TV ratings: 'America's Got Talent' ticks up Wednesday, 'Big Brother' steady

big-brother-15-aug-7-ratings.jpgFast National ratings for Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013

The "America's Got Talent" results show improved a little on Wednesday, scoring its best adults 18-49 rating in three weeks for the Wednesday show.

The uptick for "AGT" also helped "Camp" improve a little (pending updates later in the day). "Big Brother," meanwhile, was even with its performance from a week ago on CBS. FOX's "Masterchef" also held steady.

NBC averaged 6.8 million viewers and a 4.2 rating/7 share in households in primetime. CBS (5.6 million, 3.7/6) came in second, beating out FOX's 4.1 million viewers and 2.6/4. ABC (3.2 million, 2.2/4) came in fourth and The CW (1.1 million, 0.7/1) trailed.

NBC came out on top among adults 18-49 as well, scoring a 1.7 rating. FOX was right behind at 1.6, followed by CBS at 1.4. ABC averaged 0.8 in the demographic and The CW 0.4.

Wednesday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

NBC:
"America's Got Talent" rerun (6.3 million viewers, 4.1/7 households)
CBS: "Big Brother" (6.1 million, 3.9/7)
ABC: "The Middle" rerun (3.7 million, 2.6/5)/"Last Man Standing" rerun (3.3 million, 2.3/4)
FOX: "Masterchef" rerun (2.8 million, 1.8/3)
The CW: "Arrow" rerun (1.3 million, 0.9/2)

18-49 leader: "Big Brother" (2.1)

9 p.m.

NBC:
"America's Got Talent" (10 million, 6.1/10)
FOX: "Masterchef" (5.45 million, 3.4/6)
CBS: "Criminal Minds" rerun (4.8 million, 3.2/5)
ABC: "Modern Family" rerun (2.9 million, 1.9/3)/"The Neighbors" rerun (2.3 million, 1.6/3)
The CW: "Supernatural" rerun (928,000, 0.6/1)

18-49 leader: "America's Got Talent" (2.5)

10 p.m.

CBS:
"CSI" rerun (6 million, 4.1/7)
NBC: "Camp" (4 million, 2.5/4)
ABC: "The Lookout" (3.4 million, 2.4/4)

18-49 leader: "Camp" (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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