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.
"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.