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Football, politics boost NBC's ratings

Associated Press Modified: November 13, 2012 at 4:00 pm •  Published: November 13, 2012

For the week of Nov. 5-11, the top 10 shows, their networks and viewerships: NFL Football: Houston at Chicago, NBC, 20.86 million; "The Big Bang Theory," CBS, 16.68 million; "Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick," NBC, 15.56 million; "Person of Interest," CBS, 14.87 million; "Two and a Half Men," CBS, 14.07 million; "Dancing With the Stars," ABC, 13.48 million; "Modern Family," ABC, 12.43 million; "Criminal Minds," CBS, 12.09 million; Election Night Coverage, NBC, 12.01 million; "The Voice" (Monday), NBC, 11.93 million.


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