Ratings: Criminal Minds Ticks Up With Finale, SVU Hits Series Low

Criminal Minds Renewed Cancelled

CBS’ yet-to-be-renewed Criminal Minds closed Season 10 (and Jennifer Love Hewitt’s one-and-done run) on Wednesday with 9.6 million total viewers and a 1.9 demo rating, up 10 percent and a tenth week-to-week.

Bookending the dark crime drama, Survivor (9.3 mil/2.1) and CSI: Cyber (7.5 mil/1.2) matched series lows.

Elsewhere….

FOX | American Idol (6.9 mil/1.5) dipped 7 percent and one tenth.

THE CW | Arrow (2.4 mil/0.9) and Supernatural (1.6 mil/0.7) were flat.

NBC | Bubble drama Mysteries of Laura (6.2 mil/0.9) dipped to tie its series low. SVU (6.2 mil/1.2) and Chicago PD (6.7 mil/1.4) were down sharply (43 and 22 percent) from last week’s crossover episodes, with the former hitting a series low in the demo.

ABC | The Middle (6.9 mil/1.7) fell three tenths, Goldbergs (6.8 mil/1.9) dropped two, Modern Family (8.5 mil/2.9) was steady, black-ish (6.9 mil/2.3) rose 15 percent and Nashville (5 mil/1.2) added a few eyeballs while ticking down in the demo.

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