Wednesday TV Show Ratings: American Idol, Criminal Minds, Arrow, Supernatural, Nashville

American Idol ratingsWednesday, January 16, 2013 ratingsNew episodes: American Idol, The Middle, The Neighbors, Modern Family, Suburgatory, Nashville, Criminal Minds, CSI, Arrow, and Supernatural. Episode reruns: NCIS, Whitney, Guys With Kids, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, and Chicago Fire.

8pmThe Middle: 2.3 in the demo (-4% change) with 8.20 million.
8:30pmThe Neighbors: 1.9 in the demo (-10% change) with 6.17 million.
9pmModern Family: 4.3 in the demo (-9% change) with 11.02 million.
9:30pmSuburgatory: 2.4 in the demo (-8% change) with 6.35 million.
10pmNashville: 2.2 in the demo (+5% change) with 6.54 million.

8pmNCIS: (rerun) 1.1 in the demo with 8.38 million.
9pmCriminal Minds: 2.8 in the demo (-10% change) with 12.53 million.
10pmCSI: Crime Scene Investigation: 2.3 in the demo (+5% change) with 11.10 million.

The CW:
8pmArrow: 1.1 in the demo (+10% change) with 3.13 million.
9pmSupernatural: 0.9 in the demo (0% change) with 2.07 million.

8pmAmerican Idol: 6.0 in the demo with 17.80 million.
Year-to-year, the premiere was way down — vs a 7.4 demo rating and 21.93 million total viewers.

8pmWhitney: (rerun) 0.8 in the demo with 2.66 million.
8:30pmGuys with Kids: (rerun) 0.8 in the demo with 2.35 million.
9pmLaw & Order: SVU: (rerun) 0.6 in the demo with 2.73 million.
10pmChicago Fire: (rerun) 1.0 in the demo with 3.45 million.

These are the fast affiliate ratings. The “demo” refers to the viewers in the 18-49 demographic. The percentages represent the change since the previous original episode. (Percentages aren’t given for reruns or specials.) “Million” refers to the total number of viewers.

To see past ratings for a particular show, click the show’s link. The show pages are updated with the daily final ratings when they become available. Those pages include percentage changes in both the demo and total viewership, in addition to season averages to date.

What were you watching last night? The season premiere of American Idol or perhaps the returns of Arrow, Supernatural, Criminal Minds, or CSI? Something even better?

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