TV ratings: 'Criminal Minds' finale leads CBS to Wednesday victory, 'Nashville' up for ABC

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, May 22, 2013The 2012-13 TV season (as measured by Nielsen) ended with a CBS victory, thanks to the two-hour season finale of "Criminal Minds."The crime drama was off significantly from last year's finale, but it did improve a little on its numbers from a week ago. The season finales of "The Middle," "Modern Family" and "Nashville" were all up a bit for ABC. "Law & Order: SVU" ticked up with its finale on NBC, but "Chicago Fire" slipped from last week. "Masterchef" opened its season to decent ratings on FOX.CBS finished the night with just under 9 million viewers and a 5.8 rating/10 share in households. ABC (6.9 million, 4.5/7) came in second, a little bit ahead of NBC (6.3 million, 4.4/7). FOX took fourth with 5.2 million viewers and a 3.2/5. The CW drew 1.1 million viewers and a 0.8/1.ABC and CBS tied for the lead among adults 18-49,...


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