Ratings: Criminal Minds Hits Series Low Against P.D./SVU Crossover

Criminal Minds Ratings Low

The penultimate episode of Criminal Minds Season 10 on Wednesday night drew 8.6 million total viewers and a 1.7 rating, down 15 percent and three tenths to hit series lows.

Bookending CBS’ lineup, Survivor (9.2 mil/2.1) and CSI: Cyber (7.2 mil/1.2) also slipped three tenths, both tying series lows.


NBC | Airing at 9 pm, the Chicago PD portion of this week’s three-way crossover event did 8.1 mil and a 1.8, rising 21 percent and three tenths to its best numbers since Nov. 12. At 10 pm, SVU (9.2 mil/2.0) similarly surged 26 percent and two tenths, also to its best numbers since Nov. 12.

THE CW | Arrow (2.4 mil/0.8) slipped 11 percent and two tenths, tying its season low in the demo. Supernatural (1.9 mil/0.6) added some eyeballs while flat in the demo.

FOX | American Idol (7.3 mil/1.6) ticked up a tenth week-to-week.

ABC | The Middle (7.3 mil/2.0) rose two tenths in the demo, The Goldbergs (6.7 mil/2.1) and Nashville (4.8 mil/1.3) were steady, and Modern Family (8 mil/2.9) and black-ish (6 mil/2.0) each dipped a tenth. Every ABC show ticked down in audience, however.

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