U.S. Broadcast Television Ratings for the Week Ended Aug. 25

The following table lists the top 25 broadcast television shows for the week of 08/19/13 through 08/25/13. The programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK PROGRAM                       NET  RATING  SHARE    TIME
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  1  UNDER THE DOME                CBS    6.6    11    10:00 PM
  2  60 MINUTES                    CBS    5.7    11     7:00 PM
  2  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT-WED      NBC    5.7     9     9:00 PM
  4  NCIS                          CBS    5.3     9     8:00 PM
  5  NBC NFL PRE-SEASON GM8/25(S)  NBC    5.2     9     8:08 PM
  6  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT-TUE      NBC    5.1     8     9:00 PM
  7  BIG BANG THEORY, THE          CBS    4.8     9     8:00 PM
  7  NFL PRE-SEASON(S)             CBS    4.8     9     8:00 PM
  9  TWO AND A HALF MEN            CBS    4.4     8     8:31 PM
  9  UNFORGETTABLE                 CBS    4.4     7     9:00 PM
 11  BIG BROTHER 15-SUN            CBS    4.3     7     8:01 PM
 12  BIG BROTHER 15-THU            CBS    4.0     7     9:01 PM
 12  BIG BROTHER 15-WED            CBS    4.0     7     8:00 PM
 12  NCIS: LOS ANGELES             CBS    4.0     7     9:00 PM
 15  CSI                           CBS    3.9     7    10:00 PM
 15  DATELINE FRI                  NBC    3.9     7     9:00 PM
 15  NASCAR SERIES AT BRISTOL(S)   ABC    3.9     8     7:30 PM
 18  AMERICA GOT TALENT-WED 8P     NBC    3.8     7     8:00 PM
 19  NBC NFL PRE-SN PRE-KICK(S)    NBC    3.7     7     8:00 PM
 20  ROOKIE BLUE                   ABC    3.5     6    10:01 PM
 21  MASTERCHEF WED-9P             FOX    3.4     5     9:00 PM
 21  PERSON OF INTEREST - TUE      CBS    3.4     6    10:00 PM
 23  MIKE & MOLLY                  CBS    3.3     5     9:30 PM
 24  CRIMINAL MINDS                CBS    3.1     5     9:00 PM
 24  MOTIVE                        ABC    3.1     5     9:00 PM

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

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

Source: Nielsen Co.

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