agt 8311 ratings 320 TV ratings: 'Talent' leads Wednesday in viewers, 'Big Brother' tops demoFast National ratings for Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011

“America’s Got Talent” dropped a bit in viewers Wednesday, but it still held its position as the night’s most-watched show. “Big Brother,” however, edged past it for the top spot among adults 18-49.

NBC averaged 6.4 million viewers and a 3.8 rating/7 share in households for the night, beating out CBS 6.1 million and 4.0/7. FOX (5.4 million, 3.4/6) came in third. ABC (4.45 million, 2.9/5) finished fourth, and The CW trailed with just under 1.1 million viewers and a 0.7/1.

No network managed to break the 2.0 mark among adults 18-49 — FOX led the way with a 1.8 rating, followed closely by CBS, 1.7, and NBC, 1.6. ABC drew a 1.3 in the demographic, while The CW posted a 0.3.

]]>8 p.m. CBS: “Big Brother 13” (6.75 million viewers, 4.2/7 households)
FOX: “So You Think You Can Dance” (5.5 million, 3.4/6)
NBC: “Minute to Win It” (4.7 million, 2.9/5)
ABC: “The Middle” rerun (4.4 million, 2.8/5)/”Modern Family” rerun (4.5 million, 2.8/5)
The CW: “America’s Next Top Model” rerun (1.05 million, 0.7/1) 18-49 leader: “Big Brother 13” (2.5) 9 p.m. NBC: “America’s Got Talent” (9.6 million, 5.6/9)
CBS: “Criminal Minds” rerun (5.9 million, 3.9/7)
FOX: “So You Think You Can Dance” (5.3 million, 3.3/5)
ABC: “Modern Family” rerun (4.3 million, 2.8/5)/”Happy Endings” rerun (2.9 million, 1.9/3)
The CW: “America’s Next Top Model” rerun (1.1 million, 0.7/10 18-49 leader: “America’s Got Talent” (2.4) 10 p.m. CBS: “CSI” rerun (5.65 million, 3.8/6)
ABC: “Primetime Nightline: Beyond Belief” (5.4 million, 3.5/6)
NBC: “Love in the Wild” (4.75 million, 2.9/5) 18-49 leader: “Love in the Wild” (1.4) Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company. More ratings at Zap2it: Daily, weekly and cable