America’s Got Talent Ratings Rise, Big Brother Stays Steady

America’s Got Talent has hit several series lows this summer, but it rebounds nicely for finale week. Big Brother stays steady with strong summer ratings, and amid a scheduling change. The special Dancing with the Stars results show dips compared to last night’s performance episode, which is to be expected.

Via TVByTheNumbers

On NBC, part one of the America’s Got Talent performance finale earned a 2.5, up 32 percent from last week’s series low 1.9 adults 18-49 rating and up 4 percent from a 2.4 for part one of last season’s performance finale. On CBS, Big Brother matched last week’s 2.3 adults 18-49 rating. On ABC, Dancing with the Stars garnered 2.1, down 13 percent from Monday’s 2.4 adults 18-49 rating.


CBS Big Brother 2.3/8 6.91
ABC *Dancing with the Stars 2.2/7 12.68
NBC America’s Got Talent – R 1.2/4 5.31
FOX Utopia 1.0/3 2.42
CW Arrow – R 0.3/1 0.91


NBC America’s Got Talent (9-11PM) 2.5/8 11.46
FOX New Girl – Season Premiere 1.7/5 3.04
CBS NCIS: Los Angeles – R (9-10:01PM) 0.9/3 5.40
ABC Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 0.7/2 3.16
CW Supernatural – R 0.3/1 0.83


FOX The Mindy Project – Season Premiere 1.3/4 2.68


CBS Person Of Interest – R 0.8/3 4.63
ABC 20/20 0.6/2 3.43

*Dancing with the Stars adjusted up 1/10th.

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