Ratings: Idol On Top; CSI Finale Rises
American Idol | Photo Credits: Michael Becker/Fox
American Idol led Fox to another Wednesday night victory despite falling from last week's numbers.
Idol drew 16.1 million viewers and a 4.4 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, down three-tenths from last week.
CBS finished in second place, with Survivor (9.7 million, 2.7) and CSI (10.6 million, 2.4) — which aired its season finale — improving slightly. Criminal Minds (11.5 million, 2.8) hit a series low.
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ABC's lineup all rose or held steady except for The Middle (6.5 million, 1.9), which dropped to a season low.
The just-renewed Law & Order: SVU fell to 5.7 million viewers and a 1.7.
CBS: Survivor: One World 9.7 million viewers (2.7 demo rating)
ABC: The Middle 6.5 million (1.9); Suburgatory 5.8 million (2.0)
Fox: American Idol 16.1 million (4.4) [8-10 p.m.]
NBC: Betty White's Off Their Rockers 5.5 million (1.5); Betty White's Off Their Rockers 5.4 million (1.6)
CW: America's Next Top Model (R) 0.9 million (0.3)
CBS: Criminal Minds 11.5 million (2.8)
ABC: Modern Family 10.3 million (4.3); Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 7.1 million (2.3)
NBC: Rock Center with Brian Williams 3.6million (0.8)
CW: America's Next Top Model 1.05 million (0.4)
CBS: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 10.6 million (2.4)
ABC: Revenge 6.9 million (2.2)
NBC: Law & Order: SVU 5.7 million (1.7)
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