The Media Chart for May 20: 'NCIS' Holds Steady as Broadcast's No. 1 Show

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'NCIS' Credit: CBS

The Media Chart is a weekly look at what's topping the rankings and the ratings.

CBS's longtime procedureal "NCIS" ranked No. 1 for the second week in a row, notching a 10.1 rating during the all-important May sweeps period. The episodes -- airing May 3 and May 10 -- were preludes to the May 17 season finale, which had the internet abuzz with the departure of fan favorite Michael Weatherly's Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo.

Will this week's finale help "NCIS," which was just renewed for its 14th season, retain its crown for a third consecutive week? Check back here May 27 to find out.

TV RATINGSWeek Ending Sunday, May 15
Rank Program Network Rating
1 NCIS CBS 10.1
2 The Big Bang Theory (Thur., 8 p.m.) CBS 9.1
3 NCIS: New Orleans CBS 8.3
4 Dancing With the Stars ABC 7.4
5 60 Minutes (Sun., 7 p.m.) CBS 7.0
6 The Voice (Monday) NBC 6.1
7 60 Minutes Presents (Sun., 8 p.m.) CBS 6.0
8 Empire FOX 6.0
9 The Voice (Tuesday) NBC 5.7
10 Hawaii Five-0 (Fri., 10 p.m.) CBS 5.6
Survivor CBS 5.6
Rank Program Network Rating
1 Game of Thrones HBO 4.3
2 NBA: Portland vs. Golden State, Game 5 TNT 4.0
3 NBA: Golden State vs. Portland, Game 4 TNT 3.9
4 NBA: San Antonio vs. Oklahoma City, Game 6 ESPN 3.3
5 NBA: Oklahoma City vs. San Antonio, Game 5 TNT 3.0
6 NBA: Toronto vs. Miami, Game 4 TNT 2.6
7 NBA: Miami vs. Toronto, Game 5 TNT 2.6
8 Fear The Walking Dead AMC 2.5
9 Nascar: Sprint Cup Racing/Dover FOX SPORTS 2.5
10 NBA: Toronto vs. Miami, Game 6 ESPN 2.4
Source: The Nielsen Company. Television rating is based on 116.4 million households for live and same-day viewing of programs of at least 30 minutes duration.
DOMESTIC BOX OFFICE 2016Year-to-Date Through Sunday, May 15
Rank Film Studio Gross (Millions)
1 Star Wars: The Force Awakens* Buena Vista $936.4
2 Deadpool* Fox 362.5
3 Zootopia* Buena Vista 331.8
4 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice* Warner Bros. 328.2
5 The Jungle Book* Buena Vista 311.8
6 Captain America: Civil War* Buena Vista 295.9
7 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 Lionsgate 281.7
8 The Martian Fox 228.4
9 Spectre Sony 200.1
10 The Revenant* Fox 183.6
Source: Box office gross for films in theaters since Jan. 1; films marked with a asterisk are still in theaters.
DVD RENTALSWeek Ending Sunday, May 15
Rank Film Days in Release Studio
1 The 5th Wave 12 Sony Pictures
2 Sisters 61 Universal
3 The Choice 12 Lionsgate
4 Regression 5 Anchor Bay
5 Daddy's Home 54 Paramount
6 Point Break (2015) 47 Warner Bros.
7 Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens 40 Disney/Lucasfilm
8 Creed 75 Warner/MGM
9 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip 61 Fox
10 The Hateful Eight 47 Anchor Bay
Source: Home Media Magazine.
Rank Property Audience (Millions) Change
1 ESPN The Magazine 102.6 -0.4%
2 Sports Illustrated 36.3 -5.8
3 Runner's World 7.9 13.2
4 Golf Digest 7.8 3.4
5 Golf Magazine 6.5 -6.8
Rank Property Audience (Millions) Change
1 Parents 21.1 -0.2%
2 Seventeen 13.4 8.6
3 Fit Pregnancy & Baby 8.9 44.6
4 Teen Vogue 7.6 48.6
5 National Geographic Kids 7.4 -6.0
Source: MPA - The Magazine Association. Total print and digital audience. Change is over March 2015.
DIGITAL SONGSWeek Ending Thursday, May 12
Rank Title Artist Label
1 Can't Stop the Feeling Justin Timberlake RCA
2 One Dance Drake Republic
3 Panda Desiigner G.O.O.D./Def Jam
4 H.O.L.Y. Florida Georgia Line Big Machine
5 Don't Let Me Down The Chainsmokers Sony/Disrupter
6 7 Years Lukas Graham Warner
7 I Took a Pill in Ibiza Mike Posner Monster Mtn./Island
8 This Is What You Came For Calvin Harris Columbia
9 No Meghan Trainor Epic
10 Formation Beyoncé Columbia
Source: Billboard.
BOOKSWeek Ending Sunday, May 8
Adult Non-Fiction
Rank Title Author Publisher
1 The Rainbow Comes and Goes* Anderson Cooper Harper
2 Grit* Angela Duckworth Scribner Book Company
3 Jesus Calling* Sarah Young Thomas Nelson Publishers
4 The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up* Marie Kondo Ten Speed Press
5 Hamilton: The Revolution* Lin-Manuel Miranda Grand Central Publishing
6 Release Your Anger Professor James Alexander Createspace Independent Publishing
7 Unashamed* Lecrae Moore B&H Publishing Group
8 Fervent Priscilla Shirer B&H Publishing Group
9 Strengths Finder 2.0* Tom Rath Gallup Press
10 Becoming Grandma* Lesley Stahl Blue Rider Press
Adult Fiction
Rank Title Author Publisher
1 15th Affair* James Patterson Little Brown and Company
2 The Apartment* Danielle Steel Delacorte Press
3 The Last Mile* David Baldacci Grand Central Publishing
4 Me Before You (Trade Paperback, 2013) Jojo Moyes Penguin Books
5 Undercover Danielle Steel Dell
6 Me Before You (Trade Paperback, 2016) Jojo Moyes Penguin Books
7 Me Before You (Mass Market Paperback, 2016) Jojo Moyes Penguin Books
8 Extreme Prey* John Sandford G.P. Putnam's Sons
9 The Melody Lingers On Mary Higgins Clark Pocket Books
10 14th Deadly Sin James Patterson Vision
Adult Audio Books
Rank Title Author Publisher
1 Audacious Beth Moore ChristianAudio
2 Living Language Spanish Living Language Living Language
3 NYPD Red 4 James Patterson Little Brown and Company
4 Private Paris James Patterson Little Brown and Company
5 Complete Bible – King James Version Jon Sherberg Topics Entertainment
6 Killing Reagan Bill O'Reilly Macmillan Audio
7 What Got You Here Won't Get You There Marshall Goldsmith Random House Audio Assets
8 The Power of I Am Joel Osteen Faithwords
9 Die Trying Lee Child Penguin Audiobooks
10 The Last Mile David Baldacci Grand Central Publishing
Source: Nielsen Bookscan. Hardcover editions marked with an asterisk, all other print titles are mass market paperback or trade paperback. Audio titles are unabridged, except for "What Got You Here Won't Get You There."

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