Nielsen ratings

Prime-time viewership, in millions, compiled by Nielsen for the week ending Jan. 27.

1. "American Idol" (Wednesday), featuring Mariah Carey, above, Fox, 16.07

2. "American Idol" (Thursday), Fox, 15.65

3. "NCIS," CBS, 12.86

4. Pro Football: Pro Bowl, NBC, 12.16

5. "NCIS: Los Angeles," CBS, 11.93