Ratings: Fox Wins Wednesday as ‘American Idol’ Ticks Up

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Second-place ABC’s “Mixology” gets boost on heels of new “Modern Family”

Fox topped Wednesday as “American Idol” ticked up against the competition mixture of originals and repeats.

ABC’s “Mixology” ticked-up by 25 percent following a new “Modern Family.”

Fox was first in ratings with a 2.1 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in viewers with an average of 8.9 million, according to preliminary numbers. “American Idol” was the only show on the network’s schedule.

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ABC was second in ratings with a 1.7/5 and third in viewers with 5.6 million. “The Middle” at 8 p.m. got a 1.8/6 and 6.8 million viewers. “Suburgatory” at 8:30 had a 1.6/5 and 5.2 million viewers. “Modern Family” at 9 earned a night-high 3.4/10 and 9.2 million viewers. “Mixology” at 9:30 received a 1.5/4 — a 25 percent uptick — and 4.2 million viewers. A special “Nashville: On the Record” had a 1.0/3 and 4.2 million viewers.

CBS was third in ratings with a 1.5/5 and second in viewers with 7.6 million. “Survivor” at 8 earned a 2.2/7 and 9.3 million viewers — the largest audience of the night. Repeats followed.

Univision was fourth in ratings with a 1.2/4 and fifth in viewers with 2.9 million.

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NBC was fifth in ratings with a 1.0/3 and fourth in total viewers with 4.1 million, airing entirely repeats.

The CW was sixth in ratings with a 0.6/2 and in viewers with 2.1 million. At 8, “Arrow” tied last week’s series low with a 0.7/2 and 2.2 million viewers. At 9, “The 100″ ticked-up 20 percent to a 0.6/2 and 1.9 million viewers.

Telemundo was seventh in ratings with a 0.4/1 and in total viewers with 1.2 million.