U.S. Broadcast Television Ratings for the Week Ended Aug. 12

The following table lists the top 25 broadcast television shows for the week of 08/06/12 through 08/12/12. The programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK PROGRAM                       NET  RATING  SHARE    TIME
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  1  SUM OLYM TUE PRIME 2(S)       NBC   17.6    29     8:00 PM
  2  SUM OLYM CLOSE CEREM(S)       NBC   17.0    27     8:30 PM
  3  SUM OLYM WED PRIME 2(S)       NBC   16.8    28     8:00 PM
  4  SUM OLYM MON PRIME 2(S)       NBC   15.8    25     8:00 PM
  5  SUM OLYM THU PRIME 2(S)       NBC   13.6    23     8:00 PM
  6  SUM OLYM FRI PRIME 2(S)       NBC   13.2    24     9:00 PM
  7  SUM OLYM SAT PRIME 3(S)       NBC   12.6    23     9:00 PM
  8  LONDON GOLD(S)                NBC   12.4    22     7:00 PM
  9  NCIS                          CBS    4.6     8     8:00 PM
 10  60 MINUTES                    CBS    4.1     7     7:14 PM
 11  BIG BANG THEORY, THE          CBS    3.6     6     8:00 PM
 12  NCIS: LOS ANGELES             CBS    3.5     5     9:00 PM
 13  BIG BROTHER 14-WED            CBS    3.4     6     8:00 PM
 14  BIG BROTHER 14-SUN            CBS    3.3     5     8:15 PM
 15  BIG BROTHER 14-THU            CBS    3.2     5     9:00 PM
 16  TWO AND A HALF MEN - THU      CBS    3.0     5     8:31 PM
 17  PERSON OF INTEREST - TUE      CBS    2.9     5    10:00 PM
 18  20/20-FRI                     ABC    2.8     5    10:00 PM
 18  CSI                           CBS    2.8     5    10:00 PM
 18  MENTALIST, THE - SUN          CBS    2.8     5    10:14 PM
 18  QUE NO PODIA AMAR FRI         UNI    2.8     5     8:58 PM
 22  2 BROKE GIRLS 9PM             CBS    2.7     4     9:00 PM
 22  CRIMINAL MINDS                CBS    2.7     4     9:00 PM
 22  QUE NO PODIA AMAR THU         UNI    2.7     4     9:57 PM
 25  20/20-FRIDAY                  ABC    2.6     4     9:01 PM

(S) = Special
Each ratings point equals 1.147 million homes.

Figures include live viewing and same-day digital-video recorder
playback.

Source: Nielsen

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