Ratings: ‘Super Fun Night’ Slips, ‘Modern Family’ Stays on Top

Ratings: 'Super Fun Night' Slips, 'Modern Family' Stays on Top

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There was a three-way tie atop the ratings leader board on Wednesday night between CBS, Fox and ABC, though the nature of live sports made Fox's initial numbers very approximate. ABC's new “Super Fun Night,” which premiered strong, continued to slip.

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CBS, Fox and ABC each had a 2.4 rating/7 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic. CBS finished first in ratings with 10.1 million viewers, Fox was second with 8.1 million viewers, ABC third with 7.5 million viewers.

For CBS, “Survivor” at 8 earned a 2.5/7 and 9.9 million viewers. “Criminal Minds” at 9 got a 2.7/7 and 11 million viewers  — making it the most-watched program of the evening. At 10, “CSI” received a 2.0/6 and 9.4 million viewers.

The only show on Fox's schedule was the Boston Red Sox vs. Detroit Tigers American League Championship Game 4.

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For ABC, the special “Toy Story of Terror” at 8 earned a 3.0/9 and 10.3 million viewers. “Back in the Game” at 8:30 received a 1.8/5 and 6.2 million viewers. “Modern Family” at 9 was once again the highest-rated show of the night, earning a 4.0/11 and 10.9 million viewers. At 9:30, “Super Fun Night” received a 2.1/6 and 6 million viewers. The ratings represent a 16 percent drop, following the prior week's 22 percent decline. “Nashville” at 10 got a 1.7/5 and 5.8 million viewers.

NBC was in fourth in ratings with a 1.4/4 and in total viewers with 5.9 million. “Revolution” at 8 earned a 1.4/4 and 5.4 million viewers. “Law & Order: SVU” at 9 received a 1.7/5 and 7.4 million. “Ironside” at 10 got a 1.1/3 and 4.9 million viewers. Though it looked like “Ironside” was down from last week in 56 metered markets ratings, it ended up flat in the demo.

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Univision was in fifth in ratings with a 1.2/3 and in viewers with 3.1 million.

The CW was sixth in ratings with a 0.9/3 and in total viewers with 2.6 million. “Arrow” at 8 earned a 1.1/3 and 3 million viewers. At 9, “The Tomorrow People” received a 0.8/2 and 2.2 million viewers.

Telemundo was seventh in ratings with a 0.5/1 and in total viewers with 1.2 million.