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A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Aug. 17-23

NEW YORK — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 17-23. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

1. "America's Got Talent" (Tuesday), NBC, 10.86 million.

2. "Fear the Walking Dead," AMC, 10.13 million.

3. "America's Got Talent" (Wednesday), NBC, 9.12 million.

4. "NCIS," CBS, 8.34 million.

5. "60 Minutes," CBS, 7.56 million.

6. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 6.82 million.

7. "American Ninja Warrior," NBC, 6.81 million.

8. "Big Brother" (Wednesday), CBS, 6.52 million.

9. "Big Brother" (Thursday), CBS, 6.48 million.

10. "Big Brother" (Sunday), CBS, 6.15 million.

11. "Zoo," CBS, 5.85 million.

12. "NCIS: New Orleans," CBS, 5.77 million.

13. "NCIS: Los Angeles," CBS, 5.74 million.

14. "Scorpion," CBS, 5.54 million.

15. "Dateline NBC Mystery," NBC, 5.535 million.

16. NFL Exhibition Football: St. Louis at Tennessee, Fox, 5.407 million.

17. "Mom," CBS, 5.405 million.

18. "Bachelor in Paradise," ABC, 5.24 million.

19. "Blue Bloods," CBS, 5.03 million.

20. "America's Funniest Home Videos," ABC, 4.92 million.

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ABC is 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.

The Associated Press

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