The Kelly Clarkson talent contest logged 5.9m (1.5) for ABC between 8pm and 10pm, only slightly down on its premiere last week.
Meanwhile, supernatural drama Touch concluded its first season with 4.6m (1.3) in the 8pm hour and 4.7m (1.3) an hour later.
The Kiefer Sutherland series was renewed for a second run last month.
Ballet reality show Breaking Pointe premiered with 960k (0.6) for The CW at 8pm.
Notably, CBS won primetime overall despite airing repeats all night, with The Big Bang Theory (8.7m/2.3) ranking as the most-watched show of the entire evening.