U.S. Broadcast Television Ratings for the Week Ended Aug. 17

Aug. 19 (Bloomberg) -- The following table lists the top 25 broadcast television shows for the week of 08/11/14 through 08/17/14. The programs are ranked by rating in descending order.

RANK PROGRAM                       NET  RATING  SHARE    TIME
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  1  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT-WED      NBC    6.0    10     9:00 PM
  2  AMERICA’S GOT TALENT-TUE      NBC    5.7    10     9:00 PM
  3  60 MINUTES                    CBS    5.2    10     7:00 PM
  3  NCIS                          CBS    5.2     9     8:00 PM
  5  BIG BANG THEORY, THE          CBS    5.0    10     8:00 PM
  6  20/20: ROBIN WILLIAMS(S)      ABC    4.9     9    10:00 PM
  7  UNDER THE DOME                CBS    4.3     8    10:00 PM
  8  BIG BROTHER-WED               CBS    4.1     7     8:00 PM
  8  BLUE BLOODS                   CBS    4.1     8    10:00 PM
 10  NCIS: LOS ANGELES             CBS    4.0     7     9:00 PM
 10  UNFORGETTABLE                 CBS    4.0     7     9:00 PM
 12  BIG BROTHER-SUN               CBS    3.9     7     8:01 PM
 12  BIG BROTHER-THU               CBS    3.9     7     9:01 PM
 14  AMERICA GOT TALENT-WED 8P     NBC    3.8     7     8:00 PM
 14  DATELINE FRI                  NBC    3.8     7     9:00 PM
 14  MOM - THURSDAY                CBS    3.8     7     8:31 PM
 14  NFL ON FOX PRESEASON 1(S)     FOX    3.8     7     8:11 PM
 18  EXTANT                        CBS    3.7     7    10:00 PM
 19  BACHELOR IN PARADISE          ABC    3.6     6     8:00 PM
 20  MIKE & MOLLY                  CBS    3.4     6     9:00 PM
 20  NY MED                        ABC    3.4     6    10:00 PM
 22  HAWAII FIVE-0                 CBS    3.3     6     9:00 PM
 22  MASTERCHEF                    FOX    3.3     6     8:00 PM
 22  TWO AND A HALF MEN            CBS    3.3     5     9:30 PM
 25  CSI                           CBS    3.2     6     8:00 PM

(S) = Special
Each ratings point equals 1.158 million homes.

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

Source: Nielsen

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