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What we watched last week: top TV shows

What we watched last week: top TV shows

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

1. NFL Football: New England at Atlanta, NBC
2. “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS
3. “NCIS,” CBS
4. “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS
5. “NCIS: Los Angeles,” CBS
6. “The Crazy Ones,” CBS
7. “Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick,” NBC
8. “The Voice” (Monday), NBC
9. “The Voice” (Tuesday), NBC
10. NFL Football: Oakland at Denver, ESPN
11. “Dancing With the Stars,” ABC
12. “The OT,” Fox
13. “The Blacklist,” NBC
14. “Person of Interest,” CBS
15. “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” ABC
16. “Blue Bloods,” CBS
17. “Modern Family,” ABC
18. “Two and a Half Men,” CBS
19. “Castle,” ABC
20. “Football Night in America,” NBC

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