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Final National ratings for Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

CBS scored a win in total viewers Wednesday night thanks to "Criminal Minds" and "Survivor: Philippines" -- and no thanks to its Grammy nominations special, which finished third at 10 o'clock. Fox led the night in adults 18-49 with "The X Factor."

Elsewhere, "Chicago Fire" scored a series high in total viewers and its second-best adults 18-49 rating for NBC. ABC's "Modern Family" rerun pulled in pretty solid numbers, nearly leading the 9 p.m. hour in adults 18-49.

CBS averaged 9.1 million viewers and a 5.7 rating/9 share in households to lead the night over Fox (8.25 million, 5.0/8). ABC (6.8 million, 4.4/7) came in third. NBC (5.7 million, 3.8/6) was fourth, and The CW (2.7 million, 1.7/3) trailed.

Fox won the 18-49 demographic with a 2.8 rating, beating CBS' 2.5. ABC scored a 2.2 to finish third, followed by NBC, 1.6, and The CW, 1.0.

Wednesday hour by hour:

8 p.m.

CBS: "Survivor: Philippines" (10.6 million viewers, 6.4/10 households)

Fox: "The X Factor" (8.15 million, »

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