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." Photo Credit: Handout

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"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

3. "American Idol" Wednesday, Fox, 13.3

4. "American Idol" Thursday, Fox, 12.6

5. "60 Minutes," CBS, 12.0

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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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