Top sports programs of the week

Here are the highest rated TV programs from the week of Jan. 12-18, 2009, according to The Nielsen Co.

Updated: January 23, 2009, 2:32 PM ET

Here are the most-watched sports TV programs for the previous week, according to The Nielsen Co.:

The rankings are based on Live + Same Day average audience estimates for all sports telecasts airing between Jan. 12-18, 2009, excluding those that were less than 15 minutes long. The rankings exclude professional wrestling telecasts.

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Source: Nielsen Co.