'NCIS' makes case for top Nielsen spot

A media frenzy surrounding an unidentified criminal prompts A media frenzy surrounding an unidentified criminal prompts Gibbs (Mark Harmon, right) barber to question his son's involvement and ask for Gibbs help in ruling out his son as a prime suspect, on an episode of "NCIS." Photo Credit: Handout

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'NCIS" was the most-watched show for the week ending Sunday, according to Nielsen. Here are the 10 most-watched programs, ranked by millions of viewers.

1. "NCIS," CBS, 20.8 million

2. "THE BIG BANG THEORY," CBS, 17.6

3. "NCIS: LOS ANGELES," CBS, 16.2

4. "PERSON OF INTEREST," CBS, 14.6

5. "TWO AND A HALF MEN," CBS, 13.5

6. "AMERICAN IDOL," THURSDAY, Fox, 13.1

7. "AMERICAN IDOL" WEDNESDAY, Fox, 12.8

8. "AMERICAN IDOL" TUESDAY, Fox, 11.7

9. "60 MINUTES," CBS, 11.6

10. "BLUE BLOODS," CBS, 10.7

Note: On cable, "The Bible" (History channel) drew 10.8 million viewers in its second week.

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