8:50am PT by Michael O'Connell
TV Ratings: 'Big Brother' Steady on Sixth Night of CBS-TWC Blackout, 'Talent' Leads Night
NBC nabbed wins in both the key demographic and total viewers on Wednesday night, with both America's Got Talent and Camp growing from last week. Talent, posting a 2.5 rating with adults 18-49, was up one-tenth of a point from last week to top all of the night's broadcast outings. Camp (1.2 adults) was also up by a tenth, winning the 10 p.m. hour. NBC averaged a 1.7 rating with adults 18-49 and 6.8 million viewers.
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MasterChef (2.2 adults), down a tenth of a point in its one-hour broadcast, gave Fox second place in the demo with a nightly average of a 1.6 adults rating and 4.1 million viewers.
On the sixth night of CBS' ongoing carriage dispute blackout, affecting 3.2 million Time Warner Cable customers and prompting an estimated 1 percent impact, Big Brother (2.1 adults) held steady with last week's Wednesday showing. CBS averaged a 1.4 rating with adults 18-49 and 5.6 million viewers.
Encores of ABC comedies led into a new Lookout (0.9 adults), steady with last week. The network averaged a 0.8 rating in the demo and 3.2 million viewers.
The CW, airing all repeats, brought in a 0.4 rating with adults 18-49 and 1.1 million viewers.
Univision pulled a 1.2 demo rating and 3.2 million viewers, while Telemundo had a 0.5 rating and 1.1 million viewers.