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We watched a lot of football last week

We watched a lot of football last week

FOOTBALL FANATICS: Michigan State wide receiver Bennie Fowler (13) breaks a tackle by Stanford safety Ed Reynolds, left, and safety Jordan Richards during the second half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game on Wednesday, Jan. 1, in Pasadena, Calif. Photo: Associated Press/Mark J. Terrill

Here’s the list of last week’s most popular TV shows, according to the latest Nielsen ratings.

1. NFL Playoffs: New Orleans at Philadelphia, NBC

2. “NFL Pregame Show,” NBC

3. “NFL Postgame Show,” Fox

4. “The Big Bang Theory,” CBS

5. Rose Bowl: Stanford vs. Michigan St., ESPN

6. “Rose Bowl Post-Game Show,” ESPN

7. Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma vs. Alabama, ESPN

8. “Rose Bowl Pre-Game Show,” ESPN

9. “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve,” ABC

10. Orange Bowl: Clemson vs. Ohio St., ESPN

11. “The Millers,” CBS

12. Fiesta Bowl: Baylor vs. Oklahoma St., ESPN

13. “The Mentalist,” CBS

14. “Sugar Bowl Post-Game Show,” ESPN

15. “Rose Bowl Studio Show,” ESPN

16. “The Simpsons,” Fox

17. “The Good Wife,” CBS

18. “Elementary,” CBS

19. “Two and a Half Men,” CBS

20. Chick-fil-A Bowl: Duke vs. Texas A&M, ESPN

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