Ratings: ‘Modern Family’ Slips to Lowest Fall Rating Since 2009

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CBS wins outright as its two scripted dramas match ratings season highs

ABC’s “Modern Family” slipped to its lowest fall rating since 2009 on Wednesday, despite being the highest-rated show on the night.

CBS was first in ratings with a 2.4 rating/7 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and first in total viewers with an average of 11.1 million, according to preliminary numbers. “Survivor” at 8 p.m. earned a 2.4/7 and 10.1 million viewers. “Criminal Minds” at 9 got a 2.8/8 — matching a season high — and 12.3 million viewers — a new high on the season, also making it the most-watched show of the night. “CSI” at 10 also tied a season high in ratings with a 2.1/6, adding 11 million viewers.

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ABC was second in ratings with a 2.0/6 and in total viewers with 6.9 million. “The Middle” at 8 earned a 2.2/7 — tying a season low — and 8.4 million viewers. “Back in the Game” received a 1.6/5 — a new low to date — and 6.1 million viewers. “Modern Family” at 9 earned a 3.3/9 — its lowest-rated fall telecast since 2009, but still the highest of the night — and 10 million viewers. “Super Fun Night” at 9:30 got a 1.9/5 and 5.7 million viewers. At 10, “Nashville” received a 1.6/5 and 5.6 million viewers.

Fox was third in ratings with a 1.6/5 and in total viewers with 5.5 million. The “X Factor” was the only show on the network’s schedule, earning those numbers.

Univision was in fourth in ratings with a 1.5/4 and fifth in total viewers with 3.8 million.

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NBC was in fifth in ratings with a 1.3/4 and fourth in viewers with 5.3 million. “Revolution” at 8 earned a 1.4/4 — flat for six weeks at a series low — and 5.3 million. “Law & Order” at 9 received a 1.6/4 — flat with last week — and 5.9 million viewers. A “Dateline NBC” special got a 1.1/3 and 4.8 million viewers.

The CW was sixth in ratings with a 0.8/2 and in total viewers 2.1 million. “Arrow” at 8 earned a 0.9/3 and 2.5 million viewers. “The Tomorrow People” at 9 received a 0.6/2 and 1.7 million viewers.

Telemundo was seventh in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in total viewers with 1.2 million.

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