In the latest TV show ratings, The CW’s already-renewed DC’s Stargirl opened Season 2 with 750,000 total viewers and a 0.1 demo rating, down from both its freshman averages (860K/0.2) and finale (860K/0.2), though not quite hitting its smallest audience; TVLine readers gave the premiere an average grade of “A-“; read post mortem.
Leading out of that, Superman & Lois returned to 753K/0.1, steady in the demo but dropping some eyeballs from its last fresh airing; read recap.
NBC’s America’s Got Talent (6.9 mil/1.0) dominated Tuesday in both measures, matching this season’s demo high following the Olympics break. College Bowl (2.6 mil/0.4) was steady.
Fox’s Fantasy Island debuted to 2 mil and a 0.4 (and a TVLine reader grade of “B”), improving on time slot predecessor Mental Samurai’s averages (1.2 mil/0.3); 86 percent of the reboot’s samplers plan to stay tuned. Opening Fox’s night, LEGO Masters (1.5 mil/0.5) returned steady.
Lastly, CBS’ Love Island slipped to its smallest Tuesday audience of the season (1.65 mil) while steady in the demo (with a 0.3.).
The Live+Same Day numbers reported in our ratings column do not reflect a show’s overall performance, given the increased use of delayed playback via DVR and streaming platforms, plus out-of-home viewing. These numbers (Nielsen fast nationals, unless denoted as finals) instead aim to simply illustrate trends or superlatives. Warning: Contents may be hot!