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Ratings: ABC Delivers Big Laughs

This Tuesday's ratings recap:• In the 8 o'clock hour, ABC's Just for Laughs premiered with a strong second-place tally of 8.32 million total viewers, nearly double what According to Jim reruns were delivering. Lead-out Shaq's Big Challenge (5.4 mil) benefited from the bump, boosting its own audience 25 percent.• America's Got Talent averaged 10.55 mil over its 90-minute run, down 780K week-to-week.• The (far more enjoyable than that Lyrics! show) Singing Bee (10.85 mil) lost a bit o' buzz, dropping 2.2 mil from its debut.• Over on CBS, Big Brother 8 (6.86 mil) was on par with last Tuesday, while Pirate Master (4.38 mil) dipped 200 thou.

Matt Mitovich

This Tuesday's ratings recap:
" In the 8 o'clock hour, ABC's Just for Laughs premiered with a strong second-place tally of 8.32 million total viewers, nearly double what According to Jim reruns were delivering. Lead-out Shaq's Big Challenge (5.4 mil) benefited from the bump, boosting its own audience 25 percent.
" America's Got Talent averaged 10.55 mil over its 90-minute run, down 780K week-to-week.
" The (far more enjoyable than that Lyrics! show) Singing Bee (10.85 mil) lost a bit o' buzz, dropping 2.2 mil from its debut.
" Over on CBS, Big Brother 8 (6.86 mil) was on par with last Tuesday, while Pirate Master (4.38 mil) dipped 200 thou.