TV ratings: 'America's Got Talent' and 'Big Brother' rise Wednesday

agt-8-sept-4-ratings.jpgFast National ratings for Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013

"America's Got Talent" and "Big Brother" both improved on their ratings from a week ago, scoring the two biggest audiences and two best 18-49 ratings Wednesday night.

FOX, however, captured the 18-49 crown for the night as a whole, even though "Masterchef" was down a little from last week. The season finale of "The Lookout" was up some for ABC.

NBC drew 6.5 million viewers and a 4.1 rating/7 share in households in primetime. CBS (5.7 million, 3.7/6) beat out FOX (5.2 million, 3.2/5) for second. ABC came in fourth with 3.8 million viewers and a 2.5/4. The CW (1 million, 0.7/1) trailed.

FOX scored a 2.0 rating among adults 18-49 to lead the demographic race. NBC, 1.6, edged CBS, 1.4, for second. ABC scored 1.0 and The CW a 0.3.

Wednesday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS:
"Big Brother" (6.6 million viewers, 4.1/7 households)
NBC: "America's Got Talent" rerun (6.15 million, 4.0/7)
FOX: "Masterchef" (4.9 million, 3.0/5)
ABC: "The Middle" reruns - two episodes (3.9 million, 2.7/5)
The CW: "Arrow" rerun (1.15 million, 0.8/1)

18-49 leader: "Big Brother" (2.2)

9 p.m.

NBC:
"America's Got Talent" (10 million, 6.0/10)
FOX: "Masterchef" (5.5 million, 3.4/5)
CBS: "Criminal Minds" rerun (5 million, 3.4/5)
ABC: "Modern Family" reruns - two episodes (3.7 million, 2.4/4)
The CW: "Supernatural" rerun (929,000, 0.6/1)

18-49 leader: "America's Got Talent" (2.3)

10 p.m.

CBS:
"CSI" rerun (5.5 million, 3.7/6)
ABC: "The Lookout" season finale (3.8 million, 2.5/4)
NBC: "Camp" (3.5 million, 2.2/4)

18-49 leader: "CSI" (1.1)

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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