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A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Aug. 25-31


NEW YORK — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 25-31. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

1. "Emmy Awards," NBC, 15.59 million.

2. "America's Got Talent" (Tuesday), NBC, 9.52 million.

3. "America's Got Talent" (Wednesday, 9 p.m.), NBC, 9.46 million.

4. "NCIS," CBS, 8.99 million.

5. "60 Minutes," CBS, 7.16 million.

6. "Big Brother" (Wednesday,) NBC, 6.88 million.

7. "NCIS: Los Angeles," CBS, 6.71 million.

8. "Under the Dome," CBS, 6.6 million.

9. College Football: Florida St. vs. Oklahoma St., ABC, 6.03 million.

10. "Unforgettable," CBS, 6.02 million.

11. "Big Brother" (Sunday), CBS, 5.86 million.

12. "Big Brother" (Thursday), CBS, 5.7 million.

13. "Blue Bloods," CBS, 5.68 million.

14. "Extant," CBS, 5.67 million.

15. "America's Got Talent" (Wednesday, 8 p.m.), NBC, 5.55 million.

16. "Master Chef," Fox, 5.47 million.

17. "Hawaii Five-0," CBS, 5.22 million.

18. Auto Racing: Sprint Cup, Atlanta, ESPN, 5.21 million.

19. "Rizzoli & Isles," TNT, 5.16 million.

20. "Bachelor in Paradise," ABC, 5.07 million.

ABC and ESPN are owned by The Walt Disney Co.; CBS is a division of CBS Corp.; Fox is owned by 21st Century Fox; NBC is owned by NBC Universal. TNT is owned by Time Warner.

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