Prime-Time Nielsen Ratings


Thursday, November 2nd 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


Prime-time ratings compiled by Nielsen Media Research for Oct. 23-29. Top 20 listings include the week's ranking, with rating for the week and season-to-date rankings in parentheses.

An ``X'' in parentheses denotes a one-time-only presentation. The rating is the percentage of the nation's estimated 100.8 million TV homes. Each ratings point represents 1,008,000 households.

1. (1) ``Frasier,'' NBC, 18.9, 19.3 million homes.

2. (2) ``ER,'' NBC, 17.6, 18.0 million.

3. (3) ``Friends,'' NBC, 14.7, 15.0 million.

4. (18) ''60 Minutes,'' CBS, 13.1, 13.4 million.

4. (X) ``Fox World Series Game 5: NY Yankees at NY Mets,'' Fox, 13.1, 13.4 million.

4. (9) ``Who Wants to Be a Millionaire-Sunday,'' ABC, 13.1, 13.4 million.

7. (4) ``Everybody Loves Raymond,'' CBS, 13.0, 13.3 million.

8. (6) ``Who Wants to Be a Millionaire-Tuesday,'' ABC, 12.7, 12.9 million.

9. (X) ``Fox World Series Game 4: NY Yankees at NY Mets,'' Fox, 12.5, 12.8 million.

9. (11) ``The Practice,'' ABC, 12.5, 12.7 million.

11. (X) ``Fox World Series Game 3: NY Yankees at NY Mets,'' Fox, 12.4, 12.7 million.

12. (10) ``NFL Monday Night Football: Miami at NY Jets,'' ABC, 12.1, 12.4 million.

13. (8) ``Who Wants to Be a Millionaire-Wednesday,'' ABC, 12.0, 12.3 million.

14. (4) ``The West Wing,'' NBC, 11.9, 12.2 million.

15. (15) ``Cursed,'' NBC, 11.8, 12.0 million.

15. (13) ``Law and Order,'' NBC, 11.8, 12.0 million.

15. (7) ``Will & Grace,'' NBC, 11.8, 12.1 million.

18. (12) ``Becker,'' CBS, 11.7, 11.9 million.

19. (21) ``Touched By an Angel,'' CBS, 11.3, 11.5 million.

20. (13) ``Who Wants to Be a Millionaire-Thursday,'' ABC, 11.1, 11.3 million.