Fast National ratings for Wednesday, August 7, 2013.
"America's Got Talent" and "Camp" did just well enough to carry NBC to a slim Wednesday win among young viewers and a more comfortable lead overall.
This week's Wednesday tallies were roughly in line with the numbers from last week, with "AGT" coming in a hair up, "Big Brother" staying flat and "MasterChef" dropping a hair.
[Note: Through the first six days of its dispute with Tim Warner Cable, CBS is estimating the blackout's impact on national averages at 1 percent.]
Among adults 18-49, NBC averaged a 1.7 rating for Wednesday night, edging out FOX's 1.6 rating and the 1.4 rating for CBS in the key demographic. ABC averaged a 0.8 key demo rating, while The CW did a 0.4 key demo rating.
Overall, NBC averaged an estimated 6.79 million viewers and a 4.2 rating/7 share for Wednesday, topping the 5.63 million viewers and 3.7/6 for CBS. FOX was third for the night with 4.12 million viewers and a 2.6/4, beating ABC's 2.2/4 and 3.18 million viewers. The CW averaged a 0.7/1 and 1.11 million viewers.
[Univision averaged 3.15 million viewers and a 1.2 rating among adults 18-49 for Wednesday night.]

8 p.m. - NBC's encore of "America's Got Talent" won the 8 p.m. hour overall with 6.335 million viewers and finished second with a 1.5 rating among adults 18-49. CBS' "Big Brother" was a close second with 6.1 million viewers and led in the key demo with a 2.1 rating. ABC's repeats of "The Middle" and "Last Man Standing" averaged 3.52 million viewers and a 0.9 key demo rating, compared with the 2.78 million viewers and 1.0 key demo rating for FOX's "MasterChef" encore. The CW averaged 1.29 million viewers and a 0.4 key demo rating for its repeat of "Arrow."
9 p.m. - "America's Got Talent" led the 9 p.m. hour with 10.03 million viewers and a 2.5 rating among adults 18-49 for NBC. FOX's "MasterChef" was a distant second with 5.45 million viewers and a close second with a 2.2 key demo rating. CBS' repeat of "Criminal Minds" averaged 4.8 million viewers and a 1.1 key demo rating, topping the 2.6 million viewers and 0.8 key demo rating for ABC's repeats of "Modern Family" and "The Neighbors." The CW's "Supernatural" repeat averaged 928,000 viewers and a 0.3 key demo rating.
10 p.m. - CBS' "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" repeat won the 10 p.m. hour overall with 5.98 million viewers and finished second with a 1.1 rating among adults 18-49. NBC's new "Camp" was second with 4 million viewers and won the hour with a 1.2 key demo rating. ABC's "The Lookout" was third with 3.41 million viewers and a 0.9 key demo rating.
All ratings information comes from preliminary Fast National Nielsen data, which includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are subject to change.
A long-time member of the TCA Board and a longer-time blogger of "American Idol," Dan Fienberg writes about TV, except for when he writes about movies or sometimes writes about the Red Sox. But never music. He would sound stupid talking about music.