According to Live+Same Day Nielsen Ratings, FOX’s encores of Hell’s Kitchen at 8p (1.3/4) and 9p (1.4/4) 11/3 ranked fourth for the night among Adults 18-49.
ABC’s The Middle (2.9/9) and Better With You (2.5/7) were both flat with last week’s telecasts, while Modern Family (4.8/13) and Cougar Town (3.0/8) were both down week over week (-6% and -9%, respectively). At 10p, the ABC News special In the Spotlight with Robin Roberts: All Access Nashville posted a 1.9/5.
On CBS, Survivor: Nicaragua (3.7/11), Criminal Minds (3.8/10), and The Defenders (2.3/7) were all in line with their prior averages. Through seven original telecasts, new series The Defenders is down -27% from CSI: NY’s year-ago performance in the time period (2.4/7 vs. 3.3/9).
NBC dramas Undercovers (1.3/4) and Law & Order: SVU (2.1/6) both delivered their lowest original ratings of the season, down -7% and -22%, respectively, from last week. Through seven weeks, new series Undercovers is down -16% from Mercy’s comparable performance in the time period last fall (1.6/5 vs. 1.9/6). At 10p, Law & Order: LA (1.9/6) matched its lowest original rating to date, down -21% from its last original on 10/10/20.