Wednesday TV Ratings: MODERN FAMILY Hits Season Low, SUBURGATORY Rises, NASHVILLE Notches Series Low

     February 7, 2013


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

  • Modern Family took a dive last night, landing a season-low 3.8 rating and 10.14 million viewers.  That’s a drop of 10% from its last original episode’s 4.2 rating, but it still managed to score the second-highest rating of the night.
  • ABC’s whip-smart comedy Suburgatory, on the other hand, saw a decent rise of 17% from last week’s 1.8 rating, garnering a 2.1 rating and 5.88 million viewers.
  • Bringing things back down, though, was Nashville, which scored a 1.7 rating and 5.25 million viewers for a series low.  That’s down 11% from its last new episode’s 1.9 rating.

Hit the jump for the full ratings report for Wednesday, February 6th, including Supernatural, CSI, Chicago Fire, Arrow, Criminal Minds, and more.


  • nashville-ive-been-down-that-road-beforeA new episode of The Middle scored a 2.3 rating and 8.41 million viewers, dropping 8% from its last new episode’s 2.5 rating.
  • New comedy series The Neighbors notched a 1.8 rating and 6.33 million viewers.  That’s a rise of 13% from last week’s 1.6 rating.
  • Wednesday night favorite Modern Family notched a season-low 3.8 rating and 10.14 million viewers, dropping 10% from its last new episode’s 4.2 rating.
  • Suburgatory garnered a 2.1 rating and 5.88 million viewers, rising 17% from last week’s 1.8 rating.
  • Nashville, meanwhile, hit a series-low 1.7 rating and 5.25 million viewers.  That’s a drop of 11% from its last original episode’s 1.9 rating.


  • Over at CBS, Criminal Minds scored a 2.7 rating and 11.83 million viewers.  That’s down 14% from its last new episode’s 3.1 rating.
  • CSI was also down, notching a 2.4 rating and 10.93 million viewers for a drop of 8% from its last new episode’s 2.6 rating.


  • NBC continues to dive, as Whitney earned a 1.2 rating and 3.53 million viewers, dropping 8% from last week’s 1.3 rating.
  • Guys with Kids was up 9% from last week’s 1.1 rating, scoring a 1.2 rating and 3.19 million viewers.
  • Law & Order: SVU hit a 1.5 rating and 5.19 million viewers, dropping 12% from last week’s 1.7 rating.
  • Also down was Chicago Fire, which garnered a 1.8 rating and 6.52 million viewers.  That’s a drop of 14% from last week’s 2.1 rating.

The CW

  • Arrow notched a 1.0 rating and 2.95 million viewers, which is up 11% from last week’s 0.9 rating.
  • Supernatural garnered a 0.9 rating and 2.22 million viewers, which is even with last week’s numbers.


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