Shemar Moore in Criminal Minds by Craig Sjodin\ABC Studios/CBS Shemar Moore in Criminal Minds by Craig Sjodin\ABC Studios/CBS

Lots to talk about with this Wednesday's ratings, so let's jump into it!

8 pm/ET
Pushing Daisies topped the hour in total viewers (8.88 million) and demos, growing 300 thou from its last fresh entry. Kid Nation (7.53 mil, up 380K) placed second, followed by Fox's Back to You (7.3 mil) and 'Til Death (7.36 mil), each of which gained about 900K. Behind Phenomenon, Top Model (5.35 mil) added 280 thou and hit a season high in demos.

9 pm
Criminal Minds surged 1.16 mil to deliver its largest audience (15.7 mil) since Feb. 7, as well as top Private Practice (11.45 mi, up 220K) for the first time ever in the demos. Kitchen Nightmares drew a series high of 6.98 mil, followed by Bionic Woman (6.3 mil, down another 140 thou). Gossip Girl (2.93 mil) gained 430 thou to enjoy its best outing since the premiere.

10 pm
CSI: NY inched up 170K, to 13.04 mil, and won the demos. Dirty Sexy Money (8.2 mil) dipped 180 thou, while NBC's Life came to life with a 530K increase.