agt july 13 ratings TV ratings: 'America's Got Talent' falls but still leads WednesdayFast National ratings for Wednesday, July 13, 2011

The first eliminations on “America’s Got Talent” didn’t pull in the ratings the show has earned in recent weeks, but it was still the night’s top show. It was not however, big enough to give NBC a win in the prime-time race.

That honor went to CBS, which averaged 7.05 million viewers and a 4.6 rating/8 share in households to NBC’s 6.95 million and 4.4/7. FOX (5.5 million, 3.6/6) came in third. ABC took fourth with 3.6 million viewers and a 2.4/4, and The CW trailed with 770,000 viewers and a 0.6/1.

There was a three-way tie at the top of the adults 18-49 ratings, with CBS, FOX and NBC all scoring a 1.9 rating in the demographic. ABC posted a 1.2 and The CW a 0.3.

]]> 8 p.m. CBS: “Big Brother 13” (7.25 million viewers, 4.6/8 households)
FOX: “So You Think You Can Dance” (5.5 million, 3.7/6)
NBC: “Minute to Win It” (4.8 million, 3.1/5)
ABC: Special – “Lucy Must Be Traded, Charlie Brown” (3.6 million, 2.2/4)/”The Middle” rerun (3.35 million, 2.1/4)
The CW: “America’s Next Top Model” rerun (901,000, 0.7/1) 18-49 leader: “Big Brother 13” (2.6) 9 p.m. NBC: “America’s Got Talent” (11 million, 6.9/11)
CBS: “Criminal Minds” rerun (6.6 million, 4.4/7)
FOX: “So You Think You Can Dance” (5.4 million, 3.5/6)
ABC: “Modern Family” rerun (3.55 million, 2.3/4)/”Happy Endings” rerun (2.8 million, 1.8/3)
The CW: “America’s Next Top Model” rerun (637,000, 0.5/1)

18-49 leader:
“America’s Got Talent” (2.8) 10 p.m. CBS: “CSI” rerun (7.3 million, 4.9/8)
NBC: “Love in the Wild” (5.05 million, 3.3/5)
ABC: “Primetime Nightline: Beyond Belief” (4.1 million, 2.9/5) 18-49 leader: “Love in the Wild” (1.7) Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company. More ratings at Zap2it: Daily, weekly and cable

Posted by:Rick Porter