Primetime Ratings: World Series Drives Fox to Victory

'CSI' hits season high with 300th episode
Publish date:

The Boston Red Sox's blowout win the opening game of the 2013 World Series helped Fox finish first on Wednesday with an overall 4.1 rating/12 share with adults 18-49, according to Nielsen overnight numbers.

The game drew a 9.4 overnight HH rating, up 7% over last year's first game. Fox will release official numbers later on Wednesday.

CBS was in second with a 2.4/7. The 300th episode of CSI was up a tenth to a season high 2.1 rating. Earlier, Survivor was down 12% with a 2.3 and Criminal Minds was even at a 2.7.

ABC was in third with a 2.2/6. The Middle was down a tenth to a 2.1, and Back in the Game fell 11% to a 1.7. Modern Family dropped 7% to a 3.8 while Super Fun Night rose a tenth to a 2.2. At 10 p.m. Nashville was even with a 1.6.

In fourth was NBC with a 1.2/3.  Revolution was even with a 1.4 and Law & Order fell 22% to a 1.4. Canceled Ironside drew a 0.8.

The CW finished with a 0.8/2. Arrow drew a 0.9 and Tomorrow People posted a 0.6.