Here are the top 20 broadcast TV shows for the week of Feb. 18-24 (Monday to Sunday), based on the number of viewers, according to data released Tuesday by the Nielsen Co.

The Oscars (ABC)

Oscars Red Carpet Live 3 (ABC)


The Big Bang Theory (CBS)

NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS)

Oscars Red Carpet Live 2 (ABC)

Persons of Interest (CBS)

American Idol, Wed. (Fox)

Two and a Half Men (CBS)

American Idol, Thu. (Fox)

Oscars Red Carpet Live 1 (ABC)

Blue Bloods (CBS)


Elementary (CBS)

Criminal Minds (CBS)

Two Broke Girls (CBS)

Mike & Molly (CBS)

Castle (ABC)

Modern Family (ABC)

Vegas (CBS)

Movie rentals

'End of Watch' tops the list

Here are Redbox's top 20 movie rentals in the Twin Cities for the previous seven days, according to data released Tuesday.

End of Watch (DVD)

Flight (DVD)

Taken 2


Here Comes the Boom

Hotel Transylvania

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Fun Size

End of Watch (Blu-ray)

Alex Cross

Pitch Perfect

Seven Psychopaths



Death Race 3: Inferno

Flight (Blu-ray)

The Bourne Legacy

Ice Age: Continental Drift

House at the End of the Street

The Cold Light of Day