Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley
The 47th Annual Country Music Awards hit a four-year viewership high and topped the night Wednesday.
The three-hour broadcast drew 16.6 million viewers and a 4.7 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, up 24 percent from last year.
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CBS was well behind in second, with Survivor: Blood vs. Water (
9.2 million, 2.5), which grew two tenths, and Criminal Minds
(9.6 million, 2.4) and CSI
(8.9 million, 1.7), both of which were flat.
(5.2 million, 1.4) also held steady, while Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
(5.6million, 1.5) inched up a tenth from its last new episode.
On Fox, The X Factor
(4.5 million, 1.5) dropped seven tenths from its last Wednesday episode a month ago.The CW's Arrow
(2.7 million, 1.0) rose two tenths andThe Tomorrow People
(1.6 million, 0.6) was even.8 p.m.
CBS: Survivor: Blood vs. Water
9.2 million viewers (2.5 demo rating) ABC: 47th Annual Country Music Awards
16.6 million (4.7) [8-11 p.m.]NBC: Revolution
5.2 million (1.4)Fox: The X Factor
4.5 million (1.5) [8-10 p.m.] CW: Arrow
2.7 million (1.0)9 p.m.
CBS: Criminal Minds
9.6 million (2.4)NBC: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
5.6million (1.5) CW: The Tomorrow People
1.6 million (0.6)10 p.m.
CBS: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
8.9 million (1.7)NBC: Dateline NBC
4.5 million (1.1)