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[06/24/09 - 12:03 PM]
NBC's 'America's Got Talent' Is the #1 Debut of the Summer in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, June 23.

[via press release from NBC]

NBC'S 'AMERICA'S GOT TALENT' IS THE #1 DEBUT OF THE SUMMER IN TOTAL VIEWERS

'TALENT' IS ALSO THE #1 REALITY TELECAST OF THE SUMMER TO-DATE IN TOTAL VIEWERS

'AMERICA'S GOT TALENT' IS THE TOP-RATED SHOW OF THE NIGHT IN ADULTS 18-49 AND ALL OTHER KEY RATINGS MEASURES, PACING NBC TO A NIGHTLY WIN IN ALL KEY DEMOGRAPHICS � ADULTS, MEN AND WOMEN 18-34, 18-49 AND 25-54

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. � June 24, 2009 � Last night's season premiere of "America's Got Talent" became the #1 series debut of the summer to date in total viewers, topping the premiere of all other new and returning series since the May sweep, according to "fast affiliate-based" "live plus same day" viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research. "Talent" is also the #1 reality telecast of the summer to date, premiere or otherwise, in total viewers (pending updates).

Last night from 9-11 p.m. ET, the fourth season premiere of "America's Got Talent" (3.2 rating, 10 share in adults 18-49, 11.3 million viewers overall) was the #1 show on any network for the night in adults 18-49, total viewers and all other key ratings categories. This paced NBC to a Tuesday night win in all key demographics � adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54. NBC was also #1 among the broadcast networks for the night in kids 2-11 and teens 12-17.

"America's Got Talent" grew from its first half-hour to its fourth by 48 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 3.7/11 from a 2.5/8) and by 35 percent or 3.2 million persons in total viewers (to 12.5 million from 9.3 million). For its second hour from 10-11 p.m. ET, "Talent" topped the ABC-CBS competition combined in all key ratings categories. And, in head-to-head competition from 9-9:30 p.m., "Talent" topped the debut of ABC's "Superstars" in all key ratings categories, beating the final half-hour of "Superstars" by a 56 margin in adults 18-49 (2.5 vs. 1.6 from 9-9:30 p.m.) and by 128 percent in total viewers (9.3 million vs. 4.1 million in that half-hour).

From 8-9 p.m. ET, "I'm a Celebrity�Get Me Out of Here!" (1.4/5 in 18-49, 4.3 million viewers overall) tied for #2 in the time period among the broadcast networks in women 18-49 and men 18-34, pending updates.

Preliminary 18-49 averages for Tuesday night are: NBC, 2.6/8; CBS, 1.6/5; ABC, 1.3/4; Fox, 1.2/4; CW, 0.5/1. In overall total viewers, June 23 preliminary results are: CBS, 9.1 million; NBC, 9.0 million; ABC, 3.6 million; Fox, 3.5 million; CW, 1.2 million.

Note that all national ratings are "live plus same day" unless otherwise indicated.

[EDITOR'S NOTE: What follows is the afternoon update with the final national Nielsen ratings.]

UPDATE: NBC'S 'AMERICA'S GOT TALENT' IS THE #1 DEBUT OF THE SUMMER IN TOTAL VIEWERS

'TALENT' IS ALSO THE #1 REALITY TELECAST OF THE SUMMER TO DATE IN TOTAL VIEWERS

'AMERICA'S GOT TALENT' IS THE TOP-RATED SHOW OF THE NIGHT IN ADULTS 18-49 AND ALL OTHER KEY RATINGS MEASURES, PACING NBC TO A NIGHTLY WIN IN ALL KEY DEMOGRAPHICS � ADULTS, MEN AND WOMEN 18-34, 18-49 AND 25-54

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. � June 24, 2009 � Last night's season premiere of "America's Got Talent" became the #1 series debut of the summer to date in total viewers, topping the premiere of all other new and returning series since the May sweep, according to updated "live plus same day" viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research. "Talent" is also the #1 reality telecast of the summer to date, premiere or otherwise, in total viewers.

Last night from 9-11 p.m. ET, the fourth season premiere of "America's Got Talent" (3.2 rating, 10 share in adults 18-49, 11.5 million viewers overall) was the #1 show on any network for the night in adults 18-49, total viewers and all other key ratings categories. This paced NBC to a Tuesday night win in all key demographics � adults, men and women 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54. NBC was also #1 among the broadcast networks for the night in kids 2-11 and teens 12-17.

"America's Got Talent" grew from its first half-hour to its fourth by 48 percent in 18-49 rating (to a 3.7/11 from a 2.5/8) and by 31 percent or 3.0 million persons in total viewers (to 12.5 million from 9.5 million). For its second hour from 10-11 p.m. ET, "Talent" topped the ABC-CBS competition combined in all key ratings categories. And, in head-to-head competition from 9-9:30 p.m., "Talent" topped the debut of ABC's "Superstars" in all key ratings categories, beating the final half-hour of "Superstars" by a 56 margin in adults 18-49 (2.5 vs. 1.6 from 9-9:30 p.m.) and by 131 percent in total viewers (9.5 million vs. 4.1 million in that half-hour).

From 8-9 p.m. ET, "I'm a Celebrity�Get Me Out of Here!" (1.4/5 in 18-49, 4.3 million viewers overall) tied for #2 in the time period among the broadcast networks in men 18-34.

Updated 18-49 averages for Tuesday night are: NBC, 2.6/8; CBS, 1.6/5; ABC, 1.3/4; Fox, 1.2/4; CW, 0.4/1. In overall total viewers, June 23 updated results are: CBS and NBC, 9.1 million; ABC, 3.5 million; Fox, 3.4 million; CW, 1.0 million.

Note that all national ratings are "live plus same day" unless otherwise indicated.





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· AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (NBC)
· I'M A CELEBRITY, GET ME OUT OF HERE! (NBC)
· SUPERSTARS, THE (ABC)





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