Ratings: CBS’ ‘Criminal Minds’ 200th Episode Has Most Viewers Since May 2012

Ratings: CBS' 'Criminal Minds' 200th Episode Has Most Viewers Since May 2012

“American Idol” up slightly

Fox won Wednesday as “American Idol” headed into Hollywood week, while the 200th episode of CBS’ “Criminal Minds” reeled in its largest audience since May 2012.

Fox was first in ratings with a 3.9 rating/11 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in viewers with an average of 13.3 million, according to preliminary numbers. ”Idol” was the only show on its schedule, and was the highest-rated and most-watched show of the night.

CBS was second in ratings with a 2.1/6 and in viewers with 10.7 million. Following a rerun, “Criminal Minds” at 9 earned a 2.8/7 — a 27 percent increase from its prior original — and 12.8 million viewers. “CSI” at 10 received a 2.0/6 — up 25 percent — and 11 million viewers.

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ABC was third in ratings with a 1.9/5 and in viewers with 6.7 million. “The Middle” at 8 earned a 2.2/6 and 8.7 million viewers. At 8:30, “Suburgatory” received a 1.7/5 and 6.2 million viewers — its most viewers in more than a year. “Modern Family” at 9 got a 3.5/9 and 10 million viewers. “Super Fun Night” had a 1.6/4 — up 23 percent from last week, which had a rerun lead-in — and 5 million viewers. “Nashville” at 10 got a 1.3/4 and 5.1 million viewers.

NBC was fourth in ratings with a 1.5/4 and in viewers with 5.6 million. At 8, the NBC Sports special “The Making of an Olympian,” had a 1.1/3 and 4.4 million viewers. At 9, “Law & Order: SVU” earned a 1.8/5 and 6.4 million viewers. “Chicago P.D.” at 10 received a 1.7/5 and 6.1 million viewers.

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Univision was fifth in ratings with a 1.3/4 and in total viewers with 3.2 million.

The CW was sixth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and in total viewers with 2.1 million. “Arrow” at 8 earned a 1.0/3 and 2.8 million viewers. “The Tomorrow People” at 9 received a 0.5/1 and 1.4 million viewers.

Telemundo was seventh in ratings with a 0.6/2 and in total viewers with 1.4 million.