Leading out of a Voice results special — which drew 10.2 million viewers and a 2.4 rating, doubling Mysteries of Laura‘s most recent demo — Law & Order: SVU this Wednesday did 7.9 mil and a 2.0, rising 20 and 33 percent and hitting a season high in the demo.
SVU in fact drew its best non-crossover rating since its September 2014 season opener.
Closing NBC’s night, Chicago P.D. (6.8 mil/1.6) enjoyed its best audience of the season and a six-week high in the demo.
Elsewhere in the ratings….
FOX | Rosewood (5.2 mil/1.4) ticked down a tenth, tying its series low. Empire (11.1 mil/4.2) dipped 5 and 9 percent to its lowest tallies since Season 1’s third and second episodes, respectively.
THE CW | Arrow (2.3 mil/0.9) slipped 11 percent and two tenths, while Supernatural (1.7 mil/0.7) ticked up.
CBS | Survivor (9 mil/2.1), Criminal Minds (8.4 mil/1.6) and Code Black (6.9 mil/1.3) each rose a tenth, with Code Black drawing a best-since-launch rating.
ABC | The Middle (7.6 mil/2.0), Modern Family (8.1 mil/2.7) and black-ish (6 mil/1.9) were all steady, while Goldbergs (7 mil/2.1) and Nashville (4.6 mil/1.0) each dipped a tenth, with the latter tying its series low.