Ratings: ‘SVU,’ ‘Chicago PD’ Come Back Down to Earth From Crossovers

Still, NBC dramas hit pretty solid numbers

Last Updated: November 20, 2014 @ 8:56 PM

ABC’s entire primetime lineup rose on Wednesday, besting the night’s most-watched network, CBS, for a demo ratings victory.

NBC’s police procedurals came back down to Earth after last week’s boosts from the network’s three-episode crossover, but still posted pretty good numbers for their respective averages. Further down the Nielsen sheet, Univision tied Fox for fourth in the advertiser-sought 18-49 demographic.

ABC was first in ratings with a 2.3 rating/7 share in the key demo, but third in viewers with an average of 7.6 million, according to preliminary numbers. “The Middle” at 8 p.m. got a 2.2/7 and 8.3 million viewers. “The Goldbergs” at 8:30 received a 2.4/7 and 7.7 million viewers. “Modern Family” at 9 scored night-highs of a 3.7/11 and 10.9 million viewers. “Black-ish” at 9:30 earned a 2.6/8 and 7.9 million viewers. “Nashville” at 10 got a 1.5/5 and 5.5 million viewers.

CBS was second in ratings with a 2.1 and first in viewers with 9.5 million. “Survivor” at 8 p.m. received a 2.4/8 and 9.8 million viewers. “Criminal Minds” at 9 p.m. had a 2.3/7 and 10.6 million viewers. “Stalker” at rose to a 1.7 — up 21 percent from last week when it battled the finale to NBC’s three show crossover — and 8 million viewers.

NBC was third in ratings with a 1.6 and second in viewers with 7.9 million. “The Mysteries of Laura” at 8 p.m. had a 1.4/4 and 8.6 million viewers. “Law & Order: SVU” at 9 p.m. got a 1.8/5 — down 25 percent from the previous week’s jump — and 7.9 million viewers. “Chicago P.D.” at 10 p.m. dipped 27 percent to a 1.6/5 and had 7.2 million viewers.

Fox and Univision tied for fourth in ratings, both with a 1.2/4. Fox was fourth in viewers with 3.4 million, Univision was fifth with 3.1 million viewers.

For Fox, “Hell’s Kitchen” at 8 p.m. received a 1.5/5 and 3.9 million viewers. “Red Band Society” at 9 p.m. had a 0.9/3 and 3 million viewers.

The CW was sixth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and in total viewers with 2.1 million. “Arrow” at 8 p.m. got a 0.9/3 and 2.6 million viewers. “The 100” at 9 p.m. received a 0.6/2 and 1.7 million viewers.

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

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