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List of Week’s TV Ratings

January 9, 1996

Prime-time ratings as compiled by Nielsen Media Research for Jan. 1-7. Top 20 listings include the week’s ranking, with rating for the week, season- to-date rankings in parentheses, and total homes.

An ``X″ in parentheses denotes one-time-only presentation. A rating measures the percentage of the nation’s 95.9 million TV homes. Each ratings point represents 959,000 households.

1. (1) ``ER,″ NBC, 25.7, 24.6 million homes

2. (2) ``Seinfeld,″ NBC, 23.0, 22.1 million homes

3. (3) ``Friends,″ NBC, 21.0, 20.1 million homes

4. (4) ``Caroline in the City,″ NBC, 19.5, 18.7 million homes

5. (X) ``Tostitos Fiesta Bowl,″ CBS, 18.8, 18.0 million homes

6. (6) ``Single Guy,″ NBC, 18.3, 17.6 million homes

7. (22) ``NBC Sunday Night Movie: A Killer Amongst Us,″ NBC, 17.3, 16.6 million homes

8. (X) ``NFL on NBC _ Postgame,″ NBC, 16.5, 15.8 million homes

9. (7) ``Home Improvement,″ ABC, 15.6, 15.0 million homes

10. ``Mad About You,″ NBC, 15.5, 14.9 million homes

11. (10) ``60 Minutes,″ CBS, 14.9, 14.3 million homes

12. (X) ``Tostitos Fiesta Bowl _ Pregame,″ CBS, 14.5, 13.9 million homes

13. (20) ``America’s Funniest Home Videos 2,″ ABC, 14.4, 13.8 million homes

14. (11) ``20/20,″ ABC, 14.1, 13.5 million homes

15. (8) ``Coach,″ ABC, 14.0, 13.4 million homes

16. (11) ``Grace Under Fire,″ ABC, 13.8, 13.2 million homes

16. (17) ``NBC Monday Night Movies: Danielle Steel’s No Greater Love,″ NBC, 13.8, 13.2 million homes

18. (17) ``PrimeTime Live,″ ABC, 13.5, 12.9 million homes

19. (26) ``Law & Order,″ NBC, 13.3, 12.8 million homes

19. (X) ``Murder, She Wrote,″ 13.3, 12.8 million homes

19. ``NewsRadio,″ NBC, 13.3, 12.8 million homes

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22. ``Dateline NBC,″ (Wednesday) NBC, 13.2

23. ``ABC Sunday Night Movie: Terminator 2: Judgement Day,″ ABC, 13.1

24. ``Roseanne,″ ABC, 12.6

25. (X) ``Fedex Orange Bowl,″ CBS, 12.5

26. ``Touched By An Angel,″ CBS, 12.4

27. (X) ``Trouble With Lawyers,″ ABC, 12.3

28. ``ABC Monday Night Movie: Sneakers,″ ABC, 12.1

28. ``Family Matters,″ ABC, 12.1

30. ``Walker, Texas Ranger,″ CBS, 12.0

31. ``Boy Meets World,″ ABC, 11.9

32. ``Dateline NBC,″ (Friday) NBC, 11.7

32. ``Frasier,″ NBC, 11.7

34. (X) ``All-Star-TV Censored Bloopers,″ NBC, 11.6

35. ``Hudson Street,″ ABC, 11.5

35. ``Step By Step,″ ABC, 11.5

37. ``Lois & Clark,″ ABC, 11.3

38. ``Ellen,″ ABC, 11.2

39. ``Murder, She Wrote,″ CBS, 11.1

40. ``Wings,″ NBC, 11.0

41. ``Naked Truth,″ ABC, 10.9

42. ``Beverly Hills, 90210,″ Fox, 10.7

42. ``Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper,″ ABC, 10.7

44. ``Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman,″ CBS, 10.5

45. ``America’s Funniest Home Videos,″ ABC, 10.3

45. ``Drew Carey Show,″ ABC, 10.3

45. ``John Larroquette Show,″ NBC, 10.3

45. ``NewsRadio,″ NBC, 10.3

49. (X) ``Grand Ole Opry,″ CBS, 10.2

50. ``Dateline NBC,″ (Tuesday) NBC, 10.1

50. ``Unsolved Mysteries,″ NBC, 10.1

50. ``X-Files,″ Fox, 10.1

53. ``In The House,″ NBC, 10.0

53. ``Married ... With Children,″ Fox, 10.0

55. ``Fresh Prince of Bel Air,″ NBC, 9.9

56. ``CBS Sunday Movie: For Love Alone,″ CBS, 9.8

56. ``Matt Waters,″ CBS, 9.8

58. ``Simpsons,″ Fox, 9.4

59. ``Homicide: Life on The Street,″ NBC, 9.3

60. ``Diagnosis Murder,″ CBS, 9.2

61. ``Cops 2,″ Fox, 9.0

61. (X) ``National Geographic Special,″ NBC, 9.0

63. ``Dave’s World,″ CBS, 8.6

63. ``Melrose Place,″ Fox, 8.6

65. ``Cops,″ Fox, 8.5

66. ``America’s Most Wanted,″ Fox, 8.4

66. ``Martin,″ Fox, 8.4

68. ``JAG,″ NBC, 8.2

69. (X) ``Best of Mad-TV,″ Fox, 8.1

71. ``Picket Fences,″ CBS, 8.0

71. ``Saturday Night at The Movies: Iron Will,″ ABC, 8.0

73. ``Ned and Stacey,″ Fox, 7.9

74. ``ABC Thursday Night Movie: Falling Down,″ ABC, 7.6

74. ``Bless This House,″ CBS, 7.6

76. ``Living Single,″ Fox, 7.3

76. ``Party of Five,″ Fox, 7.3

78. ``American Gothic,″ CBS, 7.2

78. ``New York Undercover,″ Fox, 7.2

80. ``Jeff Foxworthy Show,″ ABC, 7.0

80. ``Partners,″ Fox, 7.0

82. (X) ``Before They Were Stars,″ ABC, 6.8

83. ``Crew,″ Fox, 6.7

84. ``Fox Tuesday Night Movie: Alien Nation: Millennium,″ Fox, 6.6

84. ``Maybe This Time,″ ABC, 6.6

88. ``Sisters,″ NBC, 6.1

87. ``Strange Luck,″ Fox, 6.0

88. ``Space: Above & Beyond,″ Fox, 5.7

89. ``Hope & Gloria,″ NBC, 5.2

90. (X) ``Fedex Orange Pregame,″ CBS, 5.0

91. ``Home Court,″ NBC, 4.9

92. ``Star Trek: Voyager,″ UPN, 3.8

93. ``The Parent ’Hood,″ WB, 2.9

94. ``The Wayans Bros,″ WB, 2.7

95. ``Sister, Sister,″ (Sunday) WB, 2.6

95. ``Sister, Sister,″ (Wednesday) WB, 2.6

97. ``Unhappily Ever After,″ WB, 2.5

98. ``Nowhere Man,″ UPN, 2.4

99. ``The Wayans Bros,″ WB, 2.3

100. ``Kirk,″ WB, 2.1

101. ``Deadly Games,″ UPN, 2.0

101. ``The Wayans Bros,″ WB, 2.0

103. ``Simon,″ WB, 1.8

104. ``Pinky & Brain,″ WB, 1.6

105. ``Live Shot,″ UPN, 1.2