TV ratings: 'America's Got Talent' holds steady, helps NBC win Wednesday

agt-8-july-31-ratings.jpgFast National ratings for Wednesday, July 31, 2013

The "America's Got Talent" results show carried NBC to a ratings win Wednesday, matching its adults 18-49 number from last week. It also helped "Camp" grow a little from week to week.

Elsewhere Wednesday, "Big Brother" and "Masterchef" were both down a bit, but "The Lookout" scored its best total-viewer number in five weeks for ABC.

NBC delivered 6.9 million viewers and a 4.3 rating/7 share in households to lead the night. CBS (5.7 million, 3.7/6) finished second, ahead of FOX's 4 million viewers and 2.5/4. ABC (3.2 million, 2.1/4) came in fourth. The CW trailed with 973,000 viewers and a 0.6/1.

NBC's 1.7 rating among adults 18-49 edged FOX's 1.6 for the top spot in the demographic. CBS grabbed third with a 1.4. ABC drew a 0.8 and The CW a 0.2.

Wednesday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

NBC:
"America's Got Talent" rerun (6.6 million viewers, 4.3/8 households)
CBS: "Big Brother" (6.1 million, 3.8/7)
ABC: "The Middle" rerun (3.6 million, 2.5/5)/"Suburgatory" rerun (2.9 million, 1.9/3)
FOX: "Masterchef" rerun (2.6 million, 1.7/3)
The CW: "Arrow" rerun (1.2 million, 0.8/1)

18-49 leader: "Big Brother" (2.0)

9 p.m.

NBC:
"America's Got Talent" (10 million, 6.1/10)
FOX: "Masterchef" (5.4 million, 3.3/5)
CBS: "Criminal Minds" rerun (4.8 million, 3.2/5)
ABC: "Modern Family" rerun (3.3 million, 2.2/4)/"The Neighbors" rerun (2.3 million, 1.6/3)
The CW: "Capture" rerun (774,000, 0.4/1)

18-49 leader: "America's Got Talent" (2/3)

10 p.m.

CBS:
"CSI" (6.2 million, 4.2/7)
NBC: "Camp" (4.2 million, 2.7/4)
ABC: "The Lookout" (3.5 million, 2.3/4)

18-49 leader:
"CSI" and "Camp" tied at 1.2

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.

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