masterchef ratings aug 28 TV ratings: 'MasterChef' and 'America's Got Talent' up WednesdayFast National ratings for Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013

NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” once again got the biggest Wednesday night audience and was even up roughly 500K viewers over last week. “MasterChef,” with a Paula Deen guest judging appearance, was also up for FOX. “Big Brother” was steady for CBS.

The Peacock was tops with 6.4 million viewers and a 4.0 rating/7 share in households. FOX was second with 5.8 million and a 3.5/6, followed by CBS at 5.5 million and a 3.7/6. ABC was fourth with 3.2 million viewers and a 2.2/4, and the CW was last with 976,000 viewers and a 0.6/1.

In the adults 18-49 demo, FOX came out on top with a 2.2, followed by NBC (1.5), CBS (1.3), ABC (0.8) and the CW (0.3).

Wednesday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS: “Big Brother” (6.3 million viewers, 4.0/7)
NBC: “America’s Got Talent” rerun (5.99 million, 3.8/7)
FOX: “MasterChef” (5.3 million, 3.2/6)
ABC: “The Middle” rerun (3.5 million, 2.4/4)/”The Middle” rerun (3.4 million, 2.3/4)
The CW: “Arrow” rerun (1.1 million, 0.7/1)

18-49 leader: “MasterChef” and “Big Brother” tie (2.0)

9 p.m.

NBC: “America’s Got Talent” (9.7 million, 5.8/9)
FOX: “MasterChef” (6.3 million, 3.7/6)
CBS: “Criminal Minds” rerun (4.7 million, 3.3/5)
ABC: “Modern Family” rerun (3.4 million, 2.2/4)/”The Neighbors” rerun (2.4 million, 1.6/3)
The CW: “Supernatural” rerun (824,000, 0.5/1)

18-49 leader: “MasterChef” (2.4)

10 p.m.

CBS: “CSI” rerun (5.6 million, 3.9/7)
NBC: “Camp” (3.5 million, 2.2/4)
ABC: “The Lookout” (3.3 million, 2.4/4)

18-49 leader: “CSI” (1.1)

information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are
preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.

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Posted by:Andrea Reiher

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