Nielsen's top prime-time programs for Aug. 1-7

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Posted: Aug 09, 2011 6:41 PM
Nielsen's top prime-time programs for Aug. 1-7

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by the Nielsen Co. for Aug. 1-7. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

1. "America's Got Talent" (Tuesday), NBC, 11.92 million.

2. "America's Got Talent" (Wednesday), NBC, 9.96 million.

3. "The Bachelorette," ABC, 9.75 million.

4. "NCIS," CBS, 9.69 million.

5. "Bachelorette: After the Final Rose," ABC, 9.31 million;

6. "60 Minutes," CBS, 8.86 million.

7. "NCIS: Los Angeles," CBS, 8.13 million.

8. "Big Brother 13" (Sunday), CBS, 7.84 million.

9. "Big Brother 13" (Thursday), CBS, 7.43 million.

10. "Big Brother 13" (Wednesday), CBS, 6.9 million.

11. "Wipeout" (Thursday), ABC, 6.64 million.

12. "Wipeout" (Tuesday), ABC, 6.60 million.

13. "Flashpoint," CBS, 6.33 million.

14. "Hell's Kitchen" (Tuesday), Fox, 6.32 million.

15. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 6.30 million.

16. "Criminal Minds," CBS, 6.02 million.

17. "Blue Bloods," CBS, 6.01 million.

18. "CSI: NY," CBS, 5.899 million

19. "The Mentalist," CBS, 5.897 million.

20. "Masterchef," Fox, 5.87 million.

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