Date: 30th November 2000

NBC Wins Another Sweeps Week

NBC continued to pull strong ratings for its Must-See-TV lineup and for other established hits like The West Wing, Frasier, Providence and Law & Order, even while its new entrees continued to founder last week, according to Nielsen Research. Aided also by its four-hour telecast of Titanic, the network won the fourth consecutive week of the November sweeps with an average 9.0 rating and a 15 share. ABC was in second place with an 8.7/14, followed closely by CBS with an 8.6/14. Fox trailed with a 6.1/10.

The top ten shows of the week according to Nielsen Research: 1. E.R. NBC, 15.2/27; 2. NFL Monday Night Football: Washington vs. St. Louis, ABC, 13.9/23; 3. Everybody Loves Raymond, CBS, 13.7/20; 4. Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (Tuesday), ABC, 13.3/21; 5. Millionaire (Sunday), ABC, 13.2/19; 6. Millionaire (Wednesday), ABC, 12.5/22; 6. The Practice, ABC, 12.5/20; 8. Law and Order, NBC, 12.2/21; 9. Becker, CBS, 11.9/17; 10. Frasier, NBC, 11.6/18; 10. Judging Amy, CBS, 11.6/19.

Source: Studio Briefing