Prime-time ratings as compiled by Nielsen Media Research for July 10-16. 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 95.4 million TV homes. Each ratings point represents 954,000 households.

1. (6) ``Friends,'' NBC, 15.8, 15.1 million homes

2. (1) ``Seinfeld,'' NBC, 14.3, 13.6 million homes

3. (X) ``Major League Baseball All-Star Game,'' ABC, 13.9, 13.3 million homes

4. (2) ``ER,'' NBC, 13.7, 13.1 million homes

5. (19) ``PrimeTime Live,'' ABC, 12.6, 12.0 million homes

6. (X) ``Home Improvement,'' ABC, 12.0, 11.5 million homes

7. (5) ``Grace Under Fire,'' ABC, 11.9, 11.4 million homes

7. (17) ``NBC Monday Night Movies: Regarding Henry,'' NBC, 11.9, 11.4 million homes

9. (17) ``CBS Sunday Movie: War of The Roses,'' CBS, 11.6, 11.1 million homes

10. (9) ``Roseanne,'' ABC, 11.5, 11.0 million homes

10. (7) ``60 Minutes,'' CBS, 11.5, 11.0 million homes

12. (14) ``Ellen,'' ABC, 11.4, 10.9 million homes

13. ``Dateline NBC,'' (Tuesday) NBC, 10.9, 10.4 million homes

14. (15) ``Frasier,'' NBC, 10.4, 9.9 million homes

15. ``America's Funniest Home Videos,'' ABC, 10.1, 9.6 million homes

16. ``John Larroquette,'' NBC, 10.0, 9.5 million homes

16. (9) ``Murder, She Wrote,'' CBS, 10.0, 9.5 million homes

16. (12) ``20/20,'' ABC, 10.0, 9.5 million homes

19. (X) ``Before They Were Stars,'' ABC, 9.9, 9.4 million homes

19. ``Cybill,'' CBS, 9.9, 9.4 million homes

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21. ``CBS Tuesday Movie: Steel Magnolias,'' CBS, 9.7

21. ``Major League Baseball All-Star Pre-Game,'' ABC, 9.7

23. ``Murphy Brown,'' CBS, 9.5

24. ``Dave's World,'' CBS, 9.2

24. ``Hope & Gloria,'' NBC, 9.2

26. ``Dateline NBC,'' (Wednesday) NBC, 9.1

26. ``48 Hours,'' CBS, 9.1

28. ``Mad About You,'' (Thursday) NBC, 8.9

29. ``Chicago Hope,'' CBS, 8.6

29. ``Nanny,'' CBS, 8.6

31. ``America's Funniest Home Videos,'' ABC, 8.4

31. ``NBC Sunday Night Movie: A Matter of Justice Pt. 1,'' NBC, 8.4

33. ``Step By Step,'' ABC, 8.3

33. ``Walker, Texas Ranger,'' CBS, 8.3

35. ``Wings,'' NBC, 8.1

36. ``Pride & Joy,'' NBC, 8.0

37. ``ABC Sunday Night Movie: Blaze,'' ABC, 7.9

37. ``Family Matters,'' ABC, 7.9

37. ``Hangin' With Mr. Cooper,'' ABC, 7.9

37. ``In The House,'' NBC, 7.9

41. ``Law & Order,'' NBC, 7.8

42. ``Boy Meets World,'' ABC, 7.7

42. (X) ``Turning Point,'' ABC, 7.7

42. (X) ``When Stars Were Kids,'' NBC, 7.7

45. ``Fresh Prince of Bel Air,'' NBC, 7.6

46. (X) ``Very Best of Ed Sullivan,'' CBS, 7.5

47. ``Dateline NBC,'' (Friday) NBC, 7.0

47. ``Eye To Eye,'' CBS, 7.0

47. ``Married ... With Children,'' Fox, 7.0

47. ``Rescue: 911,'' CBS, 7.0

51. ``Christy,'' CBS, 6.5

51. ``X-Files,'' Fox, 6.5

53. ``Unsolved Mysteries,'' NBC, 6.4

54. ``Homicide: Life on the Street,'' NBC, 6.3

54. ``Matlock,'' ABC, 6.3

54. ``Touched By An Angel,'' CBS, 6.3

57. ``ABC Monday Night Movie: Son of The Morning Star Pt. 2,'' ABC, 6.2

57. ``Burke's Law,'' CBS, 6.2

57. ``Movie of The Week: Curly Sue,'' NBC, 6.2

60. ``America's Most Wanted,'' Fox, 6.1

61. ``Simpson,'' Fox, 6.0

62. ``Cops 2,'' Fox, 5.9

62. ``Critic,'' Fox, 5.9

62. ``Diagnosis Murder,'' CBS, 5.9

62. ``Living Single,'' Fox, 5.9

62. ``Marshal,'' ABC, 5.9

67. ``George Carlin Show,'' Fox, 5.8

67. ``McKenna,'' ABC, 5.8

69. ``Cops,'' Fox, 5.7

70. ``Northern Exposure,'' CBS, 5.6

71. (X) ``Major League Baseball,'' ABC, 5.5

71. ``Under Suspicion,'' CBS, 5.5

73. ``Martin,'' Fox, 5.3

74. ``Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman,'' CBS, 5.0

75. ``Fox Tuesday Night Movie: Deadly Vows,'' Fox, 4.9

75. ``Seaquest DSV,'' NBC, 4.9

77. ``Search and Rescue,'' NBC, 4.7

77. ``Time of Lost Civilization,'' NBC, 4.7

79. ``New York Undercover,'' Fox, 4.5

79. ``Tales From the Crypt Prime 2,'' Fox, 4.5

81. ``Tales From the Crypt Prime 1,'' Fox, 4.0

82. ``Encounters,'' Fox, 3.9

83. ``Beverly Hills, 90210,'' Fox, 3.6

84. ``Sliders,'' Fox, 3.3

85. ``Star Trek: Voyager,'' UPN, 3.1

86. ``Great Defender,'' Fox, 2.9

87. ``Party of Five,'' Fox, 2.6

88. ``The Wayans Bros.,'' WB, 2.3

89. ``Unhappily Ever After,'' WB, 2.2

90. ``Marker,'' UPN, 1.9

90. ``The Parent 'Hood,'' WB, 1.9

92. ``The Parent 'Hood,'' (8:00) WB, 1.8

93. ``Pig Sty,'' UPN, 1.7

94. ``Platypus Man,'' UPN, 1.6

95. ``Legend,'' UPN, 1.5