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List of Week’s TV Shows Ratings With AM-Nielsens

April 4, 1989

NEW YORK (AP) _ Here are the prime-time television ratings as compiled by the A.C. Nielsen Co. for the week of March 27-April 2. Top 20 listings include the week’s ranking, with full season-to-date ranking in parentheses, rating for the week, and total homes.

An ″X″ in parentheses denotes one-time-only presentation. A rating measures the percentage of the nation’s 90.4 million TV homes.

1. (X) ″61st Annual Academy Awards,″ ABC, 29.8 rating, 26.9 million homes.

2. (1) ″The Cosby Show,″ NBC, 26.0, 23.5 million homes.

3. (2) ″Roseanne,″ ABC, 25.5, 23.0 million homes.

4. (3) ″A Different World,″ NBC, 24.8, 22.4 million homes.

5. (4) ″Cheers,″ NBC, 24.4, 22.0 million homes.

6. (23) ″The Hillside Stranglers,″ - ″NBC Sunday Night Movie,″ 23.1, 20.9 million homes.

7. (8) ″Murder, She Wrote,″ CBS, 21.2, 19.2 million homes.

8. (6) ″Golden Girls,″ NBC, 21.1, 19.1 million homes.

9. (27) ″Wonder Years″ ABC, 20.9, 18.9 million homes.

10. (5) ″60 Minutes,″ CBS, 20.4, 18.4 million homes.

11. (X) ″Barbara Walters Special,″ ABC, 20.3, 18.3 million homes.

12. (11) ″Dear John,″ NBC, 20.0, 18.1 million homes.

13. (7) ″Who’s the Boss?″, ABC, 19.7, 17.8 million homes.

14. (10) ″Empty Nest,″ NBC, 19.5, 17.6 million homes.

15. (38) ″Beverly Hills Cop″ - ″ABC Sunday Night Movie,′ 19.4, 17.5 million homes.

16. (17) ″Hunter,″ NBC, 19.0, 17.2 million homes.

17. (15) ″L.A. Law,″ NBC, 17.8, 16.1 million homes.

17. (13) ″Matlock,″ NBC, 17.8, 16.1 million homes.

19. (9) ″Anything But Love,″ ABC, 17.6, 15.9 million homes.

20. (13) ″ALF,″ NBC, 17.1, 15.4 million homes.

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21. (23) ″Your Mother Wears Combat Boots″ - ″NBC Monday Night Movies,″ 17.0.

22. (23) ″The Hogan Family,″ NBC, 16.9.

23. (27) ″Knots Landing,″ CBS, 16.6.

23. (19) ″In the Heat of the Night,″ NBC, 16.6.

25. (22) ″Amen,″ NBC, 16.3.

26. (30) ″B.L. Stryker″ - ″ABC Mystery Movie,″ ABC, 15.2.

26. (17) ″Unsolved Mysteries,″ NBC, 15.2.

28. (46) ″MacGyver,″ ABC, 15.1.

29. (35) ″227,″ NBC, 14.9.

29. (32) ″Full House,″ ABC, 14.9.

31. (30) ″Dallas,″ CBS, 14.8.

32. (33) ″Designing Women,″ CBS, 14.6.

33. (40) ″Perfect Strangers,″ ABC, 14.3.

34. (34) ″Murphy Brown,″ CBS, 13.8.

35. (42) ″20-20,″ ABC, 13.6.

36. (X) ″NCAA Basketball: Michigan vs. Illinois,″ CBS, 13.5.

36. (40) ″Midnight Caller,″ NBC, 13.5.

38. (46) ″Mr. Belvedere,″ ABC, 13.2.

39. (21) ″Night Court,″ NBC, 12.6.

40. (51) ″Newhart,″ CBS, 12.4.

41. (51) ″Falcon Crest,″ CBS, 12.2.

42. (51) ″Just the Ten of Us,″ ABC, 12.1.

43. (66) ″The Equalizer,″ CBS, 11.9.

44. (37) ″Family Ties,″ NBC, 11.8.

45. (49) ″Day By Day,″ NBC, 11.6.

46. (58) ″Wildcats″ - ″CBS Tuesday Movie,″ 11.5.

47. (44) ″thirtysomething,″ ABC, 11.0.

48. (42) ″My Two Dads,″ NBC, 10.9.

49. (48) ″Kate & Allie,″ CBS, 10.8.

49. (70) ″Beauty and the Beast,″ CBS, 10.8.

51. (X) ″Stroker Ace″ - ″CBS Special Movie Presentation,″ 10.6.

52. (62) ″Live-In,″ CBS, 10.4.

53. (70) ″Dynasty,″ ABC, 10.3.

54. (26) ″The Morning After″ - ″CBS Sunday Movie,″ 10.2.

55. (73) ″Quantum Leap,″ NBC, 10.1.

56. (72) ″48 Hours: L.A. Justice,″ CBS, 10.0.

57. (79) ″Hard Time on Planet Earth,″ CBS, 9.8.

58. (65) ″Heartland,″ CBS, 9.6.

59. (68) ″UNSUB,″ NBC, 9.2.

59. (77) ″Tour of Duty,″ CBS, 9.2.

59. (NA) ″Married...With Children,″ FOX, 9.2.

62. (NA) ″America’s Most Wanted,″ FOX, 9.0.

63. (X) ″Friday Night Surprise,″ NBC, 8.7.

64. (76) ″Mission: Impossible,″ ABC, 8.0.

65. (88) ″West 57th,″ CBS, 7.9.

65. (73) ″Last Electric Knight″ - ″Magical World of Disney,″ NBC, 7.9.

65. (85) ″The Shaggy Dog,″ Part 2, - ″ABC Family Classic,″ 7.9.

68. (79) ″A Man Called Hawk,″ ABC, 7.8.

69. (51) ″Nightingales,″ NBC, 7.7.

70. (38) ″Moonlighting,″ ABC, 6.9.

71. (NA) ″21 Jump Street,″ FOX, 5.4.

72. (95) ″Heartbeat,″ ABC, 5.2.

73. (95) ″Great Circuses of the World,″ ABC, 5.0.

73. (NA) ″COPS,″ FOX, 5.0.

75. (100) ″Men,″ ABC, 4.8.

76. (NA) ″The Reporters,″ FOX, 4.5.

77. (NA) ″Garry Shandling Show,″ FOX, 3.8.

78. (NA) ″Beyond Tomorrow,″ FOX, 3.6.

79. (NA) ″Tracey Ullman Show,″ FOX, 2.9.

80. (NA) ″Duet,″ FOX, 2.4.

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