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Nielsen's top programs for Aug.15-21

By The Associated Press
Created: 08/24/2016 3:54 PM

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Aug. 15-21. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

1. Summer Olympic Games (Monday), NBC, 24.2 million.

2. Summer Olympic Games (Tuesday), NBC, 24.1 million.

3. Summer Olympic Games (Thursday), NBC, 21.70 million.

4. Summer Olympic Games (Wednesday), NBC, 20.68 million.

5. Summer Olympic Games (Friday), NBC, 20.1 million.

6. Summer Olympic Games (Sunday Closing Ceremony), NBC, 17.0 million.

7. Summer Olympic Games (Saturday), NBC, 15.4 million.

8. "Rio Gold," NBC, 11.5 million.

9. "The Voice" (Sunday), NBC, 10.3 million.

10. "Superstore" (Friday), NBC, 9.7 million.

11. "60 Minutes," CBS, 6.9 million.

12. "NCIS," CBS, 6.7 million.

13. "Big Brother" (Sunday), CBS, 6.0 million.

14. "Big Brother" (Wednesday), CBS, 5.9 million.

15. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 5.7 million.

16. "Celebrity Family Feud," ABC, 5.6 million.

17. "Big Brother" (Thursday), CBS, 5.4 million.

18. "The $100,000 Pyramid," ABC, 4.8 million.

19. "Bachelor in Paradise" (Monday), ABC, 4.7 million.

20. "Bachelor in Paradise" (Tuesday), ABC, 4.4 million

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