U.S. Broadcast Television Ratings for the Week Ended Jan. 6

The following table lists the top 25 broadcast television shows for the week of 12/31/12 through 01/06/13. The programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK PROGRAM                       NET  RATING  SHARE    TIME
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  1  NBC NFL PLAYOFF GAME 2(S)     NBC   17.3    28     8:09 PM
  2  NBC NFL PLAYOFF PRE-KICK2(S)  NBC   16.9    29     8:00 PM
  3  BIG BANG THEORY, THE          CBS   11.4    18     8:00 PM
  4  FOX NFC WILDCARD POST GME(S)  FOX   11.2    17     7:39 PM
  5  PERSON OF INTEREST            CBS    9.8    15     9:01 PM
  6  TWO AND A HALF MEN            CBS    9.2    14     8:31 PM
  7  AT&T COTTON BOWL(S)           FOX    7.2    12     8:10 PM
  7  ELEMENTARY                    CBS    7.2    12    10:01 PM
  9  MENTALIST, THE                CBS    6.8    11    10:00 PM
 10  NCIS SPECIAL - 1/1(S)         CBS    6.7    10     8:00 PM
 11  NEW YEAR’S ROCKIN EVE ’13(S)  ABC    6.6    13    10:00 PM
 12  BLUE BLOODS                   CBS    6.5    11    10:02 PM
 12  GOOD WIFE, THE                CBS    6.5    10     9:00 PM
 14  60 MINUTES                    CBS    6.2    10     7:00 PM
 15  NCIS: LOS ANGELES SP 1/1(S)   CBS    6.0     9     9:00 PM
 16  CSI: NY                       CBS    5.9     9     9:01 PM
 17  CHICAGO FIRE                  NBC    5.5     9    10:00 PM
 18  PERSON OF INTEREST-SP(S)      CBS    5.3     8     8:00 PM
 18  SIMPSONS                      FOX    5.3     8     8:03 PM
 20  ONCE UPON A TIME              ABC    5.2     8     8:00 PM
 21  LAW AND ORDER:SVU             NBC    5.0     8     9:00 PM
 21  NYRE CELEBRATES D. CLARK(S)   ABC    5.0     9     8:00 PM
 23  UNDERCOVER BOSS               CBS    4.8     8     8:00 PM
 24  REVENGE                       ABC    4.5     7     9:00 PM
 25  CRIMINAL MINDS                CBS    4.3     7     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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