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TV Ratings: 'Law & Order: SVU' Jumps, 'Mixology' Hits Low

The NBC procedural improves, while CBS' lineup leads the night against a steady "American Idol."

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"Law and Order: SVU"

CBS nabbed wins among adults 18-49 and total viewers on Wednesday night, starting with a slightly boosted Survivor (2.4 adults) -- up a tenth of a point from last week. Criminal Minds (2.3 adults) took a three-tenths hit at 9 p.m., and CSI (1.7 adults) shed a tenth of a point. CBS averaged a 2.1 rating in the demo and 9.5 million viewers.

Over on Fox, American Idol was reasonably steady with a 2.0 rating among adults 18-49 -- off just a tenth -- and 8.8 million viewers.

NBC had a new Law & Order: SVU (2.0 adults), which jumped three-tenths of a point from last week. Chicago P.D. (1.6 adults) held even, giving NBC an average  1.5 rating in the key demo and 6 million viewers.

Mixology (1.1 adults) fell half of a point to a series low on ABC, with no original lead-in. The network took a 1.0 rating and 3.5 million viewers for the night.

On the CW, The 100 (0.5 adults) dropped a tenth of a point from last week