Ratings: ‘Wayward Pines’ Season Finale Adds 213,000 Total Viewers

“America’s Got Talent” handles “Big Brother”

Last Updated: July 28, 2016 @ 12:32 PM

NBC won Wednesday thanks in large part to “America’s Got Talent.” “The Night Shift” also topped its time slot, and Night 3 of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) was the direct benefactor of both.

CBS and Fox tied for second in the key 18-49 demographic. Fox’s “Wayward Pines” season finale was flat from last week in the main demo but added 213,000 total viewers.

NBC was first in ratings with a 1.2 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted demo and in total viewers with an average of 6.2 million, according to preliminary numbers. “AGT” at 8 p.m. ET earned a 1.7/7 and 9.2 million viewers. “The Night Shift” at 9 received a 1.1/4 and 6 million viewers. At 10, DNC coverage had a 0.7/3 and 3.6 million viewers.

CBS and Fox tied for second in ratings, both with a 0.9/3. CBS was second in total viewers with 3.4 million, Fox was third with 2.84 million.

For CBS, “Big Brother” at 8 p.m. ET posted a 1.6/7 and 5.6 million viewers. “American Gothic” at 9 got a 0.6/2 and 2.5 million viewers. At 10, convention coverage had a 0.4/1 and 2.1 million viewers.

For Fox, “MasterChef” at 8 p.m. ET landed a 1.0/4 and 3.3 million viewers. At 9, “Wayward Pines” put up a 0.7/3 and 2.3 million viewers.

ABC and Telemundo tied for fourth in ratings, both with a 0.7/3. ABC was fourth in total viewers with 2.82 million, Telemundo was fifth with 1.73 million.

For ABC, following reruns, DNC coverage at 10 p.m. ET had a 0.7/2 and 2.7 million viewers.

Univision was sixth in ratings with a 0.6/2 and in viewers with 1.66 million.

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.4/2 and in viewers with 1.5 million. “Penn & Teller: Fool Us” at 8 p.m. ET got a 0.4/2 and 1.4 million viewers. At 9, “Whose Line Is It Anyway” received a 0.5/2 and 1.7 million viewers. A repeat followed.