U.S. Broadcast Television Ratings for the Week Ended Dec. 16

The following table lists the top 25 broadcast television shows for the week of 12/10/12 through 12/16/12. The programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK PROGRAM                       NET  RATING  SHARE    TIME
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  1  NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL     NBC   13.9    22     8:31 PM
  2  60 MINUTES                    CBS   12.1    18     7:57 PM
  3  NCIS                          CBS   11.1    17     8:00 PM
  4  BIG BANG THEORY, THE          CBS   10.1    17     8:00 PM
  5  NCIS: LOS ANGELES             CBS    9.7    15     9:00 PM
  6  PERSON OF INTEREST            CBS    8.7    13     9:01 PM
  7  SUNDAY NIGHT NFL PRE-KICK     NBC    8.6    13     8:22 PM
  8  TWO AND A HALF MEN            CBS    8.2    13     8:31 PM
  9  CRIMINAL MINDS                CBS    7.5    12     9:00 PM
 10  VOICE                         NBC    7.4    11     8:00 PM
 11  VOICE-TUE                     NBC    7.1    11     8:00 PM
 12  2 BROKE GIRLS                 CBS    6.8    10     9:00 PM
 12  ELEMENTARY                    CBS    6.8    11    10:01 PM
 12  SURVIVOR:PHILIPPINES FNL(S)   CBS    6.8    10     8:57 PM
 15  2 BROKE GIRLS 930PM SP(S)     CBS    6.7    10     9:30 PM
 15  VEGAS                         CBS    6.7    11    10:00 PM
 17  MODERN FAMILY                 ABC    6.6    10     9:00 PM
 18  HAWAII FIVE-0                 CBS    6.4    10    10:00 PM
 19  FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 3      NBC    6.3    10     7:55 PM
 19  SURVIVOR: PHILIPPINES         CBS    6.3    10     8:00 PM
 21  BIG BANG THEORY, THE:SP(S)    CBS    6.1     9     8:30 PM
 21  CSI                           CBS    6.1    10    10:00 PM
 23  HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER         CBS    5.5     8     8:00 PM
 24  GREY’S ANATOMY                ABC    5.3     8     9:00 PM
 25  BARBARA WALTERS PRESENTS(S)   ABC    5.2     8     9:31 PM

(S) = Special
Each ratings point equals 1.142 million homes.

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

Source: Nielsen

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