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TV ratings: 'America's Got Talent' wins night among key demographic

NBC's 'America's Got Talent' nabs No. 1 among key demo
Encores of 'NCIS' make CBS the most viewed network of the night

With the fall TV season just around the corner, ratings for summer shows were mostly down on Tuesday night.

NBC's "America's Got Talent" hit a new series low but was the most viewed program among the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic, according to Nielsen.

The Nick Cannon-hosted reality show, which showcased 12 acts on Tuesday night, earned a rating of 1.8 in the key demo, down 14% from last week.

The last round of semifinals drew in roughly 8.9 million viewers, making it the No. 3-most watched program of the night.

Meanwhile, NBC's "Food Fighters" stayed even with last week with a rating of 1.1 among the key demo. Roughly 4.5 million people tuned in to the Adam Richman-hosted culinary competition show.

The network, which averaged 7.4 million viewers, was the most watched of the night among the key demo with a rating of 1.5. 

However, reruns of "NCIS" and "NCIS: LA" made CBS the most watched network of the night, with roughly 9.4 million viewers.

The network, which earned a rating of 1.3 among the key demo, will premiere "NCIS: New Orleans" on Sept. 23.

ABC's special "The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic" earned a rating of 1.1 among the key demo. It rounded out the top five most watched programs of the night with roughly 4.7 million viewers.

Also on ABC, "Extreme Weight Loss" was down 20% from its most recent original episode on Aug. 19. It earned a rating of 0.8 among the key demo and drew in roughly 2.8 million viewers.

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