Ratings: Criminal Minds Rises, Arrow Slips, Nashville Dips to New Lows

Criminal Minds Ratings

CBS’ Criminal Minds this Wednesday drew 9.3 million total viewers and a 1.9 rating (per finals), rising 5 percent and three tenths to deliver best-since-premiere numbers.

Opening the Eye’s night, Survivor (9.9 mil/2.3) boasted its largest audience of the season and its best number since Sept. 30. Come 10 pm, Code Black (8.4 mil/1.4) dipped a tenth from last week’s season high.

Elsewhere in the ratings….

THE CW | Arrow (2.8 mil/1.0, average reader grade “B+”) fell 23 and 29 percent from last week’s crossover/season highs. Supernatural (1.9 mil/0.7, “A-“) slipped two tenths.

ABC | The Middle (8.1 mil/2.0) and The Goldbergs (7 mil/2.0) were steady in the demo, Modern Family (8.2 mil/2.6) rose two tenths and black-ish (6 mil/1.7) inched up one tenth. Nashville (4.1 mil/0.8) ticked down to new series lows.

FOX | Leading out of an Empire rerun (3.4 mil/1.0), Taraji and Terence’s holiday special did 5.1 mil and a 1.5.

NBC | The Mat Franco special did 4.3 mil/1.0, The Illusionists 3.5 mil/0.9.

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