americas-got-talent-premiere-S6.jpgFast National ratings for Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011

“America’s Got Talent” posted its best Wednesday ratings in nearly two months in leading NBC to a win Wednesday night. “Big Brother” fell some from last week’s performance but still tied for the lead in adults 18-49.

NBC averaged 7.9 million viewers and a 4.9 rating/8 share in households Wednesday evening, topping the 6.45 million viewers and 4.1/7 for second-place CBS. ABC (4.5 million, 2.9/5) came in third, a little ahead of FOX (3.9 million, 2.5/4). The CW scored 1.3 million viewers and a 0.9/1.

CBS and NBC tied for the lead in the 18-49 demographic, each drawing a 1.9 rating. ABC took third with a 1.5, followed by FOX, 1.2, and The CW, 0.5.

]]>8 p.m.

CBS:
“Big Brother 13″ (7.7 million viewers, 4.7/8 households)
NBC: “Minute to Win It” (5.6 million, 3.4/6)
ABC: “The Middle” reruns – two episodes (4.5 million, 2.9/5)
FOX: “Buried Treasure” (4.2 million, 2.6/4)
The CW: “America’s Next Top Model” rerun (1.3 million, 0.9/1)


18-49 leader:
“Big Brother 13″ (2.8)


9 p.m.

NBC:
“America’s Got Talent” results (11.8 million, 7.0/11)
CBS: “Criminal Minds” rerun (6.3 million, 4.1/6)
ABC: “Modern Family” reruns – two episodes (4.7 million, 2.9/5)
FOX: “Buried Treasure” rerun (3.7 million, 2.4/4)
The CW: “America’s Next Top Model” rerun (1.3 million, 0.9/1)


18-49 leader:
“America’s Got Talent” (2.8)


10 p.m.

NBC:
“Law & Order: SVU” rerun (6.3 million, 4.2/7)
CBS: “CSI” rerun (5.4 million, 3.5/6)
ABC: “Primetime Nightline” (4.25 million, 2.9/5)


18-49 leader:
“Law & Order: SVU” rerun (1.6)

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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