U.S. Broadcast Television Ratings for the Week Ended Dec. 30

The following table lists the top 25 broadcast television shows for the week of 12/24/12 through 12/30/12. 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   17.0    27     8:31 PM
  2  SUNDAY NIGHT NFL PRE-KICK     NBC   12.2    20     8:22 PM
  3  OT, THE                       FOX   10.2    17     7:50 PM
  4  FOOTBALL NT AMERICA PT 3      NBC    8.8    14     7:58 PM
  5  BIG BANG THEORY, THE          CBS    7.4    12     8:00 PM
  6  60 MINUTES                    CBS    6.5    10     7:30 PM
  6  PERSON OF INTEREST            CBS    6.5    11     9:01 PM
  8  NCIS 12/25-SP(S)              CBS    6.1    12     8:00 PM
  9  TWO AND A HALF MEN            CBS    5.7     9     8:31 PM
 10  CRIMINAL MINDS 8PM-SP(S)      CBS    5.4     9     8:00 PM
 10  NCIS: LOS ANGELES 12/25(S)    CBS    5.4    10     9:00 PM
 12  ELEMENTARY                    CBS    5.2     9    10:01 PM
 12  KENNEDY CENTER HONORS(S)      CBS    5.2     9     9:00 PM
 14  NBA CHRISTMAS SPECIAL-2(S)    ABC    5.1    11     5:54 PM
 15  NCIS - SUNDAY SPECIAL(S)      CBS    4.9     8     8:30 PM
 16  DATELINE FRI                  NBC    4.5     8     9:00 PM
 17  GOOD WIFE, THE                CBS    3.8     6     9:30 PM
 17  SIMPSONS ENCORE               FOX    3.8     6     8:00 PM
 17  VEGAS 12/25-SP(S)             CBS    3.8     7    10:00 PM
 20  MENTALIST, THE                CBS    3.6     6    10:30 PM
 20  UNDERCOVER BOSS               CBS    3.6     6     8:00 PM
 22  LAW AND ORDER:SVU             NBC    3.5     6     9:00 PM
 22  SHARK TANK SP-12/28(S)        ABC    3.5     6     8:00 PM
 24  48 HOURS                      CBS    3.4     6    10:00 PM
 25  BACK TO THE BEGINNING-2(S)    ABC    3.3     6     9:00 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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