In terms of total viewers, last night’s primetime Nielsen averages weren’t all that close — and ABC wasn’t even runner-up by that metric.
NBC and ABC tied first in ratings, both with a 1.3 rating/7 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic, according to preliminary numbers. NBC was first in total viewers with 7.7 million, ABC was third with 4.4 million.
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For NBC, the first of the two-night “Agt” finale from 8 p.m. 10 p.m. scored a 1.6/8 and 9.7 million viewers. At 10, “Bring the Funny” finished its first season with a 0.7/4 and 3.6 million viewers.