Nielsen's top programs for Feb. 19-25

Performers dressed as pandas take the stage as Beijing is celebrated as the next host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics during the closing ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Feb. 19-25. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

1. Winter Olympics (Tuesday), NBC, 17.53 million.

2. Winter Olympics (Monday), NBC, 16.37 million.

3. Winter Olympics (Thursday), NBC, 15.24 million.

4. Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony, NBC, 14.78 million.

5. Winter Olympics (Wednesday), NBC, 14.17 million.

6. Winter Olympics (Friday), NBC, 12.9 million.

7. Winter Olympics (Saturday, 9-10 p.m.), NBC, 11.69 million.

8. Winter Olympics Gala (Saturday, 10-11 p.m.), NBC, 10.85 million.

9. "60 Minutes," CBS, 8.33 million.

10. "The Walking Dead," AMC, 8.28 million.

11. "The Big Bang Theory" (Thursday, 8 p.m.), CBS, 7.91 million.

12. "NCIS," CBS, 7.2 million.

13. "Young Sheldon," CBS, 7.04 million.

14. "Pyeongchang Gold," NBC, 6.98 million.

15. "The Big Bang Theory" (Thursday, 9 p.m.), CBS, 6.36 million.

16. "The Bachelor," ABC, 6.29 million.

17. "A.P. Bio," NBC, 5.89 million.

18. "Big Brother" (Wednesday), CBS, 5.54 million.

19. "Bull," CBS, 5.48 million.

20. "NCIS: New Orleans," CBS, 5.31 million.


ABC is owned by The Walt Disney Co.; CBS is a division of CBS Corp.; Fox is owned by 21st Century Fox; NBC is owned by NBC Universal.

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