Pelley's muscle a Nielsen's Top 10

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Studly men flexing their muscles in sweaty shirts dominated Nielsen's Top 10 list of popular programming. And there was football, too.

CBS' "60 Minutes" finished as the week's eighth most-watched program, featuring top network anchor Scott Pelley's interview with actor Hugh Jackman. Pelley joined Jackman in a workout, pumping iron and revealing muscles usually hidden underneath a conservative suit when he anchors the "CBS Evening News."

As is typical in the fall, NBC's "Sunday Night Football" matchup, most recently featuring Green Bay's comeback win against the Detroit Lions, was the top show in the ratings.

CBS has had great success with its Grammy Awards telecast in recent years but its attempt to expand the franchise with a performance-driven show announcing the nominees didn't do as well. The nomination show was ranked No. 54 for the week with 5.4 million viewers.

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