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Local Nielsen ratings snapshot (Tues., June 24)

A slew of new reality series hit prime-time Tuesday, with ABC scoring points via a dumb fun combo while NBC made a game go of it with Celebrity Family Feud.

ABC's snarky, doubleplay launch of Wipeout and I survived a Japanese Game Show (contestant degradation at its best) both finished first in D-FW among advertiser-craved 18-to-49-year-olds. Game Show even nipped the first hour of NBC's America's Got Talent, which then dominated the 9 to 10 p.m. ratings in that demographic.

Feud, hosted by Today weatherman Al Roker, managed a second-place tie with CBS' NCIS rerun in the 18-to-49 competition.

In the overall total homes ratings, NCIS (165,621) edged Wipeout (163,185), with Feud a competitive third (133,958).

America's Got Talent won the last two hours of prime-time in total homes, with the premiere of ABC's PrimeTime: the Outsiders tying a repeat of CBS' Without A Trace for second place.

Fox lagged at 8 p.m. with a new episode of Hell's Kitchen, which ran fourth in total homes and third in the 18-to-49 demo.

Tuesday's biggest audience then gathered for NBC5's 10 p.m. newscast, which drew 216,768 homes in romping to a comfortable win over the usually formidable WFAA8. The Peacock also won big among 25-to-54-year-olds, the main advertiser target audience for news programming.

After a late spring slump, Fox4 continued its recent winning ways at 6 a.m. with first place finishes in both ratings measurements. It was the fifth straight weekday doubleheader sweep for Fox4, although it shared Monday's 25-to-54 win with WFAA8. The ABC station managed only two bronzes on Tuesday.

NBC5 took two golds with its 5 p.m. newscast, but WFAA8 rebounded to run the table at 6 p.m.