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Prime-Time Nielsen Ratings

September 11, 1998

Prime time ratings as compiled by Nielsen Media Research for Aug. 31-Sept. 6. Top 10 listings include the week’s ranking, with rating for the week and season-to-date rankings in parentheses.

An ``X″ in parentheses denotes one-time-only presentations. The rating is the percentage of the nation’s estimated 99.4 million TV homes. Each ratings point represents 994,000 households.

1. (11) ``Dateline NBC-Tuesday,″ NBC, 11.9, 11.8 million homes

2. (1) ``Seinfeld,″ NBC, 11.8, 11.7 million homes

3. (X) ``Diana,″ NBC, 11.3, 11.2 million homes

4. (X) ``Frasier,″ NBC, 10.7, 16.9 million homes

5. (X) ``Frasier,″ NBC, 10.6, 10.5 million homes

6. (2) ``ER,″ NBC, 10.3, 10.2 million homes

7. (5) ``Friends,″ NBC, 10.2, 10.1 million homes

8. (14) ``Dateline NBC-Monday,″ NBC, 10.1, 10.0 million homes

9. (18) ``PrimeTime Live,″ ABC, 10.0, 9.9 million homes

10. (7) ``60 Minutes,″ CBS, 9.9, 9.8 million homes

11. ``20/20,″ ABC, 8.5, 8.4 million homes

12. ``Touched by an Angel,″ CBS, 8.2, 8.2 million homes

13. ``The Drew Carey Show,″ ABC, 8.1, 8.1 million homes

13. ``Just Shoot Me,″ NBC, 8.1, 8.1 million homes

15. ``Dharma & Greg,″ ABC, 8.0, 8.0 million homes

16. ``Dateline NBC-Wednesday,″ NBC 7.9, 7.9 million homes

16. ``Whose Line is it Anyway?,″ ABC, 7.9, 7.9 million homes

18. (X) ``Law and Order,″ NBC, 7.7, 7.7 million homes

18. ``Frasier,″ NBC, 7.7, 7.7 million homes

18. ``Home Improvement,″ ABC, 7.7, 7.7 million homes

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