A ratings point represents 1,147,000 households, or 1 percent of the nation's estimated 114.7 million TV homes. The share is the percentage of in-use televisions tuned to a given show.
For the week of Oct. 29-Nov. 4, the top 10 shows, their networks and viewerships: NFL Football: Dallas at Atlanta, NBC, 21.76 million; "NCIS," CBS, 18.83 million; "60 Minutes," CBS, 16.3 million; "NCIS: Los Angeles," CBS, 16.28 million; "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 15.9 million; "Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick," NBC, 15.58 million; "Dancing With the Stars," ABC, 13.9 million; "Country Music Association Awards," ABC, 13.68 million; Person of Interest," CBS, 13.6 million; "Two and a Half Men," CBS, 12.65 million.
ABC is owned by The Walt Disney Co. CBS is owned by CBS Corp. CW is a joint venture of Warner Bros. Entertainment and CBS Corp. Fox and My Network TV are units of News Corp. NBC and Telemundo are owned by Comcast Corp. ION Television is owned by ION Media Networks. TeleFutura is a division of Univision. Azteca America is a wholly owned subsidiary of TV Azteca S.A. de C.V.
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