Ratings: ABC's Robin Williams Special Draws a Crowd, But Tails Talent

ABC’s special edition of 20/20 recounting the life and death of Robin Williams drew 7.2 million total viewers — Tuesday’s third-largest audience (behind America’s Got Talent and an NCIS rerun) — and a 1.7 demo rating, trailing only AGT.

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Opening ABC’s night, Extreme Weight Loss (4 mil/1.1) added a few eyeballs (to hit a 10-week high) yet was flat in the demo versus its previous outing.

Over on NBC, Food Fighters (4.4 mil/1.1) dipped a tenth, and the aforementioned AGT (9.6 mil/2.0) rose 7 percent in audience while flat in the demo.