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List of Nielsen Ratings For Week of Oct. 14-20 With PM-Nielsens

October 23, 1985

NEW YORK (AP) _ Here are the prime-time television ratings as compiled by the A.C. Nielsen Co. for the week of Oct. 14-20. Top 20 listings include the week’s ranking, with season-to-date ranking in parentheses, rating for the week, and total homes.

An ″X″ in parentheses denotes one-time-only presentation. Shows from 21 on include only the weekly ranking. A rating measures the percentage of the nation’s 85.9 million TV homes.

1. (1) ″The Cosby Show,″ NBC, 31.1 rating, 26.7 million homes.

2. (2) ″Family Ties,″ NBC, 28.1, 24.1 million homes.

3. (4) ″Murder, She Wrote,″ CBS, 23.8, 20.4 million homes.

4. (3) ″Cheers,″ NBC, 23.5, 20.2 million homes.

5. (X) ″American League Championship Game 7,″ NBC, 23.1, 19.8 million homes.

6. (X) ″World Series Game 2,″ ABC, 22.9, 19.7 million homes.

7. (7) ″Silent Witness,″ - ″NBC Monday Night Movies,″ 22.5, 19.3 million homes.

8. (8) ″Who’s the Boss?″, ABC, 22.4, 19.2 million homes.

9. (6) ″Dallas,″ CBS, 22.3, 19.2 million homes.

10. (X) ″World Series Game 1,″ ABC, 22.1, 19.0 million homes.

11. (11) ″I Dream of Jeannie: 15 Years Later,″ - ″NBC Sunday Night Movie,″ 21.4, 18.4 million homes.

12. (12) ″Night Court,″ NBC, 21.3, 18.3 million homes.

13. (16) ″Growing Pains, ABC, 21.0, 18.0 million homes.

14. (X) ″American League Championship Game 6,″ NBC, 20.9, 18.0 million homes.

15. (5) ″Dynasty,″ ABC, 20.6, 17.7 million homes.

16. (15) ″Kate & Allie,″ CBS, 20.5, 17.6 million homes.

17. (14) ″Knots Landing,″ CBS, 20.2, 17.4 million homes.

18. (9) ″Miami Vice,″ NBC, 19.9, 17.1 million homes.

19. (18) ″Simon & Simon,″ CBS, 19.8, 17.0 million homes.

20. (12) ″60 Minutes,″ CBS, 19.6, 16.8 million homes.

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21. (X) ″19th Annual Country Music Awards,″ CBS.

22. (26) ″Moonlighting,″ ABC.

23. (31) ″Promises To Keep,″ - ″CBS Tuesday Night Movie.″

24. (28) ″NFL Monday Night Football: Miami vs. New York Jets,″ ABC.

25. (18) ″Golden Girls,″ NBC.

26. (29) ″Scarecrow & Mrs. King,″ CBS.

27. (X) NFL Football Runover, NBC.

28. (25) ″Falcon Crest,″ CBS.

28. (22) ″Crazy Like a Fox,″ CBS.

30. (21) ″Hotel,″ ABC.

31. (35) ″227,″ NBC.

32. (X) ″American League Championship Pre-Game 7,″ NBC.

33. (35) ″Hill Street Blues,″ NBC.

33. (33) ″Facts of Life,″ NBC.

35. (34) ″TV’s Bloopers & Practical Jokes,″ NBC.

36. (42) ″20-20,″ ABC.

37. (44) ″Hunter,″ NBC.

37. (22) ″Amazing Stories,″ NBC.

39. (X) ″World Series Pre-Game 2,″ ABC.

39. (37) ″Magnum, P.I.,″ CBS.

39. (X) ″American League Championship Pre-Game 6,″ NBC.

42. (41) ″Gimme A Break,″ NBC.

43. (39) ″Twilight Zone,″ CBS.

43. (32) ″Alfred Hitchcock,″ NBC.

45. (46) ″The Equalizer,″ CBS. 46. (X) ″World Series Pre-Game 1,″ ABC.

47. (48) ″The Insiders,″ ABC.

48. (40) ″Trapper John, M.D.,″ CBS.

49. (X) NFL Football Post-Game, NBC.

50. (47) ″Webster,″ ABC.

51. (50) ″Knight Rider,″ NBC.

52. (42) ″Agatha Christie’s 13 At Dinner,″ - ″CBS Saturday Night Movie.″

53. (54) ″Airwolf,″ CBS.

54. (53) ″Hardcastle & McCormick,″ ABC.

55. (57) ″Charlie & Company,″ CBS.

55. (52) ″Misfits of Science,″ NBC.

57. (59) ″George Burns Comedy Week,″ CBS.

58. (55) ″Mr. Belvedere,″ ABC.

59. (61) ″Stir Crazy,″ CBS.

60. (64) ″Diff’rent Strokes,″ ABC.

61. (60) ″Benson,″ ABC.

62. (67) ″Ripley’s Believe It or Not,″ ABC.

63. (63) ″Our Family Honor,″ ABC.

64. (62) ″Lady Blue,″ ABC.

65. (69) ″Spenser: For Hire,″ ABC.

66. (70) ″Hometown,″ CBS.

67. (71) ″The Fall Guy,″ ABC.

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