While Modern Family topped all Wednesday night’s shows, American Idol pulled out the win for FOX.
The Hollywood Reporter notes that despite dipping three-tenths of a point from the previous week’s ratings, American Idol averaged a 2.4 rating in the key demo of adults 18-49. With an average of 10.1 million viewers, Fox came in a close second behind CBS for Wednesday night’s biggest audience.
Survivor brought in a 2.5 rating in the key demo, up a tenth of a point from last week, while Criminal Minds fell three-tenths of a point to a 2.3 rating and CSI picked up three-tenths to pull out a 2.0 rating in the key demo. CBS posted a 2.3 rating and 10.2 million viewers for Wednesday night.
ABC showed an overall dip in its ratings. The Middle kept its 1.9 rating and Modern Family only fell a tenth of a point to a 3.3 rating. Suburgatory dropped three-tenths of a point to a 1.4 rating, Mixology fell two-teths to a 1.5 rating and Nashville fell a tenth of a point to a 1.4 rating. ABC brought in a 1.8 rating with adults under 50 and 5.9 million viewers.
NBC saw success in its Wednesday night shows, with Revolution and Law & Order: SVU keeping their previous week’s scores of 1.3 and 1.6 ratings. Chicago P.D. improved by a tenth of a point to a 1.6 rating, giving NBC a 1.5 demo rating and 5.6 million viewers for the night.