News

We watched a lot of football last week

We watched a lot of football last week

FOOTBALL FANATICS: Michigan State wide receiver Bennie Fowler (13) breaks a tackle by Stanford safety Ed Reynolds, left, and safety Jordan Richards during the second half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game on Wednesday, Jan. 1, in Pasadena, Calif. Photo: Associated Press/Mark J. Terrill

Here’s the list of last week’s most popular TV shows, according to the latest Nielsen ratings.

1. NFL Playoffs: New Orleans at Philadelphia, NBC

2. “NFL Pregame Show,” NBC

3. “NFL Postgame Show,” Fox

4. “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS

5. Rose Bowl: Stanford vs. Michigan St., ESPN

6. “Rose Bowl Post-Game Show,” ESPN

7. Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma vs. Alabama, ESPN

8. “Rose Bowl Pre-Game Show,” ESPN

9. “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve,” ABC

10. Orange Bowl: Clemson vs. Ohio St., ESPN

11. “The Millers,” CBS

12. Fiesta Bowl: Baylor vs. Oklahoma St., ESPN

13. “The Mentalist,” CBS

14. “Sugar Bowl Post-Game Show,” ESPN

15. “Rose Bowl Studio Show,” ESPN

16. “The Simpsons,” Fox

17. “The Good Wife,” CBS

18. “Elementary,” CBS

19. “Two and a Half Men,” CBS

20. Chick-fil-A Bowl: Duke vs. Texas A&M, ESPN

Recent Headlines

in Local

Potential for Severe Weather Today in Central Illinois

Fresh
tornado

Potential threat of severe weather this afternoon through tonight in Springfield and Central Illinois.

in Local

Christie Pledges More Money to Rauner Campaign

Rauner and Christie

Christie says the Republican Governors Association will pledge more money to Rauner's campaign.

in Local

Winnebago County Faces Budget Shortfall, Considers Hiring Freeze

Winnebago Co Seal

A northern Illinois county may put a freeze on all hiring to address a $2.5 million budget shortfall. Winnebago County…

in Local

Those with Epilepsy Added to List of Patients Who Can Use Medical Marijuana in Illinois

medical marijuana

Children with epilepsy also approved for medical marijuana in a non-smokable form.

in Local

Kirk: Hines VA Hospital Problems Getting Worse

va-logo

Senator recommends criminal investigation