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Television Ratings List With PM-Nielsens

November 5, 1986

NEW YORK (AP) _ Here are the prime-time television ratings as compiled by the A.C. Nielsen Co. for the week of Oct. 27-Nov. 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. Shows from 21 on include only the weekly ranking. A rating measures the percentage of the nation’s 87.4 million TV homes.

1. (X) ″World Series Game 7: Boston vs. New York Mets,″ NBC, 38.9 rating, 34.0 million homes.

2. (1) ″The Cosby Show,″ NBC, 34.9, 30.5 million homes.

3. (2) ″Family Ties,″ NBC, 33.2, 29.0 million homes.

4. (4) ″Murder She Wrote,″ CBS, 27.7, 24.2 million homes.

5. (3) ″Cheers,″ NBC, 27.2, 23.8 million homes.

6. (8) ″60 Minutes,″ CBS, 26.0, 22.7 million homes.

7. (6) ″Night Court,″ NBC, 25.6, 22.4 million homes.

8. (5) ″Golden Girls,″ NBC, 25.0, 21.8 million homes.

9. (7) ″Moonlighting,″ ABC, 23.9, 20.9 million homes.

10. (X) ″World Series Pregame 7,″ NBC, 23.7, 20.7 million homes.

11. (10) ″Growing Pains, ABC, 22.5, 19.7 million homes.

12. (11) ″Who’s the Boss?″, ABC, 22.0, 19.2 million homes.

13. (9) ″Dallas,″ CBS, 20.5, 17.9 million homes.

14. (13) ″Newhart,″ CBS, 20.0, 17.5 million homes.

15. (12) ″Amen,″ NBC, 19.6, 17.1 million homes.

16. (21) ″Designing Women,″ CBS, 18.3, 16.0 million homes.

17. (16) ″Something In Common″ - ″CBS Sunday Movie,″ 18.2, 15.9 million homes.

18. (15) ″227,″ NBC, 18.0, 15.7 million homes.

18. (19) ″Kate & Allie,″ CBS, 18.0, 15.7 million homes.

20. (47) ″20-20,″ ABC, 17.9, 15.6 million homes.

21. (17) ″Matlock,″ NBC, 17.6.

22. (17) ″Dynasty,″ ABC, 17.0.

23. (20) ″Highway to Heaven,″ NBC, 16.8.

24. (25) ″Miami Vice,″ NBC, 16.4.

25. (27) ″Hill Street Blues,″ NBC, 16.3.

26. (32) ″Magnum, P.I.,″ CBS, 16.2.

27. (22) ″My Sister Sam,″ CBS, 16.0.

28. (22) ″Rage Of Angels, Cont.,″ Part 1, - ″NBC Sunday Night Movie,″ 15.9.

28. (32) ″Cagney & Lacey,″ CBS, 15.9.

28. (24) ″Head Of The Class,″ ABC, 15.9.

31. (35) ″Facts of Life,″ NBC, 15.8.

32. (38) ″L.A. Law,″ NBC, 15.6.

32. (30) ″Falcon Crest,″ CBS, 15.6.

34. (45) ″Jack & Mike,″ ABC, 15.5.

35. (36) ″Knots Landing,″ CBS, 15.4.

36. (31) ″Never Say Never Again″ - ″ABC Sunday Night Movie,″ 15.3.

37. (25) ″Hunter,″ NBC, 14.7.

37. (34) ″Perfect Strangers,″ ABC, 14.7.

39. (29) ″Gimme A Break,″ NBC, 14.5.

39. (37) ″Valerie,″ NBC, 14.5.

39. (40) ″Hotel,″ ABC, 14.5.

42. (41) ″Manhunt For Claude Dallas″ - ″CBS Tuesday Movie,″ 14.4.

42. (39) ″The Equalizer,″ CBS, 14.4.

44. (44) ″Scarecrow & Mrs. King,″ CBS, 14.3.

45. (48) ″St. Elsewhere,″ NBC, 13.6.

46. (49) ″Our House,″ NBC, 13.3.

47. (42) ″You Again?″ NBC, 13.2.

48. (46) ″Easy Street,″ NBC, 13.1.

48. (56) ″Simon & Simon,″ CBS, 13.1.

50. (X) ″Reagan Paid Political,″ CBS, 12.3.

51. (52) ″The A-Team,″ NBC, 12.2.

52. (58) ″Mr. Belvedere,″ ABC, 11.9.

53. (64) ″Downtown,″ CBS, 11.8.

53. (61) ″Vengeance: Story/Tony Cimo″ - ″CBS Saturday Movie,″ 11.8.

53. (54) ″Webster,″ ABC, 11.8.

53. (57) ″Ask Max,″ - ″Disney Sunday Movie,″ ABC, 11.8.

57. (60) ″Crime Story,″ NBC, 11.6.

58. (55) ″Kay O’Brien,″ CBS, 11.5.

59. (58) ″Wizard,″ CBS, 10.9.

60. (X) ″Republican Paid Political,″ ABC, 10.6.

61. (51) ″MacGyver,″ ABC, 10.3.

62. (62) ″Spenser: For Hire,″ ABC, 10.1.

63. (68) ″The Colbys,″ ABC, 10.0.

64. (52) ″Together We Stand,‴ CBS, 9.2.

65. (72) ″Starman,″ ABC, 9.1.

66. (66) ″1986,″ NBC, 8.9.

67. (27) ″NFL Monday Night Football: Washington vs. New York Giants,″ ABC, 8.8.

68. (67) ″Sledge Hammer,″ ABC, 8.7.

69. (65) ″Better Days,″ CBS, 8.5.

70. (69) ″Sidekicks,″ ABC, 8.2.

71. (71) ″Life With Lucy,″ ABC, 8.0.

72. (73) ″Ellen Burstyn Show,″ ABC, 6.3.

73. (75) ″Our World,″ ABC, 6.0.

74. (74) ″Heart Of The City,″ ABC, 5.3.