TV Ratings: 'America's Got Talent' holds off 'Big Brother,' 'MasterChef' on Wednesday
NBC wins overall and among young viewers
Follow HitFix: Follow @hitfix
"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.
1997 | Crime | RSummary: Quentin Tarantino adaptats an Elmore Leonard novel into this story of a few increasingly desperate people scraping to get by. It has deep soul, a wicked sense of humor, and Samuel L. Jackson, Robert De Niro, Pam Grier, and Robert Forster.Director: Quentin Tarantino
Cast: Pam Grier, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Forster
2007 | Comedy | PGSummary: Newlyweds Nick (Ice Cube) and Suzanne (Long) decide to move to the suburbs to provide a better life for their two kids. But their idea of a dream home is disturbed by a contractor (McGinley) with a bizarre approach to business.Director: Steve Carr
Cast: John C. McGinley, Ice Cube, Nia Long, Aleisha Allen
1995 | Mystery | NRSummary: Denzel Washington plays an out of work WWII vet who takes the wrong job and is soon neck-deep in a mess of politics, murder, and jazz in '40s Los Angeles.Director: Carl Franklin
Cast: Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Jennifer Beals
1996 | Crime | RSummary: Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. It's going to be a snap and nobody's going to get hurt... until people start ...Director: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Cast: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare
2008 | Science Fiction | PGSummary: Animated series continues the story of Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker as they battle the Emperor Palpatine, Count Dooku and General Grievous, but also takes time to explore other smaller characters in the Star Wars universe.Director: George Lucas (creator)
Cast: Tom Kane, Dee Bradley Baker, Matt Lanter
2013 | Comedy | NRSummary: Insanely funny comedy show created by Amy Schumer, who stars in brilliantly funny sketches about sex, city living, dating, and friendship.Director: Daniel Powell, Amy Schumer (creators)
Cast: Amy Schumer, Kevin Kane, Mike Houston
2013 | Thriller | RSummary: Based on the true story of Daniel Lugo (Mark Wahlberg) a Miami bodybuilder who wants to live the American dream. He would like to have the money that other people have. So he enlists the help of fellow bodybuilder Adrian Doorbal (Anthony Mackie) and ex-convict, Christian bodybuilder Paul Doyle (D...Director: Michael Bay
Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Tony Shalhoub
2013 | Drama | RSummary: Leonardo DiCaprio and Jonah Hill have boundless energy in the story of a real-life commodities crook who earned millions through scummy small-time stock trades.Director: Martin Scorsese
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Margot Robbie
1993 | Sports | PGSummary: Emotionally powerful sports classic featuring Sean Astin as a skinny high school kid with big football dreams and the determination to make his way towards his dream team at Notre Dame.Director: David Anspaugh
Cast: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty
Looking for something to watch?
Let Streaming Genie help you.
Let Streaming Genie help you.