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Prime-Time Nielsen Ratings

November 20, 2001

Prime-time ratings compiled by Nielsen Media Research for Nov. 12-18. Top 20 listings include the week’s ranking, with ratings 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 105.5 million TV homes. Each ratings point represents 1,055,000 households.

1. (1) ``ER,″ NBC, 17.8, 18.8 million homes.

2. (1) ``Friends,″ NBC, 16.1, 17.0 million homes.

3. (3) ``CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,″ CBS, 15.7, 16.5 million homes.

3. (X) ``Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Special,″ CBS, 15.7, 16.6 million homes.

5. (4) ``Everybody Loves Raymond,″ CBS, 14.1, 14.9 million homes.

6. (4) ``Law & Order,″ NBC, 13.9, 14.6 million homes.

7. (4) ``The West Wing,″ NBC, 13.1, 13.9 million homes.

8. (14) ``Frasier,″ NBC, 12.3, 13.0 million homes.

8. (X) ``Frasier: Clip Show,″ NBC, 12.3, 13.0 million homes.

10. (10) ``JAG,″ CBS, 11.5, 12.1 million homes.

11. (10) ``Becker,″ CBS, 11.3, 12.0 million homes.

11. (9) ``Survivor: Africa,″ CBS, 11.3, 12.0 million homes.

13. (X) ``Scrubs,″ NBC, 10.9, 11.5 million homes.

14. (7) ``Will & Grace,″ NBC, 10.8, 11.4 million homes.

15. (12) ``NFL Monday Night Football: Baltimore at Tennessee,″ ABC, 10.6, 11.2 million homes.

15. (18) ``The Practice,″ ABC, 10.6, 11.2 million homes.

17. (14) ``Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,″ NBC, 10.5, 11.1 million homes.

18. (18) ``60 Minutes,″ CBS, 9.6, 10.2 million homes.

18. (16) ``Just Shoot Me,″ NBC, 9.6, 10.1 million homes.

20. (24) ``Fox NFL Sunday-Post Game: Various Teams and Times,″ Fox, 9.3, 9.8 million homes.

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20. (X) ``Frasier,″ NBC, 9.3

22. ``The King of Queens,″ CBS, 9.2

23. ``Yes, Dear,″ CBS, 9.0

24. ``NFL Monday Showcase,″ ABC, 8.9

24. ``NYPD Blue,″ ABC, 8.9

26. ``Crossing Jordan,″ NBC, 8.8

27. ``Providence,″ NBC, 8.7

28. ``Law & Order: Criminal Intent,″ NBC, 8.5

29. ``60 Minutes II,″ CBS, 8.4

29. ``CBS Sunday Movie: In Love and War,″ CBS, 8.4

29. ``Dateline NBC-Friday,″ NBC, 8.4

29. ``The Simpsons,″ Fox, 8.4

33. ``Who Wants to be a Millionaire-Thursday,″ ABC, 8.2

33. (X) ``Victoria Secret’s Fashion Show,″ ABC, 8.2

35. (X) ``Barbara Walters,″ ABC, 8.1

35. ``My Wife and Kids,″ ABC, 8.1

37. (X) ``Frasier,″ NBC, 7.9

38. ``Boston Public,″ Fox, 7.8

38. ``Weakest Link,″ NBC, 7.8

40. ``20/20-Wednesday,″ ABC, 7.7

41. ``Family Law,″ CBS, 7.6

41. ``Who Wants to be a Millionaire-Monday,″ ABC, 7.6

43. ``The Agency,″ CBS, 7.5

44. ``The Education of Max Bickford,″ CBS, 7.4

44. ``Malcolm in the Middle,″ Fox, 7.4

46. ``Bernie Mac,″ Fox, 7.3

46. ``Ed,″ NBC, 7.3

46. ``Philly,″ ABC, 7.3

49. ``Dateline NBC-Tuesday,″ NBC, 7.2

49. ``Primetime Thursday,″ ABC, 7.2

51. ``Weakest Link-Sunday,″ NBC, 7.1

51. ``Wonderful World Of Disney: The Facts Of Life Reunion,″ ABC, 7.1

53. ``The Drew Carey Show,″ ABC, 6.9

54. ``According to Jim,″ ABC, 6.8

54. (X) ``Bernie Mac Preview,″ Fox, 6.8

56. ``ABC Saturday Night Movie: A Time to Kill,″ ABC, 6.7

56. ``Ally McBeal,″ Fox, 6.7

56. ``Third Watch,″ NBC, 6.7

56. ``Whose Line is it Anyway?-Wednesday,″ ABC, 6.7

60. ``Alias,″ ABC, 6.1

60. ``That ’70s Show,″ Fox, 6.1

62. ``The Amazing Race,″ CBS, 6.0

63. ``The X-Files,″ Fox, 5.9

64. (X) ``Garth Brooks Live!″ CBS, 5.6

64. ``That’s Life,″ CBS, 5.6

66. ``24,″ Fox, 5.5

66. (X) ``A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving,″ ABC, 5.5

66. ``Titus,″ Fox, 5.5

69. ``7th Heaven,″ WB, 5.4

69. ``Dharma & Greg,″ ABC, 5.4

69. (X) ``Malcolm in the Middle,″ Fox, 5.4

69. ``Spin City,″ ABC, 5.4

69. ``UC: Undercover,″ NBC, 5.4

74. ``Dateline NBC-Sunday,″ NBC, 5.3

74. (X) ``Winnie The Pooh’s Thanksgiving,″ ABC, 5.3

76. (X) ``Funny Flubs & Screw-Ups 9,″ CBS, 5.2

77. ``48 Hours,″ CBS, 4.9

77. ``Cops 2: New Jersey,″ Fox, 4.9

77. ``Undeclared,″ Fox, 4.9

80. ``America’s Most Wanted: America Fights Back,″ Fox, 4.7

81. ``Cops: Coast to Coast,″ Fox, 4.6

81. ``Enterprise,″ UPN, 4.6

81. ``Thieves,″ ABC, 4.6

84. ``The Ellen Show,″ CBS, 4.5

85. ``Dark Angel,″ Fox, 4.3

86. (X) ``Home Depot Prime College Football: Florida State at Florida,″ CBS, 4.0

86. ``Smallville,″ WB, 4.0

88. ``Gilmore Girls,″ WB, 3.8

89. (X) ``24,″ Fox, 3.6

89. ``Buffy, the Vampire Slayer,″ UPN, 3.6

89. ``Temptation Island 2,″ Fox, 3.6

89. ``World Wrestling Federation Smackdown!″ UPN, 3.6

93. ``The Tick,″ Fox, 3.5

94. ``Family Guy,″ Fox, 3.3

95. ``Angel,″ WB, 3.2

95. ``Charmed,″ WB, 3.2

95. ``Dawson’s Creek,″ WB, 3.2

95. ``Reba,″ WB, 3.2

99. ``The Parkers,″ UPN, 2.7

100. ``Felicity,″ WB, 2.6

100. ``Girlfriends,″ UPN, 2.6

100. ``NBC Saturday Night Movies: Rocky,″ NBC, 2.6

103. ``Raising Dad,″ WB, 2.5

103. ``Special Unit 2,″ UPN, 2.5

105. ``One On One,″ UPN, 2.4

106. ``The Hughleys,″ UPN, 2.3

106. ``The Steve Harvey Show,″ WB, 2.3

108. ``Sabrina, the Teenage Witch,″ WB, 2.2

109. ``Ripley’s Believe It Or Not,″ WB, 2.1

110. ``Maybe It’s Me,″ WB, 2.0

110. ``Nikki,″ WB, 2.0

110. ``Off Centre,″ WB, 2.0

110. ``Roswell,″ UPN, 2.0

114. ``Popstars 2,″ WB, 1.9

115. ``Nikki-Sunday,″ WB, 1.7

116. ``Touched By an Angel-Wednesday,″ Pax, 1.4

117. ``Doc-Sunday,″ Pax, 1.3

117. (X) ``Iron Chef USA: Las Vegas,″ UPN, 1.3

119. ``Diagnosis Murder-Tuesday,″ Pax, 1.2

119. ``Touched By an Angel-Thursday,″ Pax, 1.2

121. ``Diagnosis Murder-Wednesday,″ Pax, 1.1

121. ``Pax Big Event: Diagnosis Murder: Deadly Mirage,″ Pax, 1.1

123. (X) ``Buffy, the Vampire Slayer,″ UPN, 1.0

123. ``Candid Camera-Wednesday,″ Pax, 1.0

123. ``Diagnosis Murder-Monday,″ Pax, 1.0

123. ``Diagnosis Murder-Thursday,″ Pax, 1.0

123. ``Ponderosa-Sunday,″ Pax, 1.0

123. ``Weakest Link,″ Pax, 1.0

129. ``Candid Camera-Sunday,″ Pax, 0.9

129. ``Diagnosis Murder-Friday,″ Pax, 0.9

129. ``Touched By an Angel-Monday,″ Pax, 0.9

132. ``Encounters with the Unexplained,″ Pax, 0.8

132. ``It’s a Miracle,″ Pax, 0.8

132. ``Mysterious Ways-Tuesday,″ Pax, 0.8

135. (X) ``Best Of Bonanza,″ Pax, 0.7

135. ``Doc-Tuesday,″ Pax, 0.7

137. ``Mysterious Ways-Sunday,″ Pax, 0.6

138. ``Miracle Pets-Monday,″ Pax, 0.5

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