Nielsen's top programs for April 25-May 1

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Posted: May 03, 2011 1:58 PM
Nielsen's top programs for April 25-May 1

Prime time viewership numbers compiled by the Nielsen Co. for April 25-May 1. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

1. "Dancing With the Stars" (Monday), ABC, 22.38 million.

2. "American Idol" (Wednesday), Fox, 22.32 million.

3. "American Idol" (Thursday), Fox, 19.60 million.

4. "Dancing With the Stars" (Tuesday), ABC, 18.28 million.

5. "The Mentalist," CBS, 13.53 million.

6. "Dancing With the Stars" (Special _ Tuesday), ABC, 13.08 million.

7. "Body of Proof," ABC, 11.86 million.

8. "The Voice," NBC, 11.78 million.

9. "Survivor: Redemption Island," CBS, 11.32 million.

10. "Better With You," ABC, 11.23 million.

11. "NCIS," CBS, 11.21 million.

12. "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," CBS, 10.84 million.

13. "60 Minutes" (7-7:46 p.m. Eastern), CBS, 10.74 million.

14. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 10.71 million.

15. "Grey's Anatomy," ABC, 10.67 million.

16. "NCIS: Los Angeles," CBS, 10.29 million.

17. "Blue Bloods," CBS, 10.06 million.

18. "Bones," Fox, 9.70 million.

19. "60 Minutes" (7:46-8 p.m. Eastern), CBS, 9.51 million.

20. "Desperate Housewives," ABC, 9.44 million.

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