TV ratings: 'Big Brother' rises Wednesday, 'Talent' results dip

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bb13-shelly-adam-320.jpgFast National ratings for Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011

"Big Brother" got a ratings bump Wednesday and helped lead CBS to the top of the heap in the adults 18-49 demographic. The "America's Got Talent" results show, meanwhile, was down from last week but still grabbed the most total viewers.

NBC led the night overall with 6.9 million viewers and a 4.4 rating/7 share in households. CBS (6.4 million, 4.0/7) wasn't far behind in second. ABC (4.4 million, 2.9/5) took third. FOX finished fourth with 3.2 million viewers and a 2.1/3, while The CW drew a little over 1 million viewers and a 0.8/1.

CBS led among adults 18-49 with a 2.0 rating, beating out NBC's 1.7. ABC came in third in the demo with a 1.5, followed by FOX, 1.0, and The CW, 0.4.

Photo/Video credit: CBS