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What we watch: A whole lot of stuff on CBS, apparently

What we watch: A whole lot of stuff on CBS, apparently

CBS IS WHAT WE WATCH: New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley carries the ball in his arm, which bears a tattoo of the Patriots mascot, during the second half of an AFC divisional NFL playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Foxborough, Mass., Saturday, Jan. 11. The Patriots defeated the Colts 43-22 to advance the AFC Championship game. Photo: Associated Press/Stephan Savoia

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS is clobbering the competition.

The latest Nielsen ratings show the playoff game between the Indianapolis Colts and the New England Patriots was last week’s most popular show. Game coverage drew nearly 32 million viewers to CBS.

The network also had an additional 14 of the Top 20 shows. NBC’s only Top 20 program was the Golden Globe Awards, which ranked third overall.

The top 20 most-watched shows last week, according to the latest Nielsen ratings:

1. AFC Divisional Playoffs: Indianapolis at New England, CBS

2. BCS Championship: Florida State vs. Auburn, ESPN

3. “Golden Globe Awards,” NBC

4. “NCIS,” CBS

5. “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS

6. “60 Minutes,” CBS

7. “Intelligence,” CBS

8. NFC Playoff: New Orleans at Seattle (Post-game), Fox

9. “The Millers,” CBS

10. BCS Studio (8:18 p.m.), ESPN

11. “Blue Bloods,” CBS

12. “Person of Interest,” CBS

13. “Hawaii Five-O,” CBS

14. BCS Studio (12:10 a.m.), ESPN

15. “People’s Choice Awards,” CBS

16. “Elementary,” CBS

17. “The Good Wife,” CBS

18. “The Mentalist,” CBS

19. “Two and a Half Men,” CBS

20. “The Crazy Ones,” CBS

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