NBC's "America's Got Talent" won Tuesday night in viewership and boosted the network to No. 1, according to Nielsen.
Roughly 9.4 million viewers tuned in to see the first batch of semifinalists perform. The Nick Cannon-hosted reality show earned a rating of 2.1 among the key 18-to-49-year-old demographic, a 5% increase from last week.
The network, which also aired "Food Fighters," averaged 7.8 million viewers and earned a rating of 1.8 among the key demo.
ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise" stayed even with Monday's telecast with a rating of 1.3 among the key demo. The show, which had roughly 4.8 million viewers, tied with Univision's telenovela "Hasta el Fin del Mundo" among the key demo.
The Spanish-language network and ABC also tied for second-most-watched network among the key demo, with a rating of 1.2.
Reruns of "NCIS" and "NCIS:LA" were the second and third most watched shows of the night, elevating CBS to the No. 2 most watched network overall. The network, which also aired a rerun of "Person of Interest," averaged 6.7 million viewers.
On CW, the iHeart Album Party for Maroon 5 earned a low rating of 0.2 among the key demo, down 33% from last month's iHeart Radio Pool Party.
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