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TV Ratings: CBS Tops New Year's Wednesday Repeats

Driven by an encore of "Criminal Minds," the network scores a victory in the key demo and among total viewers.

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"Criminal Minds"

Without an original program airing across the broadcast networks on the first evening of 2014, CBS inched ahead of ABC for a nightly demo win with an average 1.1 rating among adults 18-49. An encore of Criminal Minds was the network's top performer, helping give it an easy advantage among total viewers with 6.6 million for the night.

A Modern Family repeat topped all programs for the night on ABC, giving the network an average 1.0 rating with adults 18-49 and 3.4 million viewers.

NBC followed with a 0.7 adults 18-49 rating and 2.9 million viewers, while Fox pulled a 0.6 adults rating and 1.7 million viewers.

The CW, also in repeats, brought in a 0.3 rating in the key demo and 1.1 million viewers.