This month, PAULEY PERRETTE is leaving "NCIS" after 15 seasons playing Abby Sciuto. And that means that America is losing its favorite TV actress. Which is now a verifiable FACT.
TheWrap.com has released a list of 'The Top 10 Most-Liked Female Stars on Primetime TV,' and it's based on 'Q Scores,' which are drawn from quarterly surveys of everyday people on the likeability of various celebrities.
Here are the Top 10, along with their current Q Score . . .
1. Pauley Perrette, "NCIS". Q Score: 44. Her final episode airs next week, on May 8th.
2. Taraji P. Henson, "Empire". Q Score: 36
3. Emilia Clarke, "Game of Thrones". Q Score: 35
4. Mariska Hargitay, "Law & Order: SVU". Q Score: 34
5. Viola Davis, "How to Get Away with Murder". Q Score: 32
6. A tie between Millie Bobby Brown from "Stranger Things" and A.J. Cook from "Criminal Minds", who both have a Q Scoreof 31. Apparently, Netflix's "Stranger Things" does count as primetime TV.
8. A tie between Linda Hunt from "NCIS: Los Angeles" and Paget Brewster from "Criminal Minds". Their Q Score is 29.
10. Kaley Cuoco, "The Big Bang Theory". Q Score: 27
In a recent interview with "TV Insider", Pauley said she believes in God and the universe so firmly, that she decided to walk away when, quote, "it became blindingly apparent that now was the time."
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