carly rose sonenclar x factor top 6 fox TV ratings: 'Criminal Minds' and 'X Factor' lead Wednesday as 'Chicago Fire' risesFinal National ratings for Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

CBS scored a win in total viewers Wednesday night thanks to “Criminal Minds” and “Survivor: Philippines” — and no thanks to its Grammy nominations special, which finished third at 10 o’clock. FOX led the night in adults 18-49 with “The X Factor.”

Elsewhere, “Chicago Fire” scored a series high in total viewers and its second-best adults 18-49 rating for NBC. ABC’s “Modern Family” rerun pulled in pretty solid numbers, nearly leading the 9 p.m. hour in adults 18-49.

CBS averaged 9.1 million viewers and a 5.7 rating/9 share in households to lead the night over FOX (8.25 million, 5.0/8). ABC (6.8 million, 4.4/7) came in third. NBC (5.7 million, 3.8/6) was fourth, and The CW (2.7 million, 1.7/3) trailed.

FOX won the 18-49 demographic with a 2.8 rating, beating CBS’ 2.5. ABC scored a 2.2 to finish third, followed by NBC, 1.6, and The CW, 1.0.

]]>8 p.m. CBS: “Survivor: Philippines” (10.6 million viewers, 6.4/10 households)
FOX: “The X Factor” (8.15 million, 5.0.8)
ABC: “The Middle” (8 million, 4.9/8)/”The Neighbors” (6.4 million, 4.0/6)
NBC: “Whitney” (3.9 million, 2.6/4)/”Guys With Kids” (3.6 million, 2.3/4)
The CW: “Arrow” (3.35 million, 2.1/3) 18-49 leader: “Survivor: Philippines” (2.9) 9 p.m. CBS: “Criminal Minds” (11.3 million, 7.1/11)
FOX: “The X Factor” (8.35 million, 5.1/8)
ABC: “Modern Family” rerun (8.4 million, 5.2/8)/”Suburgatory” (6.1 million, 3.9/6)
NBC: “Law & Order: SVU” (6.15 million, 4.2/6)
The CW: “Supernatural” (2.1 million, 1.3/2) 18-49 leader: “Criminal Minds” (3.0) 10 p.m. NBC: “Chicago Fire” (7.2 million, 4.8/8)
ABC: “Nashville” (5.95 million, 4.1/7)
CBS: Special – “The Grammy Nominations Concert Live” (5.4 million, 3.5/6) 18-49 leader: “Chicago Fire” and “Nashville” tied at 1.9

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company. More ratings at Zap2it: Daily, weekly and cable

Posted by:Rick Porter