Thomas Gibson

CBS topped Wednesday, led by a href="http://www.tvguide.com/tvshows/criminal-minds/192244" target="_blank">Criminal Minds.

The drama drew 11.6 million viewers and a 2.7 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, up 17 percent from last week. Survivor: Blood vs. Water (9.8 million, 2.4) dropped a tenth and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (10.3 million, 1.9) rose a tenth.

Modern Family (10.6 million, 3.8) was the top-rated show of the night, but fell a tenth from its last new episode. The rest of ABC's lineup returned up.

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On NBC, Revolution (5.1 million, 1.4) was flat at its series low, whileLaw & Order: Special Victims Unit (6.1 million, 1.6) climbed a tenth. 

Fox's The X Factor (5.8 million, 1.7) was up two tenths, and The CW's Arrow (3 million, 1.1) and The Tomorrow People (1.7 million, 0.6) were up and flat, respectively.

8 p.m.
CBS: 
Survivor: Blood vs. Water 9.8 million viewers (2.4 demo rating) 
ABC: The Middle 8.9 million (2.3); Back in the Game 6.4 million (1.8)
NBC: Revolution 5.1 million (1.4)
Fox: The X Factor 5.8 million (1.7) [8-10 p.m.]
CW: Arrow 3 million (1.1)

9 p.m.
CBS:
 Criminal Minds 11.6 million (2.7)
ABC: Modern Family 10.6 million (3.8); Super Fun Night 5.9 million (2.1)
NBC: Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 6.1 million (1.6) 
CW: The Tomorrow People 1.7 million (0.6)

10 p.m.
CBS:
 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 10.3 million (1.9)
ABC: Nashville 5.4 million (1.5)
NBC: Dateline 5.1 million (1.1)