Big Brother Ratings Overtake America’s Got Talent

AMERICA'S GOT TALENT -- "Live Show 2" Episode: 1114 -- Pictured: (l-r) Mel B, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, Simon Cowell -- (Photo by: Vivian Zink/NBC)

Wednesday’s Big Brother bested America’s Got Talent ratings to take the No. 1 spot of the night in adults 18-49.

Big Brother garnered a 1.8, up 2/10ths of a point from last week. America’s Got Talent tied last week’s season low at 1.7.

ABC’s annual broadcast of the CMA Music Festival: Country’s Night to Rock earned a 1.1, off a bit from last year’s 1.2.

Via TV By The Numbers

8 p.m.

Big Brother (CBS) 1.8/7 5.78
America’s Got Talent (NBC) 1.7/7 9.14
Masterchef (FOX) (8-10 p.m.) 1.1/4 3.71
CMA Music Festival (ABC) (8-11 p.m.) – S 1.1/4 5.54
Penn & Teller: Fool Us (The CW) 0.4/2 1.41

9 p.m.

The Night Shift (NBC) (9-11 p.m.) 0.8/3 4.96
Criminal Minds (CBS) – R 0.6/2 2.70
Whose Line Is It Anyway? (The CW) 0.4/1 1.37

9:30 p.m.

Whose Line Is It Anyway? (The CW) – R 0.4/1 1.24

10 p.m.

American Gothic (CBS) 0.5/2 2.52

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