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

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

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.