jun 2)
Auditions 3 1.3/8.63 mil (Jun 9)
Auditions 4 1.3/8.57 mil (Jun 16)
Auditions 5 1.3/8.72 mil (Jun 23)
Auditions 6 1.2/8.44 mil (Jun 30)
Auditions 7 1.1/7.63 mil (Jul 14)
AGT: Best of Auditions 0.7/5.08 mil (Jul 21)
Judge Cuts 1.0/6.1 mil (Jul 28)
AGT 15th Anniversary 0.8/6.16 mil (Aug 4)
Quarterfinals 1 1.8/6.7 mil (Aug 11)

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