Ratings: Criminal Minds and CSI Rise, Fire Cools
The former drew 11.5 million total viewers and a 3.0 demo rating, up 11 and 15 percent from its last fresh outing. CSI meanwhile celebrated its early Season 14 renewal with gains of 10 and 21 percent, to 10.4 mil/2.3.
Opening the Eye’s night, Survivor (9.6 mil/2.5) dipped two tenths.
* Fox’s American Idol (12.7 mil/3.5) let slip a handful of eyeballs and dipped 8 percent.
* Whitney‘s penultimate episode did 3.2 mil/1.1, down a tenth. SVU at 9 o’clock drew 5.45 mi/1.5, steady in audience but slipping a tenth. Chicago Fire returned to 6.33 mil/1.7, down 4 and 15 percent.
* The Neighbors‘ penultimate episode was flat at 4.7 mil/1.4, while Suburgatory (4.2 mil/1.5) dropped 9 and 12 percent versus its previous lead-out from a Modern Family repeat, hitting series lows.
* The CW’s Arrow (2.9 mil/0.9) ticked down a tenth, while Supernatural was rock-steady at 2.14 mil/0.9.