Ratings: CBS, ABC and Fox Cause Another 3-Way Wednesday Tie

CBS holds the others off in total viewers with “Survivor” premiere

Last week, it was NBC, Fox and ABC tying atop Wednesday’s key 18-49 demographic. This time, CBS grabbed NBC’s slot in the three-way mix.

The Les Moonves-led broadcaster finished first in total viewers thanks to its “Survivor” season premiere. NBC, which was out of the demo running and in fourth place this time around, was a close second in overall eyeballs.

CBS, Fox and ABC tied for first in ratings, all with a 1.6 rating/5 share in the advertiser-coveted demographic. CBS finished first in total viewers with 7.2 million, according to preliminary numbers. Fox was third in viewers with 6.1 million, ABC was fourth with 5.5 million.

For CBS, “Survivor: Kaoh Rong” at 8 p.m. earned a 1.9/6 and 8.4 million viewers. At 9:30, “Black-ish” had a 1.8/6 and 5.8 million viewers. “American Crime” at 10 got a 0.8/3 and 3.2 million viewers.

For Fox, “American Idol” at 8 received a 2.0/7 and 8.2 million viewers. At 9, “Hell’s Kitchen” posted a 1.3/4 and 4 million viewers.

NBC was fourth in ratings with a 1.4/5, but second in viewers with 7.1 million. At 8, “The Mysteries of Laura” had a 1.0/3 and 6.3 million viewers. At 9, “Law & Order: SVU” got a 1.6/5 and 7.7 million viewers. “Chicago P.D.” at 10 received a 1.6/6 and 7.5 million viewers.

The CW was fifth in ratings with a 0.9/3 and in viewers with 2.2 million. At 8, “Arrow” posted a 0.9/3 and 2.5 million viewers. “Supernatural” at 9 had a 0.8/3 and 2 million viewers.

Univision was sixth in ratings with a 0.7/2 and in viewers with 1.8 million.

Telemundo was seventh in ratings with a 0.5/2 and in viewers with 1.3 million.