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'Big Brother' posts best Wednesday ratings this summer

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Did more people show up to see if Amanda’s on her way out?

Wednesday’s episode of Big Brother on CBS – during which Amanda almost drowned in a pool of tears over losing the veto competition to her showmance McCrae  – attracted its largest audience of the summer. The episode won its 8 p.m. time slot in viewers (6.60 million), adults 18-49 (2.2 rating/7 share) and adults 25-54 (2.8/7), according to Nielsen. It was also up 5% and 8% in adults 18-49 and 25-54, respectively, from the previous week.

Overall, the show consistently wins its three time periods in key demos.