Top 20 prime-time TV programs

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Posted: Dec 08, 2009 5:54 PM

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by the Nielsen Co. for Nov. 30-Dec. 6. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

1. NFL Football: Minnesota at Arizona," NBC, 20.89 million.

2. "Desperate Housewives," ABC, 14.86 million.

3. "NCIS" (Tuesday, 9 p.m.), CBS, 14.28 million.

4. "The OT," Fox, 13.73 million.

5. "Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick," NBC, 13.65 million.

6. "House," Fox, 13.25 million.

7. "Survivor: Samoa," CBS, 12.82 million.

8. College Football: Texas vs. Nebraska, ABC, 12.69 million.

9. "Amazing Race 15," CBS, 12.3 million;

10. "60 Minutes," CBS, 12.05 million.

11. "Two and a Half Men," CBS, 11.38.

12. "Brothers & Sisters," ABC, 10.81 million.

13. "The Mentalist," CBS, 10.73 million.

14. "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," CBS, 10.59 million.

15. "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition," ABC, 10.35 million.

16. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 10.09 million

17. "Biggest Loser 8," NBC, 9.99 million.

18. "Bones," Fox, 9.92 million.

19. "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," CBS, 9.9 million.

20. "Cold Case," CBS, 9.64 million.

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