The Media Chart for Sept. 16: Football Dominates During NFL's Opening Week

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

'Rizzoli & Isles.'
'Rizzoli & Isles.' Credit: TNT

Football continues to dominate viewers' attention. The NFL season officially kicked off last week, with the first Thursday night game of the season between Carolina and Denver topping the chart. Sunday night's game between New England and Arizona landed at No. 2. And the NCAA game between Ole Miss and Florida State on ESPN was the most-watched cable program for the week.

TNT said goodbye to "Rizzolie & Isles" after seven seasons last week, with the finale landing as No. 2 among all cable programs for the week.

TV RATINGSWeek Ending Sunday, Sept. 11
BROADCAST
Rank Program Network Rating
1 N.F.L.: Carolina vs. Denver NBC 14.6
2 N.F.L.: New England vs. Arizona NBC 13.1
3 Commander-In-Chief Forum NBC 9.2
4 America's Got Talent (Tuesday) NBC 7.1
5 Football Night in America (Sun., 7:56 p.m.; 25 mins.) NBC 6.9
6 N.F.L. Opening Kick-Off Show (Thursday) NBC 6.5
7 America's Got Talent (Wednesday) NBC 6.4
8 60 Minutes CBS 5.1
9 NCIS CBS 4.9
10 The Big Bang Theory (Thursday) CBS 4.3
Dateline Friday NBC 4.3
CABLE
Rank Program Network Rating
1 College Football: Ole Miss vs. Florida State ESPN 4.8
2 Rizzoli & Isles TNT 3.3
3 Major Crimes TNT 2.7
4 Commander-In-Chief Forum MSNBC 2.2
5 The O'Reilly Factor (Tuesday) FOXNC 2.2
6 The Kelly File (Wednesday) FOXNC 2.1
7 Harley and The Davidsons (Wednesday) DISC 2.1
8 The Haves and The Have Nots OWN 2.1
9 Harley and The Davidsons (Tuesday) DISC 2.1
10 The O'Reilly Factor (Thursday) FOXNC 2.0
Harley and The Davidsons (Monday) DISC 2.0
The O'Reilly Factor (Wednesday) FOXNC 2.0
WWE Raw (Mon., 8 p.m.) USA 2.0
Fear the Walking Dead AMC 2.0
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, Sept. 11
Rank Film Studio Gross (Millions)
1 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Buena Vista $936.7
2 Finding Dory* Buena Vista 483.6
3 Captain America: Civil War* Buena Vista 408.1
4 The Jungle Book* Buena Vista 363.9
5 Deadpool Fox 363.1
6 The Secret Life of Pets* Universal 361.8
7 Zootopia Buena Vista 341.3
8 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Warner Bros. 330.4
9 Suicide Squad* Warner Bros. 307.4
10 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2 Lionsgate 281.7
Source: BoxOfficeMojo.com. Box office gross for films in theaters since Jan. 1; films marked with an asterisk are still in theaters.
DVD RENTALSWeek Ending Sunday, Sept. 11
Rank Film Days in Release Studio
1 Now You See Me 2 5 Lionsgate/Summit
2 Money Monster 5 Sony Pictures
3 The Jungle Book (2016) 12 Disney
4 The Boss 47 Universal
5 The Angry Birds Movie 26 Sony Pictures
6 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice 54 Warner
7 Keanu 40 Warner
8 Barbershop: The Next Cut 47 Warner
9 Equals 5 Lionsgate
10 Zootopia 96 Disney
Source: Home Media Magazine.
MAGAZINE AUDIENCEJuly 2016
Food
Rank Property Audience (Millions) Change
1 Allrecipes 51.0 11.8%
2 Bon Appétit/Epicurious 25.1 24.7
3 Taste of Home 23.1 -6.7
4 Food Network Magazine 18.2 10.8
5 Cooking Light 14.9 -13.5
6 Food & Wine 13.6 11.5
7 EatingWell 9.9 4.5
8 Rachael Ray Every Day 6.7 5.5
9 Saveur 2.5 7.8
10 Vegetarian Times 2.1 -7.4
Source: MPA - The Magazine Association. Total print and digital audience. Change is over July 2015.
DIGITAL SONGSWeek Ending Thursday, Sept. 8
Rank Title Artist Label
1 Closer The Chainsmokers Sony/Disrupter
2 Heathens twenty one pilots Fueled By Ramen
3 Cold Water Major Lazer Mad Decent/Def Jam
4 We Don't Talk Anymore Charlie Puth Atlantic
5 Let Me Love You DJ Snake/Justin Bieber DJ Snake/Interscope
6 Gold Kiiara Atlantic
7 I Hate U I Love U gnash/Olivia O'Brien Atlantic
8 Unsteady X Ambassadors Interscope
9 The Greatest Sia/Kendrick Lamar Monkey Puzzle/RCA
10 Cheap Thrills Sia/Sean Paul Monkey Puzzle/RCA
Source: Billboard.
TOP PAID APPSSept. 13
Google Play
Rank App Developer Price
1 Minecraft: Pocket Edition Mojang $6.99
2 Reigns DevolverDigital 2.99
3 Terraria 505 Games 1.99
4 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Rockstar Games 2.75
5 The Room Three Fireproof Games 1.99
6 Minecraft: Story Mode Telltale Games 1.99
7 Hitman Go Square Enix 0.99
8 Geometry Dash RobTop Games 1.99
9 Bloons TD 5 Ninja Kiwi 2.99
10 Goat Simulator Coffee Stain Studios 1.99
iOS Store
Rank App Developer Price
1 KEVMOJI by Kevin Hart Hartbeat Digital $1.99
2 Minecraft: Pocket Edition Mojang 6.99
3 Moji Maker AppMoji 0.99
4 Plague Ndemic Creations 0.99
5 Facetune Lightricks 3.99
6 7 Minute Workout Challenge Fitness Guide 2.99
7 Heads Up! Warner Bros. 0.99
8 Bloons TD 5 Ninja Kiwi 2.99
9 HotSchedules HotSchedules 2.99
10 Geometry Dash RobTop Games 1.99
Source: AppAnnie.com. Ranking accessed on Sept. 14, 11 p.m. EST.
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