With nearly 109 million viewers, this year's
And the No. 2 show of the year? The infamous Super Bowl blackout early in the third quarter when the power unexpectedly went out in the New Orleans
More than 106 million viewers watched the 34 minutes of inaction, which ratings agency Nielsen officially categorized as "
Nielsen on Tuesday released its Top 10 list of the year's most-watched and most-tweeted shows.
The TV rankings were not surprising.
The most popular regularly scheduled show was
Several new shows picked up significantly larger audiences when "time-shifted" viewing was factored in: NBC's hit drama "Blacklist;" Fox's "The Following;" CBS' "Under the Dome;" ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.;" and Fox's "Sleepy Hollow."
Among shows that launched in the fall, Nielsen said the one that attracted the most