America loves football: Three out of five top rated shows were NFL programs

NEW YORK, NY -     Nielsen's top programs for Sept. 16-22

   Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Sept. 16-22. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

   1. NFL Football: Chicago at Pittsburgh, NBC, 20.51 million.

   2. "Emmy Awards," CBS, 17.76 million.

   3. "Dancing With the Stars," ABC, 16.04 million.

   4. "Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick Show," NBC, 14.55 million.

   5. NFL Football: Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, ESPN, 14.33 million.

   6. "Under the Dome," CBS, 12.1 million.

   7. "America's Got Talent" (Wednesday), NBC, 11.49 million.

   8. "America's Got Talent" (Tuesday), NBC, 11.19 million.

   9. "NCIS," CBS, 10.64 million.

   10. "Sleepy Hollow," Fox, 10.1 million.

   11. "Football Night in America," NBC, 9.76 million.

   12. "Survivor," CBS, 9.73 million.

   13. "Duck Dynasty," A&E, 9.43 million.

   14. NFL Football: Kansas City at Philadelphia, NFLN, 9.37 million.

   15. "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 8.95 million.

   16. "The Big Bang Theory" (Thursday, 9 p.m.), CBS, 8.01 million.

   17. "NCIS: Los Angeles," CBS, 7.99 million.

   18. "Bones," Fox, 7.76 million.

   19. "Two and a Half Men," CBS, 7.03 million.

   20. "Shark Tank," ABC, 6.86 million.

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