‘The Voice’ tops ‘X Factor’ in ratings, ‘Arrow’ numbers surge

By Daniel S Levine,

NBC’s comeback this season continued, with The Voice easily beating Fox’s The X Factor. Over at The CW, Arrow experienced a nice surge for its fifth episode.

However, CBS actually pulled off a victory in viewers, drawing 10.86 million, reports HitFix. The network averaged a 2.7 18-49 rating, putting it in third place in the demo. Survivor kicked off with 10.25 million viewers and a 2.7 key demo rating, while Criminal Minds had just over 12 million and a 3.0 rating. CSI capped off the night with 10.31 million viewers and a 2.3 18-49 rating.

NBC came in second with 9.3 million viewers, but came out on top in the key demo with a 3.2 average rating. The Voice started with 10.15 million viewers for the first hour and was up to 10.66 million for the second. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the show averaged a 3.7 18-49 rating, which is lower than the recent regular Monday and Tuesday episodes. Still, it helped Chicago Fire jump to 7.1 million viewers and a 3.2 18-49 rating, tying CSI in the demo.

ABC had just over 8 million viewers and a 2.8 18-49 rating. The Middle had 9.1 million viewers and a 2.8 18-49 rating, while The Neighbors had 6.98 million and a 2.1 rating. Modern Family was the most watched show of the night, drawing 12.3 million viewers and a 4.7 18-49 rating. Suburgatory had 7.64 million and a 2.9 18-49 rating, while Nashville had just over 6 million and a 2.0 18-49 rating. That was an 11 percent jump for Nashville, notes Entertainment Weekly.

Fox’s X Factor averaged just under 7 million viewers and a 2.6 18-49 rating.

The CW’s shows both surged. Arrow climbed 30 percent to a 1.3 18-49 rating with 3.7 million viewers. Supernatural also ticked up to 3.7 million and a 1.0 18-49 rating.

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