Ratings: ‘America’s Got Talent’ Tops in Viewers, ‘Big Brother’ Wins Demo

NBC finishes first overall in key measures

Last Updated: July 7, 2016 @ 9:20 AM

“America’s Got Talent” was the number one show of Wednesday night in total viewers, but fell to “Big Brother” in the key demo.

“America’s Got Talent,” which was a recap episode, averaged 8.3 million viewers over its two-hour broadcast from 8-10 p.m. and a 1.7 rating in the advertiser coveted adults 18-49 demographic. “Big Brother,” meanwhile, managed 6.1 million viewers during its one-hour broadcast at 8 p.m. and a 1.9 rating in the demo.

NBC finished first for the night overall with an average of 7.4 million viewers and a 1.5 rating. “AGT” was followed by “Night Shift” at 10, netting 5.7 million viewers and a 1.1 rating.

CBS finished a distant second with 4.3 million viewers and a 1.1 rating. “Big Brother” lead things off at 8. A repeat of “Criminal Minds” followed at 9. A new episode of “American Gothic” at 10 averaged 3.1 million viewers and a 0.6 rating.

Fox finished third with 3.2 million viewers and a 1.0 rating. “MasterChef” got 4 million viewers and a 1.2 rating at 8. “Wayward Pines” managed 2.4 million viewers and a 0.8 rating at 9.

ABC finished fourth in total viewers 2.9 million and tied for fourth in the demo with a 0.7 rating, airing only repeats.

Univision finished fifth in total viewers with 1.9 million and tied for fourth in the demo with a 0.7 rating.

Telemundo finished sixth with 1.5 million viewers and a 0.6 rating.

The CW came in seventh with 867,000 viewers and a 0.2 rating, airing only repeats.