Wednesday TV Ratings: MODERN FAMILY Rebounds, NASHVILLE Rises, and SUPERNATURAL Drops

     April 4, 2013


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

  • Following last week’s season low rating of 3.2, Modern Family hit a 4.1 rating in the 18-49 demo and 10.59 million viewers for a rise of 28%.  The comedy was the highest rated show of the night.
  • Also up was ABC’s Nashville, which scored a 1.7 rating and 5.59 million viewers.  That’s up 13% from last week’s 1.5 rating.
  • Over at The CW, Supernatural dipped 20% from last week’s 1.0 rating with a 0.8 rating and 1.98 million viewers.

Hit the jump for the full ratings report for Wednesday, April 3rd, including Criminal Minds, How to Live With Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life), Suburgatory, and more.


  • how-to-live-with-your-parentsThe Middle notched a 2.0 rating and 7.17 million viewers, which is up 11% from last week’s 1.8 rating.
  • A new episode of Suburgatory garnered a 1.8 rating and 5.79 million viewers, dropping 5% from last week’s 1.9 rating.
  • Modern Family scored a 4.1 rating and 10.59 million viewers, rising 28% from last week’s season low 3.2 rating.
  • The series premiere of the new comedy How to Live With Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life) hit a 2.9 rating and 8.36 million viewers, which is up from Suburgatory’s performance in the time slot but on par with the premiere of Don’t Trust the B in Apt. 23.
  • Finally, Nashville hit a 1.7 rating and 5.59 million viewers, rising 13% from last week’s 1.5 rating.


  • Criminal Minds earned a 2.8 rating and 10.68 million viewers, which is down 7% from its last original episode’s 3.0 rating.
  • CSI was also down, notching a 2.1 rating and 9.76 million viewers for a drop of 9% from its last new episode’s 2.3 rating.


  • The procedural Law & Order: SVU hit a 1.6 rating and 6.24 million viewers, which is down 6% from last week’s 1.7 rating.
  • Also down was Chicago Fire, which earned a 1.6 rating and 6.26 million viewers for a 6% drop from last week’s 1.7 rating.

The CW

  • Over at The CW, Arrow garnered a 0.9 rating and 2.84 million viewers, which is even with last week’s performance.
  • Supernatural notched a 0.8 rating and 1.98 million viewers, down 20% from last week’s 1.0 rating.


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