Wednesday TV Ratings: MODERN FAMILY Returns to Season Low, ARROW and NASHVILLE Down

     March 28, 2013


Wednesday evening’s TV ratings are in.  Here’s a brief look at the highlights:

  • The ABC comedy Modern Family returned from its hiatus to a season low 3.2 rating in the 18-49 demo and 8.97 million viewers.  That’s a drop of seven tenths from its last original episode’s 3.9 rating, but still high enough to maintain the honor of the night’s highest rated show.
  • The CW’s Arrow was also down with a 0.8 rating and 2.61 million viewers, which is a drop of two tenths from last week’s 1.0 rating.
  • ABC’s Nashville garnered a 1.5 rating and 5.14 million viewers in its return, which is down a tenth from its last original episode’s 1.6 rating.

Hit the jump for the full ratings report for Wednesday, March 27th, including Supernatural, The Neighbors, Chicago Fire, and more.


  • nashville-imageThe Middle earned a season low 1.8 rating and 6.81 million viewers, which is down three tenths from its last original’s 2.1 rating.
  • The new comedy series The Neighbors notched a 1.5 rating and 5.51 million viewers, rising a tenth from last week’s series low 1.4 rating.
  • Also down was Modern Family, which hit a 3.2 rating and 8.97 million viewers for a season low performance.  That’s down seven tenths from its last new episode’s 3.9 rating.
  • Suburgatory garnered a 1.9 rating and 5.41 million viewers, rising four tenths from last week’s series low 1.5 rating.
  • Nashville hit a 1.5 rating and 5.14 million viewers in its return, dropping a tenth from its last original episode’s 1.6 rating.


  • Over at NBC, Whitney scored a 1.0 rating and 3.11 million viewers and a 1.1 rating and 3.09 million viewers with two back-to-back episodes.  The latter is up a tenth from last week’s 1.0 rating.
  • Law & Order: SVU garnered a 1.7 rating and 6.53 million viewers, up a tenth from last week’s 1.6 rating.
  • New drama series Chicago Fire hit a 1.8 rating and 6.9 million viewers for a rise of one tenth over last week’s 1.7 rating.

The CW

  • Arrow was down two tenths from last week’s 1.0 rating with a 0.8 rating and 2.61 million viewers.
  • Supernatural was even with last week’s 1.0 rating and scored 2.24 million viewers.


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