Nielsen ratings: Viewers love their 'NCIS'

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." (Credit: Handout)

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

1. "NCIS," CBS, 20.7 million

2. "NCIS: Los Angeles," CBS, 17.0


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3. "American Idol" Wednesday, Fox, 13.3

4. "American Idol" Thursday, Fox, 12.6

5. "60 Minutes," CBS, 12.0

6. "Castle," ABC, 10.8

7. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 10.7

8. "Golden Boy," CBS, 10.6

9. "Modern Family," ABC, 10.5

10. "2 Broke Girls," CBS, 10.4

Note: On cable TV, "The Bible" on History attracted 13.1 million viewers, while AMC's "The Walking Dead" had 11.3 million.

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