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Nielsen's top programs for March 16-22


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Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for March 16-22. Listings include the week's ranking and viewership.

1. "Empire" (Wednesday, 9 p.m.), Fox, 17.62 million.

2. "Empire" (Wednesday, 8 p.m.), Fox, 15.82 million.

3. "Dancing With the Stars," ABC, 14.16 million.

4. "The Walking Dead," AMC, 13.76 million.

5. "The Voice" (Tuesday), NBC, 12.82 million.

6. "The Voice" (Monday), NBC, 12.57 million.

7. "60 Minutes," CBS, 11.58 million.

8. "Madam Secretary," CBS, 10.79 million.

9. "NCIS," CBS, 10 million.

10. "Survivor," CBS, 9.62 million.

11. "NCIS: New Orleans," CBS, 9.49 million.

12. "Castle," ABC, 8.94 million.

13. "The Blacklist," NBC, 8.64 million.

14. "Mike & Molly," CBS, 8.57 million.

15. "American Idol" (Thursday), Fox, 8.51 million.

16. "The Good Wife," CBS, 8.43 million.

17. "The Big Bang Theory" (Monday, 8 p.m.), CBS, 8.4 million.

18. "CSI: Cyber," CBS, 7.96 million.

19. "Scandal," ABC, 7.79 million.

20. "Grey's Anatomy," ABC, 7.73 million.

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