Top 20 prime-time TV programs

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Posted: Oct 19, 2010 4:30 PM
Top 20 prime-time TV programs

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by the Nielsen Co. for Oct. 11-17. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

1. "Dancing With the Stars," ABC, 19.53 million.

2. "NCIS," CBS, 19.2 million.

3. NFL Football: Indianapolis at Washington, NBC, 19.12 million.

4. "Dancing With the Stars Results," ABC, 16.08 million.

5. "NCIS: Los Angeles," CBS, 16.05 million.

6. "The Mentalist," CBS, 15.13 million.

7. "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," CBS, 14.45 million.

8. "Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick," NBC, 14.06 million.

9. "Criminal Minds," CBS, 14 million.

10. "Two and a Half Men," CBS, 13.47 million.

11. "60 Minutes," CBS, 12.83 million.

12. "Desperate Housewives," ABC, 12.67 million.

13. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 12.57 million.

14. "Undercover Boss," CBS, 12.41 million.

15. "Survivor: Nicaragua," CBS, 12.32 million.

16. "Grey's Anatomy," ABC, 12.11 million.

17. "The Good Wife," CBS, 11.82 million.

18. "Modern Family," ABC, 11.45 million.

19. "Glee," Fox, 11.36 million.

20. "The OT," Fox, 11.34 million.

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ABC is owned by The Walt Disney Co.; CBS is a division of CBS Corp.; Fox is a unit of News Corp.; NBC is owned by General Electric Co.