Primetime Ratings: CBS Edges Out Fox as 'Teenage Daughter' Falls Again

'CSI' up 20%; Walters' special down from last year
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CBS
eked out another Wednesday victory with a 3.1 rating/8 share in the 18-49
demo, according to Nielsen overnight numbers. Survivor was down two
tenths to a 3.1 on its final Wednesday of this cycle, and Criminal Minds
was steady with another 3.4. CSI was up
20% to a 3.0 at 10 p.m.

Fox's
90-minute X Factor was up a tenth to a 3.4, but its freshman comedy
continued to slide, dropping another 10% to a 1.9. The network had an overall
3.0/8.

ABC
was third with a 2.1/6. Its only new programming was the special Barbara
Walters Presents: The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2011
, which drew a 2.3
from 9:30-11 p.m., and was down from last year's, which followed an hour-long
Walters' special on Oprah.

NBC's
night of repeats landed it in fourth place with a 1.0/3.

The
CW rounded out the night with repeats for a 0.5/1.

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