Nielsen's top programs for Aug. 8-14

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Posted: Aug 16, 2011 5:23 PM
Nielsen's top programs for Aug. 8-14

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by the Nielsen Co. for Aug. 8-14. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

1. "America's Got Talent" (Tuesday), NBC, 11.46 million.

2. "NCIS," CBS, 10.34 million.

3. "America's Got Talent" (Wednesday), NBC, 9.73 million.

4. "60 Minutes," CBS, 8.55 million.

5. "NCIS: Los Angeles," CBS, 8.23 million.

6. "Big Brother 13" (Sunday), CBS, 7.6 million.

7. "Big Brother 13" (Wednesday), CBS, 7.39 million.

8. "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," CBS, 7.36 million.

9. "Big Brother 13" (Thursday), CBS, 7.12 million.

10. "CMA Music Festival," ABC, 7.03 million.

11. "Bachelor Pad," ABC, 7 million.

12. "Hell's Kitchen" (Monday), Fox, 6.59 million.

13. "Dateline NBC," NBC, 6.54 million.

14. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 6.52 million.

15. "Hell's Kitchen" (Tuesday), Fox, 6.41 million.

16. "The Mentalist" (Tuesday), CBS, 6.26 million.

17. "Wipeout" (Tuesday), ABC, 6.25 million.

18. "Flashpoint" CBS, 6.18 million.

19. "So You Think You Can Dance" (Thursday), Fox, 6.13 million.

20. "Master Chef" (Tuesday), Fox, 6.05 million.

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