Primetime Ratings: NBC's 'Talent,' CBS' 'Big Brother' Give Nets a Tie

Despite drops across the board, 'Talent' wins night; 'Big Brother' hits highest Wednesday premiere rating since 2003

NBC and CBS couldn't elbow each other out of the top spot in
the ratings on Wednesday night, each net earning an overall 1.9 rating/6 share in
the 18-49 demo, according to Nielsen overnight numbers.

Despite drops across the board, NBC's America's Got Talent ranked as the highest-rated show of the night,
down 20% to a 2.8. Earlier, Minute to Win
fell 14% to a 1.2; Love in the
ended the night with a 11% slip to a 1.7.

CBS's Wednesday premiere of Big Brother earned its highest Wednesday rating since 2003 with a 2.6 and won
the 8 p.m. hour.

Fox's So You Think You
Can Dance?
fell 25%, earning the network an overall 1.8/6.

ABC followed with an overall 0.9/3. Primetime Nightline tumbled 31% to a 0.9.

The CW aired all repeats for an overall 0.3/1.