Ratings: ‘Survivor’ No. 1 Finish Over Special ‘Voice’ Hands CBS Wednesday Win

NBC’s “Law & Order” still enjoys singing competition boost

Last Updated: April 9, 2015 @ 2:12 PM

“Survivor” voted a special “The Voice” off the ratings podium on Wednesday, handing CBS an outright primetime victory.

The CBS reality competition was the top-rated show of the evening, while following broadcast “Criminal Minds” claimed the most total viewers. NBC settled for second overall last night.

CBS was first in ratings with a 1.9 rating/6 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 9.2 million, according to preliminary numbers. “Survivor” at 8 p.m. earned a 2.3/8 and 9.6 million viewers. “Criminal Minds” at 9 received a 2.0/6 and 10.1 million viewers. “CSI: Cyber” at 10 posted a 1.4/5 and 8.1 million viewers.

NBC was second in ratings with a 1.8/6 and in viewers with 7.9 million. “The Voice” at 8 had a 2.1/7 and 9.5 million viewers. “Law & Order: SVU” at 9 got a 1.8/5 — up 20 percent from last week — and 7.3 million viewers. “Chicago PD” at 10 received a 1.5/5 and 6.8 million viewers.

ABC was third in ratings with a 1.6/5 and fourth in viewers with 5.8 million. “The Middle” at 8 had a 1.8/7 and 7.2 million viewers. “The Goldbergs” at 8:30 got a 1.9/6 and 6.5 million viewers. Following a rerun, “Black-ish” at 9:30 received a 1.9/6 and 6.1 million viewers. “Nashville” at 10 posted a 1.1/4 and 4.7 million viewers.

Fox was fourth in ratings with a 1.4/5 and third in viewers with 6.5 million. “American Idol” at 8 was the only show on the network’s schedule, and dipped 22 percent from last week in the key demo.

Univision was fifth in ratings with a 1.0/3 and in viewers with 2.7 million.

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

The CW was seventh in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 1.1 million, airing just reruns.