modern family nov 20 13 ratings TV ratings: 'Modern Family' falls but still leads Wednesday, 'Criminal Minds' and 'CSI' upFast National ratings for Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013

Wednesday was mostly an off night for the broadcast networks, with a couple of exceptions. “Criminal Minds” and “CSI” were both up for CBS, and “Nashville” rose a little bit on ABC.

Elsewhere, the news wasn’t so good. “Modern Family” had its lowest 18-49 rating of the season, although it was still the night’s top show in the demographic. “The X Factor” was off slightly for FOX, and “Arrow” pointed down as well. “Revolution’s” last episode of 2013 improved a bit in viewers but was flat in adults 18-49.

CBS delivered 11.1 million viewers and a 6.8 rating/11 share in households for the night. ABC (6.9 million, 4.4/7) finished a fairly distant second. FOX (5.5 million, 3.5/5) edged NBC (5.3 million, 3.5/6) for third. The CW trailed with 2.1 million viewers and a 1.3/2.

The 18-49 title also went to CBS, which drew a 2.4 rating in the demo. ABC took second with a 2.0. FOX came in third with a 1.6, followed by NBC, 1.3, and The CW, 0.8.

Wednesday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS: “Survivor: Blood vs. Water” (10.1 million viewers, 5.9/9 households)
ABC: “The Middle” (8.4 million, 5.2/8)/”Back in the Game” (6.1 million, 3.8/6)
FOX: “The X Factor” (5.5 million, 3.4/5)
NBC: “Revolution” (5.25 million, 3.4/5)
The CW: “Arrow” (2.5 million, 1.6/3)

18-49 leader: “Survivor: Blood vs. Water” (2.4)

9 p.m.

CBS: “Criminal Minds” (12.3 million, 7.6/12)
ABC: “Modern Family” (10 million, 6.1/9)/”Super Fun Night” (5.7 million, 3.6/6)
NBC: “Law & Order: SVU” (5.9 million, 3.9/6)
FOX: “The X Factor” (5.5 million, 3.5/5)
The CW: “The Tomorrow People” (1.7 million, 1.1/2)

18-49 leader: “Modern Family” (3.3)

10 p.m.

CBS: “CSI” (11 million, 7.0/12)
ABC: “Nashville” (5.6 million, 3.8/6)
NBC: “Dateline” (4.8 million, 3.3/6)

18-49 leader: “CSI” (2.1)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.

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Posted by:Rick Porter