CBS topped Wednesday, led by Criminal Minds and CSI, both of which matched season highs.
Minds drew 12.3 million viewers and a 2.8 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, up a tenth, while CSI followed with 11 million and a 2.1, growing two tenths. Survivor: Blood vs. Water (10.1 million, 2.4) was down a tenth.
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Modern Family (10 million, 3.3) was the top-rated show of the night, but dropped half a point to a season low and its lowest rating since its first season. The rest of ABC's comedies were also down, but Nashville (5.6 million, 1.6) grew a tenth.
On NBC, Revolution's fall finale (5.2 million, 1.4) hit a series low and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (5.9 million, 1.6) was even.
Elsewhere, The X Factor (5.5 million, 1.6) and Arrow (2.5 million, 0.9) both dipped, and The Tomorrow People (1.7 million, 0.6) was on par with last week.
CBS: Survivor: Blood vs. Water 10.1 million viewers (2.4 demo rating)
ABC: The Middle 8.4 million (2.2); Back in the Game 6.1 million (1.6)
NBC: Revolution 5.2 million (1.4)
Fox: The X Factor 5.5 million (1.6) [8-10 p.m.]
CW: Arrow 2.5 million (0.9)
CBS: Criminal Minds 12.3 million (2.8)
ABC: Modern Family 10 million (3.3); Super Fun Night 5.7 million (1.9)
NBC: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 5.9 million (1.6)
CW: The Tomorrow People 1.7 million (0.6)
CBS: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 11 million (2.1)
ABC: Nashville 5.6 million (1.6)
NBC: Dateline 4.8 million (1.1)