The second episode of CBS' Survivor was up a tenth
from last week's lowest-ever premiere to a 2.5 rating with adults 18-49 on
Wednesday, according to Nielsen overnight numbers. Criminal Minds
followed by falling a tenth to a 2.7, tying a series low, while CSI
rebounded 21% from last week to a 2.3. CBS took second on the night with an
overall 2.5 rating/7 share.
Fox won the night as American Idol fell 5% to a 4.1.
ABC came in third with an overall 2.1/6. The Middle
rose 16% to a 2.2, Neighbors improved 12% to a 1.9 and Modern Family
was up 3% to a 3.9. Suburgatory was the lone decline, falling 5% to a
2.0. At 10 p.m., the network aired the 20/20 special MadAbout
Oscar with Katie Couric, which drew a 1.3 rating.
NBC's Whitney tied its series low 1.1 rating, falling
8% from last week and Guys With Kids rose 10% to a 1.1 as well. Law
& Order: SVU rose 13% to a 1.7 and Chicago Fire stayed at a 1.9.
NBC ended up in fourth with a 1.5/4.
The CW rounded out the evening with a 0.9/3. Arrow fell
two tenths in the net's targeted 18-34 demo to a 0.8 and also with 18-49s to a
0.9. Supernatural was also down two tenths with 18-34s to a
0.7 and down a tenth with 18-49s at 0.9.
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