Lost remained the Wednesday night champ last night, beating Criminal Minds by 200,000 viewers. Last week, Minds bested Lost in total viewers by 30,000. Lost-follower The Nine slumped to its lowest level of the season, a 3.0 rating in 18 to 49s with 8 million viewers, according to Nielsen overnights.
NBC's 30 Rock and Twenty Good Years, which have been struggling since their premieres three weeks ago, were beaten by The CW and America's Next Top Model. Model was up 8 percent from last week, and One Tree Hill was up 20 percent from last week.
Today NBC announced it will move 30 Rock to Thursdays and Twenty Good Years off the schedule.
On Fox, game four of the World Series was rained out and the network had to run repeats.
At 8 p.m., ABC and Dancing with the Stars swooned a 5.1 in 18- to 49-year-olds, with CBS's Jericho getting a 3.2. The CW's Model catwalking to a 2.7, NBC's 30 Rock and Twenty Good Years earning a combined 2.1, and Fox's War rerun at 2.0.
At 9 p.m., ABC's Lost earned a 6.9 rating in 18 to 49s, followed by CBS's Criminal Minds at 4.4. NBC's Biggest Loser weighed in at a 3.3, Fox's War yukked up a 2.1, and CW's One Tree Hill grew to a 1.6.
At 10 p.m., CBS's CSI: NY earned a 5.4, NBC's Dateline earned a 3.2, and ABC's Nine earned a 3.0.
Overall, ABC earned a 5.0 rating/13 share in 18 to 49s, with 14.9 million total average viewers; CBS, 4.3/11, 14.7 million; NBC, 2.9/8, 7.4 million; CW, 2.1/6, 4.5 million; and Fox, 2/5, 5.5 million.