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Updated Wednesday Scorecard: ‘America’s Got Talent’ Remains the Hit of the Summer

'The Night Shift' Concludes for the Season on NBC

What follows are the fast affiliate results for Wednesday, August 31 broken out by network and by each half-hour.

-Total Viewers:
NBC: 7.84 million, Fox: 4.21, CBS: 3.99, ABC: 2.84, CW: 1.56

-Adults 18-49:
NBC: 1.5 rating/6 share, Fox: 1.3/ 5, CBS: 1.0/ 4, ABC: 0.8/ 3, CW: 0.5/ 2

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8:00 p.m.

ABC – The Goldbergs (R)
Viewers: 3.46 million (#4), A18-49: 0.8/ 4 (#4)

CBS – Big Brother
Viewers: 6.56 million (#2), A18-49: 1.9/ 8 (#1)

NBC – America’s Got Talent (R)
Viewers: 6.64 million (#1), A18-49: 1.2/ 5 (#2t)

Fox – MasterChef
Viewers: 4.22 million (#3), A18-49: 1.2/ 5 (#2t)

CW – Penn & Teller: Fool Us
Viewers: 1.70 million (#5), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#5)

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8:30 p.m.

ABC – The Goldbergs (R)
Viewers: 3.11 million (#4), A18-49: 0.9/ 4 (#4)

CBS – Big Brother
Viewers: 5.83 million (#2), A18-49: 1.7/ 7 (#1)

NBC – America’s Got Talent (R)
Viewers: 7.28 million (#1), A18-49: 1.4/ 6 (#2)

Fox – MasterChef
Viewers: 4.22 million (#3), A18-49: 1.3/ 5 (#3)

CW – Penn & Teller: Fool Us
Viewers: 1.80 million (#5), A18-49: 0.5/ 2 (#5)

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9:00 p.m.

ABC – Modern Family (R)
Viewers: 3.15 million (#4), A18-49: 0.9/ 3 (#3)

CBS – Criminal Minds (R)
Viewers: 3.31 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#4)

NBC – America’s Got Talent
Viewers: 10.57 million (#1), A18-49: 2.1/ 8 (#1)

Fox – MasterChef
Viewers: 4.07 million (#4), A18-49: 1.3/ 5 (#2)

CW – Whose Line is it Anyway?
Viewers: 1.37 million (#5), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#5)

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9:30 p.m.

ABC – black-ish (R)
Viewers: 2.53 million (#4), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#3)

CBS – Criminal Minds (R)
Viewers: 3.09 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 2 (#4)

NBC – America’s Got Talent
Viewers: 10.96 million (#1), A18-49: 2.2/ 8 (#1)

Fox – MasterChef
Viewers: 4.33 million (#2), A18-49: 1.4/ 5 (#2)

CW – Whose Line is it Anyway?
Viewers: 1.38 million (#5), A18-49: 0.4/ 2 (#5)

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10:00 p.m.

ABC – Modern Family (R)
Viewers: 2.53 million (#3), A18-49: 0.8/ 3 (#2)

CBS – American Gothic
Viewers: 2.67 million (#2), A18-49: 0.6/ 2 (#3)

NBC – The Night Shift (season finale)
Viewers: 6.18 million (#1), A18-49: 1.2/ 5 (#1)

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10:30 p.m.

ABC – The Middle (R)
Viewers: 2.27 million (#3), A18-49: 0.7/ 3 (#2)

CBS – American Gothic
Viewers: 2.46 million (#2), A18-49: 0.2/ 2 (#3)

NBC – The Night Shift (season finale)
Viewers: 5.42 million (#1), A18-49: 1.1/ 4 (#1)

Source: Nielsen Media Research

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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  1. I’ll assume that’ll be a renewal for American Gothic. Ratings like these clearly deserve a second season given that Aquarius got one… 😉