CBS’ Survivor launched its 32nd edition on Wednesday with 8.4 million total viewers and a 1.9 rating, down markedly from both its fall opener (9.7 mil/2.5) and its year-ago premiere (10 mil/1.4) yet drawing the night’s largest audience and placing third in the demo behind Modern Family.
Closing the Eye’s night, Code Black (6.4 mil/1.2) was down a tenth.
Elsewhere in the ratings….
FOX | American Idol (8.2 mil/2.0) slipped 12 percent and two tenths to Wednesday lows for this season. Hell’s Kitchen (2 mil/0.8) dropped sharply.
THE CW | Arrow (2.5 mil/0.9) and Supernatural (2 mil/0.8) were flat.
NBC | Mysteries of Laura (6.3 mil/1.0) slipped 10 percent and two tenths to season lows. SVU (7.7 mil/1.6) hit a four-week high in audience while falling three tenths in the demo. Chicago PD (7.5 mil/1.6) was down 10 and 20 percent.
ABC | The Middle (7.2 mil/1.9) ticked up, black-ish (5.8 mil/1.8) was steady, The Goldbergs (6.3 mil/1.9) and American Crime (3.2 mil/0.8) each dipped a tenth and Modern Family (7.4 mil/2.4) slipped two tenths.