Rock-and-roll night on "American Idol" rolled to the top of the Wednesday ratings in total viewers. Yet ABC's "Modern Family" was the No. 1 show with young adults.

"Idol" averaged 11.8 million viewers for a two-hour show, according to updated ratings. "Idol" was down from 17.1 million for the comparable show last year.

Still, that prime-time average put Fox ahead of CBS with 10 million, ABC with 7.3 million, NBC with 6.2 million and The CW with 2.4 million. Fox also won the 18-to-49 age group, and CBS edged ABC in that count.

CBS' best showing came from "Criminal Minds" with 10.8 total million viewers, followed by "CSI" with 9.9 million and "Survivor" with 9.3 million.

"Modern Family" drew 10.9 million viewers to ABC and helped boost the premiere of "How to Live With Your Parents" to 8.4 million. The rest of ABC's lineup: "The Middle" with 7.2 million, "Suburgatory" with 5.8 million and "Nashville" with 5.5 million.

NBC's "Chicago Fire" topped "Nashville" with 6.4 million viewers. "Law & Order: SVU" was close behind with 6.3 million. "Dateline NBC," relocated to 8 p.m., averaged 5.9 million. The CW's best was "Arrow" with 2.9 million fans, followed by "Supernatural" with 1.9 million.

In Orlando, "Idol" averaged 172,300 viewers for a show featuring the seven finalists."Modern Family" ranked second with 157,900 viewers.

Then came the three CBS series: the surprisingly durable "Survivor" with 156,900 viewers, "Criminal Minds" with 147,300 and "CSI" with 146,100.

Two other series, both on ABC, topped the 100,000-viewer mark: "How to Live With Your Parents" with 120,700 viewers and "The Middle" with 119,100.

The top series with the 25-to-54 age group were, in order: "Modern Family," "Criminal Minds," "Survivor," "CSI" and "American Idol."