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List of Week’s Top-Rated TV Shows With PM-Nielsens

October 5, 1988

NEW YORK (AP) _ Here are the prime-time television ratings as compiled by the A.C. Nielsen Co. for the week of Sept. 25-Oct. 2. Top 20 listings include the week’s ranking, rating for the week, and total homes. A rating measures the percentage of the nation’s 90.4 million TV homes.

1. ″Summer Olympics-Monday,″ NBC, 19.3 rating, 17.1 million homes.

2. ″Summer Olympics-Tuesday,″ NBC, 18.9, 16.7 million homes.

3. ″Summer Olympics-Thursday,″ NBC, 17.6, 15.6 million homes.

4. ″60 Minutes,″ CBS, 17.5, 15.5 million homes.

5. ″Summer Olympics-Wednesday,″ NBC, 17.2, 15.2 million homes.

6. ″Cocoon″ - ″CBS Sunday Movie,″ 17.1, 15.1 million homes.

7. ″Liberace″ - ″ABC Sunday Night Movie,″ 16.8, 14.9 million homes.

8. ″Murder, She Wrote,″ CBS, 16.7, 14.8 million homes.

9. ″Summer Olympics-Friday,″ NBC, 16.4, 14.5 million homes.

10. ″Summer Olympics-Saturday,″ NBC, 16.3, 14.4 million homes.

11. ″20-20,″ ABC, 15.4, 13.6 million homes.

12. ″Head of the Class-Thursday,″ ABC, 15.0, 13.3 million homes.

13. ″Growing Pains-Thursday,″ ABC, 14.6, 12.9 million homes.

14. ″Stand By Me″ - ″ABC Movie Special-Tuesday,″ 13.8, 12.2 million homes.

15. ″NFL Monday Night Football: LA Raiders vs. Denver,″ ABC, 13.7, 12.1 million homes.

16. ″Night Shift″ - ″ABC Movie Special-Wednesday,″ 13.5, 12.0 million homes.

17. ″Head of the Class-Wednesday,″ ABC, 13.4, 11.9 million homes.

18. ″Head of the Class-Tuesday,″ ABC, 13.3, 11.8 million homes.

19. ″Growing Pains-Wednesday,″ ABC, 13.1, 11.6 million homes.

19. ″Agnes of God″ - ″CBS Thursday Movie,″ 13.1, 11.6 million homes.

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21. ″Growing Pains-Tuesday,″ ABC, 12.8.

22. ″Summer Olympics-Sunday Closing,″ NBC, 12.3.

22. ″After the Promise″ - ″CBS Monday Movie,″ 12.3.

24. ″NFL Football,″ CBS, 11.8.

25. ″Newhart,″ CBS, 11.7.

26. ″Perfect Strangers-Sunday,″ ABC, 11.3.

27. ″The Cavanaughs,″ CBS, 11.2.

28. ″Mayflower Madam″ - ″CBS Tuesday Movie,″ 11.1.

28. ″Comedy Club Special,″ ABC, 11.1.

30. ″Who’s the Boss?-Sunday″, ABC, 11.0.

31. ″Just the Ten of Us,″ ABC, 10.6.

32. ″Full House,″ ABC, 10.5.

32. ″The Long Journey Home″ - ″CBS Friday Movie,″ 10.5.

34. ″Who’s the Boss?-Saturday″, ABC, 10.4.

34. ″Mr. Belvedere-Friday,″ ABC, 10.4.

36. ″The Girl in the Red Truck, Charlie Brown″ 9.9.

37. ″Club Paradise″ - ″ABC Movie Special-Saturday,″ 9.4.

38. ″48 Hours: Not On My Street,″ CBS, 9.2.

39. ″Perfect Strangers-Friday,″ ABC, 9.1.

40. ″Wiseguy,″ CBS, 9.0.

40. ″Live 3/8 Dick Clark Presents,″ CBS, 9.0.

42. ″Mutts,″ ABC, 8.5.

43. ″Beauty and the Beast,″ CBS, 8.2.

44. ″The Equalizer,″ CBS, 7.9.

45. ″America’s Most Wanted,″ FOX, 7.5.

46. ″Mr. Belvedere-Sunday,″ ABC, 7.4.

47. ″Married ... With Children,″ FOX, 7.3.

48. ″Deal of the Century″ - ″CBS Special Movie-Saturday,″ 7.1.

49. ″21 Jump Street,″ FOX, 5.7.

50. ″Frank’s Place,″ CBS, 5.6.

51. ″First Impressions,″ CBS, 5.4.

52. ″Garry Shandling Show,″ FOX, 4.8.

53. ″Tracey Ullman Show,″ FOX, 3.7.

54. ″Lyndon LaRouche,″ ABC, 3.6.

55. ″The Reporters,″ FOX, 3.5.

56. ″Beyond Tomorrow,″ FOX, 2.9.

57. ″Duet,″ FOX, 2.8.

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