America's Got Talent by Dave Bjerke/NBC Photo America's Got Talent by Dave Bjerke/NBC Photo

NBC's America's Got Talent on Tuesday night kicked off its new season with an audience of 12.8 million total viewers, making it the summer's best season premiere to date. AGT also netted the Peacock its best numbers for a prime-time entertainment telecast since the April 15 episode of SVU.

That same night, Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood gave Oxygen its largest-ever audience for a season opener - upwards of 667 thousand viewers, a 30 percent increase over Tori & Dean's Season 2 premiere. - Matt Mitovich

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