The 10 biggest television events of 2015


Nielsen released its annual "Tops of 2015: TV and Social Media" report this week. In it they reveal the top-10 most watched television events of the year.

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Sports dominated with eight of the most watched telecasts, all of them either a college or NFL game or post-game show during January and February 2015. Each drew upwards of 28 million viewers. "The Blacklist," the only television series to have an episode make the list, got a giant bump from airing right after Super Bowl XLIX coverage.

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