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‘NCIS’ is the most-watched show on TV

‘NCIS’ is the most-watched show on TV

ON TOP OF TV: Mark Harmon stars in "NCIS." It's one of TV's highest-rated shows and, even more impressively, a series whose audience after 10 seasons has expanded, not shriveled, with age. Photo: Associated Press/CBS, Sonja Flemming

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Millers” has premiered a hair out of the top 10 in the ratings. The first episode was watched by 13 million people, good for 11th place. It’s only 100,000 viewers behind “Dancing With the Stars.”

“The Crazy Ones” did well in its second week, landing in 13th place with nearly 12 million viewers.

“NCIS” was the most-watched show of the week with nearly 20 million people tuning in.

“The Big Bang Theory” is second. It was watched by more than 18 million people.

Here’s the list of last week’s top 20 most popular TV shows:

1. “NCIS,” CBS

2. “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS

3. “60 Minutes,” CBS

4. NFL Football: Houston at San Francisco, NBC

5. “NCIS: Los Angeles,” CBS

6. “The Voice” (Tuesday), NBC

7. “The Voice” (Monday), NBC

8. NFL Football: Miami at New Orleans, ESPN

9. “Sunday Night NFL Pre-Kick,” NBC

10. “Dancing With the Stars,” ABC

11. “The Millers,” CBS

12. “Person of Interest,” CBS

13. “The Crazy Ones,” CBS

14. “Blue Bloods,” CBS

15. “Blacklist,” NBC

16. “Modern Family,” ABC

17. “Criminal Minds,” CBS

18. “Castle,” ABC

19. “Scandal,” ABC

20. “Football Night in America,” NBC

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