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TV Ratings: Fox Wins Wednesday With 'MasterChef,' 'Big Brother' Dips

Talent competition "America's Got Talent" rises for NBC.

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Fox topped Wednesday with the help of MasterChef.

Gordon Ramsay's cooking competition series delivered 5.8 million total viewers and a 2.2 rating in adults 18-49, boosting Fox to a victory in the latter category on the evening, though the show was down 4 percent from its last two-hour block in July.

Meanwhile, NBC's America's Got Talent (9.7 million, 2.2) rose 5 percent, which led to a steady showing for summer drama Camp (3.5 million, 0.9), which matched a series low.

CBS' Big Brother (6.3 million, 2.0) slipped a little for Thursday's installment, dropping 9 percent.

ABC's Nightline: The Lookout improved 14 percent from its previous episode, averaging 3.3 million viewers and a 0.8 rating.

Fox won the evening among adults 18-49 with a 2.2 rating, followed by NBC (1.5), a tie between CBS and Univision (1.3), ABC (0.8), Telemundo (0.5) and The CW (0.3).

Among total viewers, NBC topped the evening with a 6.4 million average, followed by Fox (5.8 million), CBS (5.5 million), Univision (3.3 million), ABC (3.2 million), Telemundo (1.2 million) and The CW (976,000).

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