Ratings: Criminal Minds Hits 6-Month High, SVU and Modern Family at Lows

Criminal Minds Ratings

An eventful episode of CBS’ Criminal Minds this Wednesday drew 7.4 million total viewers and a 1.5 rating (per finals), rising 7 and 25 percent to deliver its largest audience since March 22 and hit a 6-month high in the demo.

Bookending the crime drama, Survivor (8.3 mil/1.8) was steady while Beyond Borders (5 mil/0.9) ticked up a tenth.

Over on NBC, bubble drama Blindspot (4.2 mil/0.9) and Chicago PD (6.2 mil/1.2) held steady, while SVU (5.1 mil/1.0) dipped a tenth in the demo, hitting a series low.


ABC | The Goldbergs (5.2 mil/1.4) and Speechless (4.4 mil/1.2) were steady, while Modern Family (5.7 mil/1.7) slipped to mark series lows; black-ish (4.2 mil/1.2) dipped a tenth. Designated Survivor (4.6 mil/0.9) slipped 10 percent and two tenths to hit and match series lows.

THE CW | With baseball preemptions now factored out, Arrow (1.4 mil/0.5, average reader grade of “B+”) and The 100 (850K mil/0.3) were steady.

FOX | Shots Fired (3.1 mil/0.8) was flat, while Empire (5.6 mil/1.9) slipped to new lows.

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