Nielsen ratings

Prime-time viewership, in millions, compiled by the Nielsen Co. for the week ending Aug. 1:

1. "America's Got Talent" (Wednesday), NBC, 9.76

2. "NCIS," CBS, 9.73

3. "America's Got Talent" (Tuesday), NBC, 9.69

4. "The Bachelorette," ABC, 8.87

5. "Two and a Half Men," CBS, 8.4

6. "The Big Bang Theory," starring Jim Parsons, above, CBS, 8.32

7. "60 Minutes," CBS, 7.95

8. "The Mentalist," CBS, 7.43

9. "NCIS: Los Angeles," CBS, 7.21

10. "Big Brother 12" (Sunday), 7.11