The Aussie cut-up’s ABC sitcom Super Fun Night this week drew barely 6 million total viewers and a 2.1 rating, down another 16 percent in the demo to deliver barely 50 percent retention out of Modern Family (10.9 mil/4.0, up a tenth).
Toy Story of TERROR! opened ABC’s night strongly with 10.3 million total viewers and a 3.0 rating, the network’s best numbers in the time slot in almost two years and TV’s highest-rated animated special since Nov. 2011. Leading out of that, Back in the Game held steady at 6.2 mil/1.8.
Capping ABC’s night, Nashville (5.8 mil/1.7) ticked up a tenth. (Read Kim Roots’ latest recap!)
Over on NBC, Revolution (5.4 mil/1.4) ticked down another tenth, marking its third straight week of declines since the season opener. SVU‘s Munch send-off followed with 7.4 mil/1.7, up 17 percent and a tenth. Ironside (4.9 mil/1.1) shed some viewers but was steady in the demo.
CBS’ Survivor (9.9 mil/2.5) was flat, while Criminal Minds (11 mil/2.7) and CSI (9.4 mil/2.0) each rose a tenth.
The CW’s Arrow targeted 3 mil and a 1.1, up 11 percent and two tenths from its opener. The Tomorrow People (2.2 mil/0.8) dipped a tenth from its debut.
Fox’s coverage of the ALCS Game 4 averaged 8.1 mil and a 2.4 based on prelim numbers, up sharply from a year ago’s NLCS Game 4 telecast.