Ratings: Survivor, All of ABC Rise; NBC Dramas Return Down; Arrow Slips

Survivor Season 29 Ratings

The penultimate episode of Survivor Cycle 29 on Wednesday night drew 9.5 million total viewers and a 2.4 demo rating (per finals), up 8 and 14 percent week-to-week.

Leading out of that, Criminal Minds (10.1 mil/2.1, tying a series low) dipped a tenth and Stalker (7.3 mil/1.5) slipped two tenths.

Elsewhere….

THE CW | Arrow (3.1 mil/1.1) dropped 20 and 21 percent from last week’s boffo crossover numbers; The 100 (1.6 mil/0.6) was steady.

ABC | The Middle (8.1 mil/2.2) rose 16 and 38 percent (to match its best demo number since January), The Goldbergs (7.4 mil/2.2) grew 12 and 29 percent, and Modern Family (9.7 mil/3.1) and black-ish (7.3 mil/2.3) each ticked up about 10 percent. Nashville (5.7 mil/1.5) was up 6 and 15 percent, drawing its second-largest audience of the season while tying the season’s demo high.

NBC | Mysteries of Laura returned to 8.1 mil and a 1.2, down 7 and 14 percent from its last fresh outing. SVU (6.9 mil/1.4) fell 13 and 22 percent (tying its series low), while Chicago PD (6.7 mil/1.5) slipped 10 percent and a tenth.

FOX | A two-hour Hell’s Kitchen (3.6 mil/1.2) matched last week’s numbers.

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