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A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Jan. 12-18

01/21/2015 02:03 EST | Updated 03/23/2015 05:59 EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Jan. 12-18. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

1. AFC Championship: Indianapolis at New England, CBS, 42.14 million.

2. CFP Championship: Oregon vs. Ohio State, ESPN, 33.40 million.

3. CFP Championship: Post-game, ESPN, 26.20 million.

4. "NCIS," CBS, 19.87 million.

5. AFC Championship Post-game, CBS, 19.45 million.

6. College Football Pre-game Showcase, ESPN, 17.28 million.

7. "NCIS: New Orleans," CBS, 16.39 million.

8. "Blue Bloods," CBS, 12.73 million.

9. College Football Post-game, ESPN, 12.64 million.

10. "Scorpion," CBS, 12.29 million.

11. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 12.10 million.

12. "American Idol" (Wednesday), Fox, 10.87 million.

13. "Mom," CBS, 10.84 million.

14. CFP Pre-game Show, ESPN, 10.60 million.

15."Hawaii Five-O," CBS, 10.59 million.

16. "American Idol" (Thursday), Fox, 10.42 million.

17. "Empire," Fox, 10.32 million.

18. "Criminal Minds," CBS, 10.31 million.

19. "Person of Interest," CBS, 10.16 million.

20. "The Big Bang Theory" (Special), CBS, 10.08 million.

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ESPN is owned by The Walt Disney Co.; CBS is a division of CBS Corp.; Fox is owned by 21st Century Fox.