America’s Got Talent Takes Number One Position in Weekly Ratings

WNBC’s favorite season might be the summer, as America’s Got Talent won the week in ratings released by the Nielsen Company.

Talent had an estimated 774,000 viewers and a 3.8 rating.

NBC’s other talent competition–The Voice–landed at number four in New York (647,000/3.2).

If Dancing is your thing, Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance was number two (692,000/3.4). The results show had a fifth-place showing (584,000/2.9).

ESPN shot to number three thanks to Interleague play, specifically the Yankees and Cubs at Wrigley Field (663,000/3.3).

A pair of Yankee games on the YES Network tied for 11th. Matchups against the Indians and Rangers scored with an average 480,000 viewers and a 2.4 rating.

A Yankee game on WWOR/Channel 9 was seventh (515,000/2.6).

WNBC also got high marks from game seven of Stanley Cup Finals–with a sixth-place showing (540,000/2.7).

More from the Top 10 after the jump

  • *Seventh     WXTV  (Channel 41)    Triunfo Del Amor  (531,000/2.6)
  • Seventh       WCBS           Hawaii 5-0    (526,000/2.6)
  • Seventh      WCBS           60 Minutes   (522,000/2.6)

The Daytime Emmy Awards, on WCBS Sunday night, made the Top 20 (429,000/2.1). Part of the broadcast went against the Miss USA Pageant on WNBC, which was 14th (455,000/2.3).  

WNYW/Fox 5 News at Ten had a Top 25 (406,000/2.0) showing for the June 15 newscast, following So You Think You Can Dance lead-in.

WABC/Channel 7 had only one entry in the weekly Top 30–Wipeout at number 25 (397,000/2.0).