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TV Ratings: CBS Rocks With 'Big Bang'

April 12th, 2013 8:24am EDT

'The Big Bang Theory' CBS had the number one show again last week, but it wasn’t ‘NCIS,’ which was in reruns. The honor belonged to a new edition of ‘The Big Bang Theory,’ which nabbed 17.24 million viewers. The Eye also scored with the Syracuse vs. Michigan Final Four game, as well as the Academy of Country Music Awards, which attracted 15.5 million viewers.
The top drama was ‘Person of Interest’ with 14.57 million. ABC did typically well with both editions of ‘Dancing With the Stars’ placing in the top 10, while NBC’s ‘The Voice’ aired two episodes that both outpaced ‘American Idol’’s two installments. For the first time in God Knows How Long, neither episode of ‘American Idol’ placed in the Top 10. The show had to settle for 12th and 13th place, respectively.
Here’s a look at the Top 20:
1. “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS, 17.24 million.
2. NCAA Final Four: Syracuse vs Michigan, CBS, 17.1 million.
3. Academy of Country Music Awards,” CBS, 15.51 million.
4. “Person of Interest,” CBS, 14.57 million.
5. “NCAA Basketball Bridge Show,” CBS, 14.33 million.
6. “Dancing With the Stars Results,” ABC, 13.98 million.
7. “The Voice” (Tuesday), NBC, 13.93 million.
8. “Dancing with the Stars,” ABC, 13.91 million.
9. “Two and a Half Men,” CBS, 13.71 million.
10. “The Voice” (Monday), NBC, 13.31 million.
11. “Castle,” ABC, 11.79 million.
12. “American Idol” (Wednesday), Fox, 11.76 million.
13. “American Idol” (Thursday), Fox, 11.72 million.
14. “NCIS,” CBS, 11.15 million.
15. “Blue Bloods,” CBS, 10.99 million.
16. “Modern Family,” ABC, 10.88 million.
17. “Criminal Minds,” CBS, 10.79 million.
18. “Elementary,” CBS, 10.48 million.
19. “NCIS: Los Angeles,” CBS, 10.16 million.
20. “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” CBS, 9.89 million.

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