TV ratings: 'Criminal Minds' leads CBS to a big win against soft competition

criminal-minds-CBS.jpg Fast National ratings for Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013

The CBS win was even larger than normal since it had all-new episodes up against ABC's reruns, NBC's special programming, "The X Factor" and a movie on the CW. "Criminal Minds" was the top show of the night with 11 million viewers.

The Eye won with 10.2 million viewers and a 6.2 rating/11 share in households. NBC was second with 4.89 million viewers and a 3.0/5, followed closely by FOX at 4.86 million and a 2.8/5. ABC was fourth at 3.6 million viewers and a 2.3/4 and the CW brought up the rear with 1.8 million and a 1.1/2.

The 18-49 demo title also went to CBS with a 2.2, followed by NBC (1.4), FOX (1.2), ABC (0.8) and the CW (0.5).

Wednesday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS:
"Survivor: Blood vs. Water" (8.8 million viewers, 5.1/9 households)

NBC: "The Making of the Sound of Music Live" (4.9 million, 3.2/5)
ABC: "The Middle"
rerun (4.89 million, 3.1/5)/"Last Man Standing" rerun (4.3 million, 2.7/5)
FOX: "The X Factor" (4.8 million, 2.8/5)
The CW: "Planes, Trains and Automobiles" (1.8 million, 1.1/2)

18-49 leader: "Survivor: Blood vs. Water" (2.2)

9 p.m.

CBS:
"Criminal Minds" (11 million, 6.7/11)
ABC: "Modern Family" rerun (4.96 million, 3.1/5)/"Super Fun Night"
rerun (2.9 million, 1.9/3)
NBC: "SNL Thanksgiving special" (4.93 million, 2.9/5)
FOX: "The X Factor" (4.92 million, 2.9/5)
The CW:
"Planes, Trains and Automobiles" (1.8 million, 1.1/2)

18-49 leader: "Modern Family" (3.3)

10 p.m.

CBS:
"CSI" (10.8 million, 6.7/12)

NBC: "SNL Thanksgiving special" (4.8 million, 2.8/5)

ABC: "Nashville" rerun (2.3 million, 1.6/3)

18-49 leader: "CSI" (2.0)

Ratings information includes live and same-day DVR viewing. All numbers are preliminary and subject to change. Source: The Nielsen Company.

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