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The Voice and America’s Got Talent Take WNBC to Top of Weekly Ratings

WNBC/Channel 4 had another strong week, thanks to the one-two punch of The Voice and America’s Got Talent.

Talent was number one, according to the Nielsen Company, with an estimated 747,000 viewers and a 3.7 rating on the Wednesday night show.

The Tuesday night edition tied for third (642,000/3.2).

As for The Voice, the Tuesday night two-hour performance episode was number two (715,000/3.5). The inaugural season of The Voice ended in a third-place tie (650,000/3.2).

The Yankees and Mets battled in the latest Subway Series installment. In a rarity, the Friday night game on the YES Network landed at number 5 (564,000/2.8). Meantime, the telecast on WPIX/Channel 11 grabbed the sixth position (508,000/2.5).

More from the Top 10 after the jump

  • *Sixth            Law and Order: L.A.                         WNBC         (501,000/2.5)
  • *Eighth         60 Minutes                                           WCBS          (489,000/2.4)
  • *Eighth         So You Think You Can Dance      WNYW       (488,000/2.4)
  • *Eighth         So You Think You Can Dance      WNYW       (487,000/2.4)

With the altered summer viewing habits, WABC/Channel 7 managed only one Top 30 entry–The Bachelorette at number 14 (419,000/2.1).

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