After taking an across-the-board hit last week against the season premiere of American Idol, ABC and NBC perked up american idol logolast night when HUT levels also rose vs. last Wednesday. The Middle (2.2/7) was up +22%, Suburgatory (1.8/5) +13%, Modern Family (3.5/9) +9% from last week’s season low, Super Fun Night (1.7/4) +13% and Nashville (1.4/4) +8%. New NBC drama Chicago PD continues to mirror the ups and downs of lead-in Law & Order: SVU: Last night, SVU (1.8) was up 29% week to week, and Chicago PD (1.6) was up 7%. At 8 PM, Revolution (1.5) was up 15% with its best result in several months. Fox’s American Idol (4.0) was down 13% from last Wednesday’s season premiere and up a tenth from last Thursday’s episode. Comedy repeats did not work well as a lead-in for CBS’ Wednesday dramas, with both Criminal Minds (2.2) and CSI (1.6) suffering declines — down 8% for Minds and 20% to a series low for CSI. On the CW, Arrow (0.8) was down a tenth, The Tomorrow People (0.5) was flat.