TV Ratings: 'Extant,' 'Motive' fall, 'Big Brother,' 'Talent' top night

By Kyle Johnson,

Big Brother and America's Got Talent tied for top programs in TV ratings on Wednesday night, while Extant and Motive both fell in live+same day ratings.

NBC romped to victory on the night with a 1.9 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 8.63 million viewers. America's Got Talent pulled in a 2.3 rating between the two hours, HitFix reports, with an improved Taxi Brooklyn up to a 1.1 demo rating.

CBS followed on the night with a 1.4 rating in the demo and 6 million viewers. Big Brother tied Talent with a 2.3 rating, while Extant followed with a huge drop off down to a 1.1 rating for its third episode. The show will likely improve to close to a 1.7 when live+7 day ratings come out.

Place third was Fox, which averaged a 1.1 rating in the advertiser-important 18-49 demo and 3.76 million viewers. According to The Hollywood Reporter, So You Think You Can Dance was even on the night with a 1.1 rating.

ABC pulled in last with a 0.8 rating in the demo and 3.74 million viewers. The network's only original of the night was Motive, which fell to a 0.6 rating, which is a series low.

image courtesy of Sonja Flemming/CBS 2014 CBS Broadcasting, Inc



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